Short-Term Power Fluctuations of Large Wind Power Plants*

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Yih-huei Wan

National Wind Technology Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 1617 Cole Blvd, Golden, CO 80401e-mail: yih-hue_wan@nrel.gov

Demy Bucaneg

Enron Wind, 13681 Chantico Road, Tehachapi, CA 93561e-mail: demy_bucaneg@enron.com

J. Sol. Energy Eng 124(4), 427-431 (Nov 08, 2002) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1507762 History: Received February 01, 2002; Revised June 01, 2002; Online November 08, 2002
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