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Type: Conference paper
Title: Effect of wind generation on small-signal stability - a New Zealand example
Author: Vowles, D.
Samarasinghe, C.
Gibbard, M.
Ancell, G.
Citation: Proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, 20-24 July, 2008, pp.1-8
Publisher: IEEE
Publisher Place: USA
Issue Date: 2008
Series/Report no.: IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting PESGM
ISBN: 9781424419067
ISSN: 1944-9925
Conference Name: IEEE PES (2008 : Pittsburgh)
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D.J. Vowles, C. Samarasinghe, M.J. Gibbard and G. Ancell
Abstract: The impact of increasing the amount of wind generation on the damping performance of the New Zealand power system is assessed. A comparison is made between the damping performance of (i) a base case scenario which has no wind generation (except for existing wind farms) and (ii) a corresponding scenario in which wind generation is introduced to the system by displacing an equivalent amount of synchronous generation. The damping performance of the pre- and post-wind scenarios is compared, based on the eigenvalues of a linearised model of the system. Small-signal models of the New Zealand power system are developed as well as generic small-signal models of a number of different types of wind energy converter (WEC) technologies. The sensitivity of the system damping performance to the type of WEC technology, type of voltage control, variation in the wind farm power output and level of system loading is assessed.
Description: Copyright © 2008 IEEE
RMID: 0020084256
DOI: 10.1109/PES.2008.4596444
Appears in Collections:Electrical and Electronic Engineering publications

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