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An optimization approach for wind turbine commitment and dispatch in a wind park

Moyano, Carlos F. & Peças Lopes, João Abel (2009) An optimization approach for wind turbine commitment and dispatch in a wind park. Electric Power Systems Research, 79(1), pp. 71-79.

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Abstract

This paper describes an operational optimization strategy to be adopted at the wind park control level, that enables defining the commitment of wind turbines and their active and reactive power outputs following requests from Wind Park Dispatch Centers, assuming that individual wind turbines short-term wind speed forecasts are knownand are expressed as power availability. This operational strategywas also developed with a concern on the minimization of the connection/disconnection changes of the individual wind generators, for a given time horizon. When identifying the active/reactive dispatching policies, wind generators loading capabilities are also taken in account. This optimization tool is especially suited to manage large wind parks.

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ID Code: 17546
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Wind power generation, Active and reactive power dispatch, Optimization strategies
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsr.2008.05.004
ISSN: 0378-7796
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells) (090608)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Elsevier
Deposited On: 06 Feb 2009 10:43
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 02:51

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