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Title: Comparative Study of Standards for Grid-Connected Wind Power Plant in China and the U.S.

The rapid deployment of wind power has made grid integration and operational issues focal points in industry discussions and research. Compliance with grid connection standards for wind power plants (WPP) is crucial to ensuring the safe and stable operation of the electric power grid. The standards for grid-connected WPPs in China and the United States are compared in this paper to facilitate further improvements to the standards and enhance the development of wind power equipment. Detailed analyses in power quality, low-voltage ride-through capability, active power control, reactive power control, voltage control, and wind power forecasting are provided to enhance the understanding of grid codes in the two largest markets of wind power.
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Conference: Presented at the 2015 North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 4-6 October 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; Related Information: Proceedings of the 2015 North American Power Symposium (NAPS), 4-6 October 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina
Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
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NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
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United States
17 WIND ENERGY wind power; wind power standard