Control of Full-Scale Converter based Wind Power Plants for damping of low frequency system oscillations
Document typeConference report
PublisherIEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
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Damping of low frequency power oscillations is one of essential aspects of maintaining power system stability. In literature can be found publications on damping capability of Doubly Fed Induction Generator based wind turbines. This paper extends discussion on Wind Power Plant damping capability to Full-Scale Converter based type. Moreover resemblance of such Wind Power Plant to modern FACTS devices is recognized and exploited. Paper discusses many aspect of damping controller design, including feedback signal selection and control effectiveness with respect to wind farm location. Analysis and design is based on modal analysis, therefore matching modeling approach for wind power plant is proposed. Finally, performance of Wind Power Plant damping control is compared to a regular power system stabilizer installed on a synchronous generator.
CitationRodriguez, P.; Teodorescu, R.; Adamczyk, A. Control of Full-Scale Converter based Wind Power Plants for damping of low frequency system oscillations. A: IEEE PES Trondheim PowerTech. "2011 IEEE Trondheim PowerTech : Trondheim, Norway, 19 - 23 June 2011". Trondheim: IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011, p. 1-7.