Developing Incentive Mechanism for Wind Generation Considering Energy Efficiency Programs

  • Sina Yousefisadr Department of Engineering, Standard research institute, Karaj,Iran
  • Shoorangiz Shams Shamsabad Farahani Department of Electrical Engineering, Islamshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University
Keywords: Wind power generation, Support scheme package, Generation expansion planning, Incentive mechanism cost, Energy efficiency programs.



Smart grids have essential roles in the process of transition to a low-carbon energy sector, ensuring the efficient and sustainable use of natural resources such as wind generator. High penetration rate of intermittent wind generation in smart competitive power system has necessitated the development of more sophisticated support scheme for wind generation resource. However, providing this support scheme cost in competitive electricity market is an important problem which is investigated in this paper. In order to overcome this problem, a modified model is derived to study the impact of energy efficiency approaches on support scheme cost of wind generation. In this study, energy efficiency programs are proposed in two perspectives; the supply side and the demand side. Implementing energy efficiency programs in supply side via integration of storage resources and wind power generation is carried out in order to increase the capacity factor of wind generation. On demand side, implementing the proposed energy efficiency programs is carried out as strategies to reduce the peak load levels.


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How to Cite
Yousefisadr, S., & Shams Shamsabad Farahani, S. (2021). Developing Incentive Mechanism for Wind Generation Considering Energy Efficiency Programs. Majlesi Journal of Energy Management, 10(1). Retrieved from