Title: Report on Saving Potentials in Energy Transmission and Distribution
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2012
JRC N°: JRC72876
ISBN: 978-92-79-25684-4 (print)
978-92-79-25683-7 (pdf)
ISSN: 1018-5593 (print)
1831-9424 (online)
Other Identifiers: EUR 25423 EN
OPOCE LD-NA-25423-EN-C (print); LD-NA-25423-EN-N (online)
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC72876
DOI: 10.2790/60552
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report analyses technically the energy saving potentials in electricity grids including both transmission and distribution parts. The focus is on technical active loss reduction in electricity grid through different sitings of flexible power generators (like gas turbines). For the study a simplified triangular shape grid configuration is used containing three nodes connected through three lines each with other. The study area is considered the North Sea due to the relatively high wind power potential. The study results indicate that active losses could be reduced as much as by 40% through optimization of the electricity system topology.
JRC Directorate:Energy, Transport and Climate

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