TITLE

Output power leveling of wind turbine generators using pitch angle control for all operating regions in wind farm

AUTHOR(S)
Senjyu, Tomonobu; Sakamoto, Ryosei; Urasaki, Naomitsu; Funabashi, Toshihisa; Fujita, Hideki; Sekine, Hideomi
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Electrical Engineering in Japan;Mar2007, Vol. 158 Issue 4, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Effective utilization of renewable energies such as wind energy instead of fossil fuels is desirable. Wind energy is not constant and windmill output is proportional to the cube of the wind speed, which causes the generated power of wind turbine generators (WTGs) to fluctuate. In order to reduce the output power fluctuation of wind farms, this paper presents an output power leveling control strategy for a wind farm based on both the average wind farm output power and the standard deviation of the wind farm output power, a cooperative control strategy for WTGs, and pitch angle control using a generalized predictive controller (GPC) in all WTG operating regions. Simulation results using an actual detailed model for wind farm systems show the effectiveness of the proposed method. © 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Electr Eng Jpn, 158(4): 31– 41, 2007; Published online in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience. wiley.com). DOI 10.1002/eej.20448
ACCESSION #
23706943

 

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