Grid frequency regulation by recycling electrical energy in flywheels

@article{Lazarewicz2004GridFR,
  title={Grid frequency regulation by recycling electrical energy in flywheels},
  author={Matthew L. Lazarewicz and Alex Rojas},
  journal={IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2004.},
  year={2004},
  pages={2038-2042 Vol.2}
}
Grid frequency regulation function addresses the balance between the network's load and power generated. The system operator generates a signal, area control error (ACE) signal at PJM, based on the difference between these two parameters. The expected goal is to keep the system near nominal 60 or 50 Hz. Traditionally, frequency regulation is managed by varying the output of fossil fuel or hydro generators connected to the electric grid. The authors present a new method in which electric energy… Expand
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