DEE-54107 Wind Power Systems, 5 cr


Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Enrique Acha Daza, Kalle Ruuth


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
DEE-54107 2019-01 2 Enrique Acha Daza
Kalle Ruuth
To attend the lectures, to pass the one final exam and to submit all the assignments


Student having taken the course are expected to have a solid understanding of modern Wind Energy Conversion (WEC) Systems; the way WEC systems make optimum use of the wind resource available, the role that power electronic converters play in modern WEC systems, and on the impact of wind farms in the electrical power grid from the steady-state and the dynamic vantages


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. An overview of the wind energy industry and technology Energy extracted from the wind Wind turbines and their operation  The wind resource  Arctic conditions 
2. Generators: Induction and synchronous machines Wind energy conversion: Fixed- and variable-speed systems Introduction to "standard" models of wind turbines  Reduced-order and aggregated models  High-order models 
3. Principles of wind farm design: wind measurements and forecastings, layouts, array losses, electrical connections, connection requirements, internal control of a farm  Connection contracts Offshore farms    
4. Impact of wind farms on the power grid: steady-state performance - Congestion management - Transmission efficiency - Adequacy of grid     
5. Impact of wind farms on the power grid: Dynamic performance I - Frequency control and reserves - Smoothing  Experiences from Europe and Finland Smoothing controls Wind energy curtailment and storage Supergrid Integration with other energy sectors: heat, transportation and gas  100 % renewable energy system 
6. Impact of wind farms on the power grid: Dynamic performance II - Power system stability - Fault ride through  Power system oscillations and damping control of wind turbines   
7. Impact of wind farms on the power system economy: economic dispatch, spot prices, forecasting, balance management  Capacity value of wind power    

Ohjeita opiskelijalle osaamisen tasojen saavuttamiseksi

Exam (60%) Assignment (40%)


Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
Book   Wind Energy Generation - modelling and control   O. Anaya-Lara et al   9780470714331     John Wiley & Sons, 209,   Yes   
Lecture slides     E. Acha & S. Repo         Yes   
Other online content           Current material about wind power integration   Yes   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
DEE-24106 Electric Power Systems Mandatory    

Tietoa esitietovaatimuksista
Prerequisite DEE-24106 is mandatory only in the Smart Grids study modules.


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DEE-54107 Wind Power Systems, 5 cr DEE-54106 Wind Power Systems, 3 cr  

Päivittäjä: Ketola Susanna, 24.06.2019