Effect of Grid-Connected Wind Turbine Generators on Power System Transient Stability

Ahmed, S. and Rashid, Mohd Abdur and Yaakob, S. B. and Yusof, A. and Fareq, M. (2015) Effect of Grid-Connected Wind Turbine Generators on Power System Transient Stability. International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, 7 (4). pp. 644-654. ISSN 2085-6830 (Printed) 2087-5886 (Online)

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A huge number of wind turbine generators will be integrated into the existing power systems in the near future because it has been identified as one of the most promising field of energy industry. Wind turbines are required to remain connected to the grid during a fault condition so as to support constant power supply. It is therefore necessary to investigate the impact of wind turbine generators on the stability of power systems. This paper presents a comparative study of available wind generator types and examines the effect of penetration level on the power system. Simulations have been performed to compare and demonstrate the transient behavior of a typical 5-machine 22- bus system with and without wind power integration. The simulation results reveal that the transient behavior of wind generators has significant effect on the overall stability of power systems and the increase in penetration level may induce the instability into the systems.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Design Arts & Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Prof Madya Dr. Mohd Abdur Rashid
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2016 08:22
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2016 08:22
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/4460

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