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dc.contributor.advisorLee, Kwang Yun, 1942-
dc.contributor.authorYao, Wang, 1987-
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-14T13:09:34Z
dc.date.available2011-09-14T13:09:34Z
dc.date.copyright2011-08
dc.date.issued2011-09-14
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2104/8250
dc.description.abstractIn today’s power grid, the penetration of wind energy has been increasing. Meanwhile, many relevant issues have been explored. Among them, a novel active power control strategy named load-following has been given attention recently. Conventionally, variable speed wind-turbine generators (WTGs) are controlled to work at the maximum power extraction point. However, the load-following method allows the WTGs to be de-loaded and sacrifice part of the wind power. This is meaningful in some stand-alone power systems where the energy should be limited to match the local load demand. This thesis continues to investigate a better load-following method for the wind farm. The problem of the rotor inertia of wind turbine is analyzed and solved with the Speed-Up/Down Averaging (SUDA) method. A configuration for a wind farm with improved load-following is then proposed. Based on this improved feature, two applications in terms of primary frequency support and small-signal stability support are investigated.en_US
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dc.rightsBaylor University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact librarywebmaster@baylor.edu for inquiries about permission.en_US
dc.subjectWind energy.en_US
dc.subjectPower system.en_US
dc.subjectLoad-following.en_US
dc.subjectWind-turbine generators.en_US
dc.subjectPrimary frequency support.en_US
dc.subjectsmall-signal stability support.en_US
dc.titleWind-turbine generator for load-following and its applications to primary frequency support and small-signal stability improvement.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.degreeM.S.E.C.E.en_US
dc.rights.accessrightsWorldwide accessen_US
dc.contributor.departmentEngineering.en_US
dc.contributor.schoolsBaylor University. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering.en_US


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