Wind Power Plants

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Wind Power Plants

Course title: Wind Power Plants

Code: 3ФЕИТ04З002

Number of credits (ECTS): 6

Weekly number of classes: 3+2+0+0

Prerequisite for enrollment of the subject: None

Course Goals (acquired competencies): Acquiring professional knowledge about the operatation, control and integration of the wind power plants in the power system. The student is able to use modern methods for determining the expected electricity generation from wind power plants.

Total available number of classes: 180

Course Syllabus: Wind power plants (WPP) and their main components. Concepts for conversion of wind energy into electrical energy. Variation of wind speed with height. Effects that influence on usable wind energy potential. Statistical models for wind data analysis. Approaches based on Weibull and Rayleigh distribution for estimation of the available wind energy potential of the potential location. Power curve and characteristic areas of operation of the wind turbine. Capacity factor. Modeling of wind turbine power curve. Determination of electrical energy produced by wind power plants. Analysis of different scenarios of wind turbines layout in a wind power plant and their comparison in terms of the expected production of electrical power. Control of WPP. Integration of the wind power plants in the power system. Strategies for regulation of the reactive power and voltage. Economic aspects of WPP. Impact of WPP on the environment. Hybrid power systems with integrated WPP.

Literature:

Required Literature

No.

Author

Title

Publisher

Year

1

B.Fox, D.Flynn, L.Bryans, N.Jenkins, D.Milborrow, M. O’Malley, R.Watsn, O.Anaya-LaraWind Power Integration:Connection and System Operational AspectsThe Institution of Engineering and Technology, United Kingdom2007

2

Gary L.JohnsonWind Energy SystemsElectronic Edition, Manhattan, KS2006

3

Santhyajith MathewWind Energy: Fundamentals, Resource Analysis and EconomicsSpringer2006

Additional Literature

No.

Author

Title

Publisher

Year

1

T.Burton, D.Sharpe, N.Jenkins, E.BossanyiWind Energy HandbookJohn Wiley & Sons2001

2

Vaugh C. NelsonWind energy: Renewable Energy and the EnvironmentTaylor & Francis Group2009