Smoothing of PV power fluctuations by geographical dispersion

  title={Smoothing of PV power fluctuations by geographical dispersion},
  author={Javier Marcos Luis Marroyo and Eduardo Lorenzo and Miguel Garcia},
The quality and the reliability of the power generated by large grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) plants are negatively affected by the source characteristic variability. This paper deals with the smoothing of power fluctuations because of geographical dispersion of PV systems. The fluctuation frequency and the maximum fluctuation registered at a PV plant ensemble are analyzed to study these effects. We propose an empirical expression to compare the fluctuation attenuation because of both the… CONTINUE READING
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