Grid integration issues for large scale Wind Power Plants (WPPs)

Qiuwei Wu, Zhao Xu, Jacob Østergaard

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The penetration level of wind power into the power system over the world have been increasing very fast in the last few years and is still keeping the fast growth rate. It is just a matter of time that the wind power will be comparable to the conventional power generation. Therefore, many transmission system operators (TSOs) over the world have come up the grid codes to request the wind power plants (WPPs) to have more or less the same operating capability as the conventional power plants. The grid codes requirements from other TSOs are under development. This paper covers the steady state operation and low voltage ride through (LVRT) for the WPPs. The discussion of coping with the grid codes requirements is presented to come up with the grid codes complied WPPs solutions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010
Publication statusPublished - 6 Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010 - Minneapolis, MN, United States
Duration: 25 Jul 201029 Jul 2010


ConferenceIEEE PES General Meeting, PES 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMinneapolis, MN


  • Frequency control
  • Grid codes
  • Grid integration issues
  • Low voltage ride through
  • PQ capability
  • Transmission System Operators (TSOs)
  • Voltage control
  • Wind power
  • Wind Power Plants (WPPs)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology


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