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Wind Farm

Impact in Power System and Alternatives to Improve the Integration

Edited by Gastón Orlando Suvire

National University of San Luis, Argentina

During the last two decades, increase in electricity demand and environmental concern resulted in fast growth of power production from renewable sources. Wind power is one of the most efficient alternatives. Due to rapid development of wind turbine technology and increasing size of wind farms, wind power plays a significant part in the power production in some countries. However, fundamental differences exist between conventional thermal, hydro, and nuclear generation and wind power, such as different generation systems and the difficulty in controlling the primary movement of a wind turbine, due to the wind and its random fluctuations. These differences are reflected in the specific interaction of wind turbines with the power system. This book addresses a wide variety of issues regarding the integration of wind farms in power systems. The book contains 14 chapters divided into three parts. The first part outlines aspects related to the impact of the wind power generation on the electric system. In the second part, alternatives to mitigate problems of the wind farm integration are presented. Finally, the third part covers issues of modeling and simulation of wind power system.

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Wind FarmImpact in Power System and Alternatives to Improve the IntegrationEdited by Gastón Orlando Suvire

Published: July 28th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/934

ISBN: 978-953-307-467-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6025-0

Copyright year: 2011

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41537 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

24 Dimensions Citations


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1. Impact of Wind Farms in Power Networks

By Mónica Alonso and Hortensia Amarís


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2. Wind Power Integration: Network Issues

By Sobhy Abdelkader


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3. Voltage Fluctuations Produced by the Fixed-Speed Wind Turbines during Continuous Operation. European Perspective

By Carlos Lopez and Blanes


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4. Evaluation of the Frequency Response of AC Transmission Based Offshore Wind Farms

By Markel Zubiaga, Gonzalo Abad, Jon Andoni Barrena, Sergio Aurtenetxea and Ainhoa Cárcar


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5. FACTS: Its Role in the Connection of Wind Power to Power Networks

By César Angeles-Camacho and Francisco Bañuelos-Ruedas


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6. Optimal Management of Wind Intermittency in Constrained Electrical Network

By Phuc Diem Nguyen Ngoc, Thi Thu Ha Pham, Seddik Bacha and Daniel Roye


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7. Intelligent Control of Wind Energy Conversion Systems

By Abdel Aitouche and Elkhatib Kamal


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8. Operation and Control of Wind Farms in Non-Interconnected Power Systems

By Ioannis Margaris, Anca Hansen, Poul Sørensen, Nicolaos Cutululis and Nikos Hatziargyriou


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9. Short-Term Advanced Forecasting and Storage-Based Power Quality Regulation in Wind Farms.

By Javier Lorenzo and Juan Mendez


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10. Dynamic Simulation of Power Systems with Grid Connected Wind Farms

By Senthil Kumar.N.


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11. Modeling Wind Speed for Power System Applications

By Noha Abdel-Karim, Marija Ilic and Mitch Small


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12. Modeling and Simulation of a 12 MW Active-Stall Constant-Speed Wind Farm

By Lucian Mihet-Popa and Voicu Groza


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13. Wind Integrated Composite Generation and Transmission System Planning

By Yi Gao


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14. Agent-Based Simulation of Wind Farm Generation at Multiple Time Scales

By Enrique Kremers, Jose Maria Gonzalez De Durana, Oscar Barambones, Pablo Viejo and Norbert Lewald


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