AC Alternating Current
AGC Automatic Generation Control
CAES Compressed Air Energy Storage
CHP Combined Heat and Power
DFIG Doubly Fed Induction Generator
DGS Distributed Generation Systems
DSM Demand Side Management
DSO Distribution System Operator
ENTSO European Network of Transmission System Operators
FACT Flexible AC Transmission System Device
FRT Fault Ride Through
GW Gigawatt
GWh Gigawatt hour
HVAC High voltage AC
HVDC High voltage DC
IGBT Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor
ISET Institut fur Solare Energietechnik (Kassel, Germany)
ISO Independent System Operator
kV kilo Volt
MVAR Mega Volt Ampere Reactive
MW Megawatt
MWh Megawatt hour
NTC Net Transfer Capacity
NWP Numerical Weather Prediction
PAC Pumped (hydro) Accumulation Storage
PCC Point of Common Coupling
RMSE Root Mean Square Error
SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
SVC Static Var Compensator
TEN-E Trans European Networks Energy
TSO Transmission System Operator
TW Terawatt
TWh Terawatt hour
UCTE Unionfor the Coordination of Transmission of Electricity
VPS Virtual Power Station
VSC Voltage Source Converter
WEPP Wind Energy Power Plant
WFCM Wind Farm Cluster Management
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