Reliability Evaluation considering Structures of a Large Scale Wind Farm

Je-Seok Shin, Seung-Tae Cha, Qiuwei Wu, Jin-O Kim

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Abstract

Wind energy is one of the most widely used renewable energy resources. Wind power has been connected to the grid as large scale wind farm which is made up of dozens of wind turbines, and the
scale of wind farm is more increased recently. Due to intermittent and variable wind source, reliability evaluation on wind farm is necessarily required. Also, because large scale offshore wind farm has a
long repair time and a high repair cost as well as a high investment cost, it is essential to take into account the economic aspect. One of methods to efficiently build and to operate wind farm is to
construct wind farm which is able to enhance a capability of delivering a power instead of controlling an uncontrollable output of wind power. Therefore, this paper introduces a method to evaluate the
reliability depending upon structures of wind farm and to reflect the result to the planning stage of wind farm.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Power Electronics (EPE) Wind Energy and T&D Chapter Seminar 2012
Number of pages10
Publication date2012
ISBN (Print)978-1-61284-167-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventEPE Joint Wind Energy and T&D Chapters Seminar - Aalborg, Denmark
Duration: 28 Jun 201229 Jun 2012

Conference

ConferenceEPE Joint Wind Energy and T&D Chapters Seminar
CountryDenmark
CityAalborg
Period28/06/201229/06/2012

Keywords

  • Wind Farm
  • Reliability Evaluation
  • Structure
  • Power delivery ability
  • Expected Power Delivery Ratio

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