Picture water droplets

Developing mathematical theories of the physical world: Open Access research on fluid dynamics from Strathclyde

Strathprints makes available Open Access scholarly outputs by Strathclyde's Department of Mathematics & Statistics, where continuum mechanics and industrial mathematics is a specialism. Such research seeks to understand fluid dynamics, among many other related areas such as liquid crystals and droplet evaporation.

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics also demonstrates expertise in population modelling & epidemiology, stochastic analysis, applied analysis and scientific computing. Access world leading mathematical and statistical Open Access research!

Explore all Strathclyde Open Access research...

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

[img]
Preview
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

Abstract

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.