Rotor angle stability with high penetrations of wind generation

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dc.contributor.author Vittal, Eknath
dc.contributor.author O'Malley, Mark
dc.contributor.author Keane, Andrew
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-01T15:37:36Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-01T15:37:36Z
dc.date.copyright 2011 IEEE en
dc.date.issued 2012-02
dc.identifier.citation IEEE Transactions on Power Systems en
dc.identifier.issn 0885-8950
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3598
dc.description.abstract This paper explores the relationship between wind generation, particularly the control of reactive power from variable speed wind turbine generators, and the rotor angle stability of the conventional synchronous generators in the system. Rotor angle stability is a dynamic phenomenon generally associated with changes in active power flows that create angular separation between synchronous units in the system. With larger penetrations of wind generation being introduced into power systems, there will be large flows of active power from asynchronous generation in the system. These asynchronous active power flows can aid in maintaining the rotor angle stability of the system. However, the manner in which wind generation injects reactive power into the system can be critical in maintaining angular stability of the synchronous units. Utilizing wind generation to control voltage and reactive power in the system can ease the reactive power burden on synchronous generators, and minimize angular separation in the system following a contingency event and can provide a significant level of support which will become increasingly important in future power systems. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IEEE en
dc.rights © 2011 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en
dc.subject Reactive power en
dc.subject Synchronous generators en
dc.subject Transient analysis en
dc.subject Wind power generation en
dc.subject.lcsh Reactive power (Electrical engineering) en
dc.subject.lcsh Synchronous generators en
dc.subject.lcsh Wind power en
dc.title Rotor angle stability with high penetrations of wind generation en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2011.2161097 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 27 en
dc.identifier.issue 1 en
dc.identifier.startpage 353 en
dc.identifier.endpage 362 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/TPWRS.2011.2161097
dc.neeo.contributor Vittal|Eknath|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor O'Malley|Mark|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Keane|Andrew|aut| en
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