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Title: Laboratory implementation of variable-speed wind turbine generation

Abstract

To improve the performance of wind turbines, various control schemes such as variable speed operation have been proposed. Testing of these control algorithms on a full scale system is very expensive. To test these systems simulation, we developed programs and small scale laboratory experiments. We used this system to verify a control method that attempts to keep the turbine operating at its peak power coefficient. Both the simulations and the experiments verified the principle of operation of this control scheme.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]; ; ;  [3]
  1. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL (United States)
  2. Univ. of Idaho, Moscow, ID (United States)
  3. National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
272562
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-440-21412; CONF-960630-5
ON: DE96007948; TRN: 96:004609
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-83CH10093
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Windpower `96: American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) conference, Denver, CO (United States), 23-27 Jun 1996; Other Information: PBD: Jul 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; WIND TURBINES; PERFORMANCE; ALGORITHMS; POWER COEFFICIENT; VELOCITY; CONTROL SYSTEMS; VARIABLE SPEED

Citation Formats

Zinger, D S, Miller, A A, Muljadi, E, Butterfield, C P, and Robinson, M C. Laboratory implementation of variable-speed wind turbine generation. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Zinger, D S, Miller, A A, Muljadi, E, Butterfield, C P, & Robinson, M C. Laboratory implementation of variable-speed wind turbine generation. United States.
Zinger, D S, Miller, A A, Muljadi, E, Butterfield, C P, and Robinson, M C. Mon . "Laboratory implementation of variable-speed wind turbine generation". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/272562.
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