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Title: Turbine Control of a Tidal and River Power Generator

Abstract

As renewable generation has become less expensive during recent decades, and it becomes more accepted by the global population, the focus on renewable generation has expanded to include new types with promising future applications, such as river and tidal generation. The input variations to these types of resources are slower but also steadier than wind or solar generation. The level of water turbulent flow may vary from one place to another, however, the control algorithm can be adjusted to local environment. This paper describes the hydrokinetic aspects of river and tidal generation based on a river and tidal generator. Although the information given in this paper is not that of an exact generator deployed on site, the data used is representative of a typical river or tidal generator. In this paper, the hydrokinetic and associated electrical controller of the system were not included; however, the focus of this paper is on the hydrodynamic control.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1342089
Report Number(s):
NREL/CP-5D00-67833
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at the 2016 North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 18-20 September 2016, Denver, Colorado
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
13 HYDRO ENERGY; ocean power; marine; hydrokinetic; tidal; river; renewable; water power; variable generation; distributed generation

Citation Formats

Muljadi, Eduard, Wright, Alan, Gevorgian, Vahan, Donegan, James, Marnagh, Cian, and McEntee, Jarlath. Turbine Control of a Tidal and River Power Generator. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1109/NAPS.2016.7747912.
Muljadi, Eduard, Wright, Alan, Gevorgian, Vahan, Donegan, James, Marnagh, Cian, & McEntee, Jarlath. Turbine Control of a Tidal and River Power Generator. United States. doi:10.1109/NAPS.2016.7747912.
Muljadi, Eduard, Wright, Alan, Gevorgian, Vahan, Donegan, James, Marnagh, Cian, and McEntee, Jarlath. Mon . "Turbine Control of a Tidal and River Power Generator". United States. doi:10.1109/NAPS.2016.7747912.
@article{osti_1342089,
title = {Turbine Control of a Tidal and River Power Generator},
author = {Muljadi, Eduard and Wright, Alan and Gevorgian, Vahan and Donegan, James and Marnagh, Cian and McEntee, Jarlath},
abstractNote = {As renewable generation has become less expensive during recent decades, and it becomes more accepted by the global population, the focus on renewable generation has expanded to include new types with promising future applications, such as river and tidal generation. The input variations to these types of resources are slower but also steadier than wind or solar generation. The level of water turbulent flow may vary from one place to another, however, the control algorithm can be adjusted to local environment. This paper describes the hydrokinetic aspects of river and tidal generation based on a river and tidal generator. Although the information given in this paper is not that of an exact generator deployed on site, the data used is representative of a typical river or tidal generator. In this paper, the hydrokinetic and associated electrical controller of the system were not included; however, the focus of this paper is on the hydrodynamic control.},
doi = {10.1109/NAPS.2016.7747912},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {11}
}

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