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Dynamic modelling of wind turbine and power system for fault ride-through analysis

Zhang, Fan and Leithead, William and Anaya-Lara, Olimpo (2010) Dynamic modelling of wind turbine and power system for fault ride-through analysis. In: EAWE. UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

This paper presents a Simulink model of a wind power system for the holistic analysis of wind turbine and power grid during grid faults, aiming to investigate wind turbine Fault Ride-Through performance. The model comprises a highly detailed dynamic model of a 2MW wind turbine and a generic electrical network model. The simulation result shows the behaviour of both wind turbine and power grid when grid faults occurs. The impact that a grid fault has on wind turbine components and grid transients is illustrated and discussed.