Dynamic Simulation of a Wind Farm With Variable-Speed Wind Turbines

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E. Muljadi, C. P. Butterfield

National Wind Technology Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Coloradoe-mail: eduard muljadi@nrel.gov

J. Sol. Energy Eng 125(4), 410-417 (Nov 26, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1621674 History: Received December 20, 2002; Revised June 26, 2003; Online November 26, 2003
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Map of the Lake Benton II wind farms layout
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A single line diagram of the power network from the wind farms to the infinite bus
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Input data to the simulated power network from DE wind farms: (a) real power; (b) reactive power
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Input data to the simulated power network from the FG wind: (a) real power; (b) reactive
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Per-phase voltage at the PCCDE
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Block diagram of overall real power control and pitch control in a VSWTG
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(a) The wind speed; (b) the rotor rpm of the generator
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(a) Power coefficient Cp; (b) real power generated by a VSWTG
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Phasor diagram of voltage and current of a wind turbine generator
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Block diagram of constant power-factor control
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Voltage at the PCC and the reactive power output of a VSWTG
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Block diagram of constant voltage operation of a VSWTG
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Per phase voltage at PCC and the power factor output of a VSWTG
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Reactive power output of a VSWTG with a voltage control
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Three groups of wind turbines are feeding the same transmission line at the PCC
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Wind speed measured (10 hs)
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Real power output of a wind farm: (a) simulated; (b) measured
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Statistical data comparison
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Wind farm reactive power




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