Enhancing Transient Stability in Limited Variable Speed Induction Generator (Optislip) Based Wind Turbine (Case study: Binalood Wind Farm)


  • O. Rahat Department of Electrical Engineering, Ramhormoz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ramhormoz, Iran
  • I. Riazy Department of Electrical Engineering, Ramhormoz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ramhormoz, Iran
Volume: 6 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 1280-1287 | December 2016 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.893


Enormous penetration of wind power in power systems and its contribution in covering a major part of grid load demand, require higher stability during disturbances. The most important issue of wind generators is the early outage of several generating units when a sudden voltage drop occurs in the grid. Voltage drops near wind generators are mainly due to abrupt load rises and integration of large-scale factories and industrial units into the grid. In this paper, the case study of Binalood wind farm is studied, analyzed, and simulated. Then, various proposed methods are investigated in terms of stability enhancement such that when a disturbance appears near the Binalood wind farm, it can hold up its stability and connection to the grid. Simulations are carried out using Matlab and Simulink.


Wind Farm, transient stability enhancement, Induction Generators, Optislip, Matlab, Simulink


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O. Rahat and I. Riazy, “Enhancing Transient Stability in Limited Variable Speed Induction Generator (Optislip) Based Wind Turbine (Case study: Binalood Wind Farm)”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 1280–1287, Dec. 2016.


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