Voltage dip characteristics for improved fault-ride-through of wind-power installations


This project combines knowledge on power quality (specifically voltage dips) with knowledge of wind turbine fault-ride-through. The project is a collaboration between Luleå University of Technology (LTU) and Chalmers University of Technology (CTH) with input and receipt of results through an industrial reference group. LTU contributes with models of voltage drops; CTH with models of wind turbines. In the project, the models will be used to get further understanding of the fault-ride-through resistance of wind farms. The project will lead to increased understanding of how different properties of voltage dips affect wind turbines and wind farms. Results from the project will allow various stakeholders to improve fault-ride-through of wind turbines, thus contributing to a more robust power system with large amounts of wind power. The results of the project will be distributed directly to the various stakeholders.

Participants

Massimo Bongiorno (contact)

Biträdande professor vid Chalmers University of Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electric Power Engineering

Collaborations

Luleå University of Technology

Luleå, Sweden

Funding

Swedish Energy Agency

Funding Chalmers participation during 2017–2019 with 201,761.00 SEK

Related Areas of Advance and Infrastructure

Sustainable development

Driving Forces

Energy

Areas of Advance

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Latest update

2018-04-24