Improving Frequency Stability with Inertial and Primary Frequency Response via DFIG Wind Turbines equipped with Energy Storage System

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Abstract

Renewable Energy Sources (RES), and especially wind turbines (WT) as the most mature technology, will provide a large share of energy generation in a future sustainable power system. This development introduces several challenges that need to be addressed in order to ensure a safe transition away from the fossil-fuel based generation. One of the segments where RES will have a major impact is ancillary services, such as frequency support. Until now, RES (Wind & Solar) did not participate at frequency regulation of the system, which will change as their numbers in the grid increase. The contribution of this paper is the investigation of the system impact of wind generation, when wind turbines are equipped with a control system that provides frequency related ancillary services. More specifically, we analyze primary frequency response and inertial response in the case when Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) wind turbines are equipped with Energy Storage Systems (ESS). The results are presented for different levels of RES penetration and different levels of ESS deployment
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2020 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe, ISGT-Europe 2020
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings
PublisherIEEE
Pages1156-1160
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-7281-7100-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-7281-7101-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Event10th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe, ISGT-Europe 2020 - Virtual/online event due to COVID-19, Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 26 Oct 202028 Oct 2020
Conference number: 10
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Publication series

NameIEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe
Volume2020-October

Conference

Conference10th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe, ISGT-Europe 2020
Abbreviated titleISGT-Europe 2020
CountryNetherlands
CityDelft
Period26/10/2028/10/20
OtherVirtual/online event due to COVID-19
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Keywords

  • Ancillary Services
  • DFIG
  • Real-Time Simulation
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Wind Turbines

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