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Volume 22, 2017International Conference on Advances in Energy Systems and Environmental Engineering (ASEE17)
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|Published online||07 November 2017|
Temporal and spatial complementarity of wind and solar resources in Lower Silesia (Poland)
AGH University, Faculty of Management, 30-059 Kraków, 30 Mickiewicza Av., Poland
2 Institute of Meteorology and Water Management - National Research Institute, 01-673 Warsaw, Podleśna 61, Poland
3 Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, PlacGrunwaldzki 13, 50-377 Wrocław, Poland
4 Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Institute of Environmental Development and Protection, Grunwaldzki 24, 50-363 Wrocław, Poland
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This paper investigates the concept of temporal and spatial complementarity of wind and solar resources in Lower Silesia (south-wester Poland). For the purpose of our research we have used hourly load and energy yield from photovoltaics and wind turbines covering period 2010-2014. In order to assess the spatial complementarity we have divided the considered voivodeship into 74 squared regions with maximal area of 400 km2. The obtained results indicate an existence of temporal complementarity on a monthly time scale and a positive correlation between load and wind generation patterns (also on a monthly time scale). The temporal complementarity for hourly time series in relatively low but has potential to smooth the energy generation curves.
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