Improving the value of variable and uncertain power generation in energy systems (VaGe)

Project objective

Improve decision making under weather related variability and uncertainty in two different time scales: 1) short-term power plant unit commitment and dispatch decisions (lookahead up to 36 hours) and 2) medium-term optimization of storage use, consumer resources and other slow processes (look-ahead up to two weeks).

Expected outcome

Attempts to provide answers on how energy system flexibility can increase the value of variable and uncertain power generation from wind power and PV.

Contributing participants

  • Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd