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  1. 1. The Impact of Wind Power Production on Electricity Price Volatility : A Time-Series Analysis

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Alexander Wirdemo; [2017]
    Keywords : Wind power; price volatility; Nord pool;

    Abstract : This study investigates how increased wind power production (in MWh) in Sweden has affected electricity price volatility in the Nordic wholesale electricity exchange Nord Pool. The importance and growth of wind power have emerged in light of its low marginal costs of production and it being a renewable, zero-carbon electricity generation source. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of an electricity market model based on short-term power plant recruitment in liberalized market conditions

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : ERIK BJÖRKLUND; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Deregulated electricity markets enable power generation resources to be allocated efficiently in the short-term through competitive bidding on the power exchange, thus resulting in the lowest generation cost possible given the power plants currently available. With increasing shares of intermittent power sources and prospects of substantial changes in baseload power, as seen recently in Sweden, it is of interest to be able to predict electricity market outcomes given certain changes in the power system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Solar PV-CSP Hybridisation for Baseload Generation : A Techno-economic Analysis for the Chilean Market

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Kevin Larchet; [2015]
    Keywords : Solar Energy; Solar PV; Solar CSP; Techno-economic Analysis; Chile; Hybridisation;

    Abstract : The development of high capacity factor solar power plants is an interesting topic, especially when considering the climate and economic conditions of a location such as the Chilean Atacama Desert. The hybridisation of solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies for such an application is a promising collaboration. READ MORE