Global connections

Design challenge: How to evaluate the interaction of ancillary services?

The electricity sector is changing rapidly, where the main drivers of the development include climate change, interconnection of power systems and digitalization. Subsequent phenomena briskly materialize: increasing share of renewable energy sources, changing load patterns as well as demand response, new business models, and cross-regional power system coupling with increasing interconnection capacity. To cope with these developments, we need to rethink grid development, maintenance, and operation strategies. In this context, policymakers and engineers are also required to adapt existing ancillary services to ensure reliable operation of the electricity system.

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