Picture of athlete cycling

Open Access research with a real impact on health...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the Physical Activity for Health Group based within the School of Psychological Sciences & Health. Research here seeks to better understand how and why physical activity improves health, gain a better understanding of the amount, intensity, and type of physical activity needed for health benefits, and evaluate the effect of interventions to promote physical activity.

Explore open research content by Physical Activity for Health...

Investigation on fault ride-through methods for VSC-HVDC connected offshore wind farms

Sun, Wenye and Torres-Olguin, Raymundo Enrique and Anaya-Lara, Olimpo (2016) Investigation on fault ride-through methods for VSC-HVDC connected offshore wind farms. Energy Procedia, 94. pp. 29-36. ISSN 1876-6102

Text (Sun-etal-EP-2016-VSC-HVDC-connected-offshore-wind-farms)
Sun_etal_EP_2016_VSC_HVDC_connected_offshore_wind_farms.pdf - Final Published Version
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 logo

Download (693kB) | Preview


This paper proposes a novel fault-ride through method for offshore wind farms connected to grid through a voltage source converter (VSC)-based high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission. The proposed method introduces a controlled voltage drop at offshore grid when an onshore fault occurs. The idea behind is to achieve a fast power reduction. Additionally in the proposed idea, every individual wind turbine detects the voltage drop of offshore grid almost simultaneously, then its controller decreases the power set-point to reduce the power output from each wind turbine. The effectiveness of this method is verified by numerical simulations performed in PSCAD.