European wind turbine testing procedure developments. Task 2: Power quality

Poul Ejnar Sørensen, Troels Friis Pedersen, G. Gerdes, R. Klosse, F. Santier, N. Robertson, W. Davy, M. Koulouvari, E. Morfiadakis, Å. Larsson

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    The present report describes the work done in the power quality subtask of the European Wind Turbine Testing Procedure Developments project funded by the EU SMT program. The objective of the power quality subtask has been to make recommendations andprovide background for new standards for measurement and testing of wind turbine power quality. The focus in the work has been to support the ongoing standardisation work in IEC with a new standard IEC61400-21 for measurement and assessment of powerquality characteristics of grid connected wind turbines. The work has also been based on the power quality measuremnet procedure in the Measnet cooperation of European test stations for wind turbines. The first working item of the project has been toverify the state of the art of the measurement procedures by analyses and comparisons of the measurements and data processing software of the participating partners. The next item has been to investigate the influence of terrain, grid properties and windfarm summation on the power quality of wind turbines, considering both wind turbines with fixed rotor speed(s) and wind turbines with variable speed drives.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages78
    ISBN (Print)87-550-2494-7
    Publication statusPublished - 2001
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R


    • Risø-R-1093
    • Risø-R-1093(EN)

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