Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2015, Article ID 367540, 10 pages
Research Article

Simulation and Study of Power Quality Issues in a Fixed Speed Wind Farm Substation

Department of EEE, R.M.K Engineering College, Kavaraipettai, Tamil Nadu 601 206, India

Received 4 December 2014; Accepted 25 February 2015

Academic Editor: Rodolfo Dufo-López

Copyright © 2015 T. Magesh and C. Chellamuthu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. L.-Q. Liu and Z.-X. Wang, “The development and application practice of wind-solar energy hybrid generation systems in China,” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 13, no. 6-7, pp. 1504–1512, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. P. Jayabalan, A Study on Power Scenario in Tamil Nadu, Center for Asia Studies, Chennai, India, 2009.
  3. E. Ghiani, F. Pilo, G. G. Soma, and G. Cell, “Power quality measurements performed on a large wind park at low and medium voltage level,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Power Systems Transients (IPST '07), Lyon, France, June 2007.
  4. A. Morales, X. Robe, and J. C. Maun, “Wind turbine generator systems—part 21: measurement and assessment of power quality characteristics of grid connected wind turbines,” IEC/CEI 61400-21, 1st edition, 2001. View at Google Scholar
  5. CENELEC, EN 50160: Voltage Characteristics of Electricity Supplied by Public Distribution Systems, CENELEC, 1994.
  6. P. Sørensen, P. H. Madsen, Risø et al., Power Quality and Integration of Wind Farms in Weak Grids in India, Risø National Laboratory, Roskilde, Denmark, 2000.
  7. A. D. Thirumoorthy and C. Chellamuthu, “Study on power quality issue of grid connected wind farm,”
  8. A. Larsson, The power quality of wind turbines [Ph.D. thesis], Department of Electrical Power Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, 2000.
  9. G. Saccomando, J. Svensson, and A. Sannino, “Improving voltage disturbance rejection for variable-speed wind turbines,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 422–428, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. J. Wilkie, W. E. Leithead, and C. Anderson, “Modelling of wind turbines by simple models,” Wind Engineering, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 247–274, 1990. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. E. S. Abdin and W. Xu, “Control design and dynamic performance analysis of a wind turbine-induction generator unit,” IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 91–96, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. T. Ackerman, Wind Power in Power Systems, Royal Institute of Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Stockholm, Sweden, 2005.
  13. D. Saheb-Koussa, M. Haddadi, M. Belhamel, M. Koussa, and S. Noureddine, “Modeling and simulation of wind generator with fixed speed wind turbine under Matlab-Simulink,” Energy Procedia, vol. 18, pp. 701–708, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  14. L. Mihet-Popa, F. Blaabjerg, and I. Boldea, “Wind turbine generator modeling and simulation where rotational speed is the controlled variable,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 3–10, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. Y. Qi and Q. Meng, “The application of fuzzy PID control in pitch wind turbine,” Energy Procedia, vol. 16, pp. 1635–1641, 2012, Proceedings of the International Conference on Future Energy, Environment, and Materials Energy. View at Google Scholar
  16. S. Panda and N. P. Padhy, “Investigating the impact of wind speed on active and reactive power penetration to the distribution network,” International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 2, no. 10, pp. 171–177, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  17. A. P. Jayam and B. H. Chowdhury, “Improving the dynamic performance of wind farms with STATCOM,” in Proceedings of the IEEE/PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition (PSCE '09), pp. 1–8, IEEE, Seattle, Wash, USA, May 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  18. P. Raikar, S. S. Desai, and S. G. Ankaliki, “Power quality enhancement of grid connected wind energy system using static synchronous compensator,” Journal of Advanced Engineering Research, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 77–85, 2014. View at Google Scholar
  19. DIgSILENT GmbH, DIgSILENT Power Factory 14. User Manual, DIgSILENT GmbH, 2013.
  20. P. Sørensen, A. Hansen, L. Janosi, J. Bech, and B. Bak-Jensen, “Simulation of interaction between wind farm and power system,” RISØ Report R-1281(EN), Risø, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2001. View at Google Scholar