Handling the intermittence of wind and solar energy resources, from planning to operation. Uruguays success
Eliana Cornalino, Pablo Soubes, Juan Palacio, María Cristina Alvarez, Enzo Coppes, Gonzalo Casaravilla, Ruben Chaer
36th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Washington DC, USA, 23-26 sep, page 1--5- 2018
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Department(s):  Potencia
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This work shows the planning process and the subsequent operation of the electricity energy system of Uruguay with installed wind and solar energy capacity similar to the peak demand of the system. Uruguay is a country of just over three million inhabitants with an annual electricity demand in 2017 of 11,200 GWh. In the last two decades the Demand grew at an annual rate close to 3.5%, for the last five years close to 2.5% and for the future it is expected to grow close to 2%.

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