Short term fluctuations of wind and solar power systems

  title={Short term fluctuations of wind and solar power systems},
  author={MAnvari and Gerrit Lohmann and MW{\"a}chter and PMilan and Elke Lorenz and DHeinemann and MRezaRahimiTabar},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
Wind and solar power are known to be highly influenced by weather events and may ramp up or down abruptly. Such events in the power production influence not only the availability of energy, but also the stability of the entire power grid. By analysing significant amounts of data from several regions around the world with resolutions of seconds to minutes, we provide strong evidence that renewable wind and solar sources exhibit multiple types of variability and nonlinearity in the time scale of… 

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  • J. Apt
  • Engineering, Environmental Science
  • 2008
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