Dynamic Models for Wind Turbines and Wind Power Plants

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The primary objective of this report was to develop universal manufacturer-independent wind turbine and wind power plant models that can be shared, used, and improved without any restrictions by project developers, manufacturers, and engineers. Manufacturer-specific models of wind turbines are favored for use in wind power interconnection studies. While they are detailed and accurate, their usages are limited to the terms of the non-disclosure agreement, thus stifling model sharing. The primary objective of the work proposed is to develop universal manufacturer-independent wind power plant models that can be shared, used, and improved without any restrictions by project developers, manufacturers, and ... continued below

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Singh, M. & Santoso, S. October 1, 2011.

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The primary objective of this report was to develop universal manufacturer-independent wind turbine and wind power plant models that can be shared, used, and improved without any restrictions by project developers, manufacturers, and engineers. Manufacturer-specific models of wind turbines are favored for use in wind power interconnection studies. While they are detailed and accurate, their usages are limited to the terms of the non-disclosure agreement, thus stifling model sharing. The primary objective of the work proposed is to develop universal manufacturer-independent wind power plant models that can be shared, used, and improved without any restrictions by project developers, manufacturers, and engineers. Each of these models includes representations of general turbine aerodynamics, the mechanical drive-train, and the electrical characteristics of the generator and converter, as well as the control systems typically used. To determine how realistic model performance is, the performance of one of the models (doubly-fed induction generator model) has been validated using real-world wind power plant data. This work also documents selected applications of these models.

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  • Related Information: Work performed by the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

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  • Report No.: NREL/SR-5500-52780
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1028524 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1028524
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc843446

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Singh, M. & Santoso, S. Dynamic Models for Wind Turbines and Wind Power Plants, report, October 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc843446/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.