Output Power Smoothing Control for a Wind Farm Based on the Allocation of Wind Turbines
AbstractThis paper presents a new output power smoothing control strategy for a wind farm based on the allocation of wind turbines. The wind turbines in the wind farm are divided into control wind turbines (CWT) and power wind turbines (PWT), separately. The PWTs are expected to output as much power as possible and a maximum power point tracking (MPPT) control strategy combining the rotor inertia based power smoothing method is adopted. The CWTs are in charge of the output power smoothing for the whole wind farm by giving the calculated appropriate power. The battery energy storage system (BESS) with small capacity is installed to be the support and its charge and discharge times are greatly reduced comparing with the traditional ESSs based power smoothing strategies. The simulation model of the permanent magnet synchronous generators (PMSG) based wind farm by considering the wake effect is built in Matlab/Simulink to test the proposed power smoothing method. Three different working modes of the wind farm are given in the simulation and the simulation results verify the effectiveness of the proposed power smoothing control strategy. View Full-Text
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Zhu, Y.; Zang, H.; Cheng, L.; Gao, S. Output Power Smoothing Control for a Wind Farm Based on the Allocation of Wind Turbines. Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 980.
Zhu Y, Zang H, Cheng L, Gao S. Output Power Smoothing Control for a Wind Farm Based on the Allocation of Wind Turbines. Applied Sciences. 2018; 8(6):980.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhu, Ying; Zang, Haixiang; Cheng, Lexiang; Gao, Shengyu. 2018. "Output Power Smoothing Control for a Wind Farm Based on the Allocation of Wind Turbines." Appl. Sci. 8, no. 6: 980.
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