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An analytical voltage stability model for wind power plant sizing and siting in distribution networks

Alizadeh, Seyed Morteza (2017) An analytical voltage stability model for wind power plant sizing and siting in distribution networks. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

Electrical energy is the most widely used form of energy worldwide. The world is currently experiencing severe energy shortages as the fossil-fuel deposits are decreasing at an alarming rate. The increased awareness about environmental hazards, caused by the burning of fuels, is also forcing governments towards exploiting renewable-energy resources. Wind is one the important renewable resources, abundantly available, and offers the lowest cost per MWh as compared to most other renewable-energy resources. Harvesting energy from the wind as an alternative to fossil fuels has many advantages in terms of protecting the environment and promoting sustainability. However, voltage profile of distribution networks with interconnected Wind Power Plant (WPP) can be significantly affected ascribable to the limited capability of Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) in regulating terminal voltage through reactive power control.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: voltage stability analytical models, modelling, interconnection, alternative energy, point of common coupling, algorithms, wind power plants
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Science and Engineering
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2017 04:49
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2017 04:49
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/35053
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