Document Type

Conference Paper


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Electrical and electronic engineering

Publication Details

Universities Power Engineering Conference, 2008. UPEC 2008. 43rd International. 1-4 Sept. 2008.

doi: 10.1109/UPEC.2008.4651551



This paper defines the current position for micro-generation, with particular reference to the potential for micro-wind units, in the Irish electricity supply system. A network model is developed using the Distflow method of load flow analysis and is applied to consider the appropriate level of micro-generation penetration.