Ancillary services are of utmost importance of a reliable operation of power systems, maybe even more so when increasing the penetration of renewable energy generation sources. These are to be procured and remunerated in a market environment. To give a complete overview of these aspects, we discuss in this module
- ancillary services themselves
- the idea of payment of capacity and energy
- the way various types of ancillary services are procured and remunerated, eventually
The module is composed of a set of video lectures. The module introduction gives an overview of the theme and topics to be covered. The lecture slides are also made available.