13. Variable-Speed Wind-Power System

  1. Amirnaser Yazdani1 and
  2. Reza Iravani2

Published Online: 23 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470551578.ch13

Voltage-Sourced Converters in Power Systems: Modeling, Control, and Applications

Voltage-Sourced Converters in Power Systems: Modeling, Control, and Applications

How to Cite

Yazdani, A. and Iravani, R. (2010) Variable-Speed Wind-Power System, in Voltage-Sourced Converters in Power Systems: Modeling, Control, and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470551578.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Western Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521564

Online ISBN: 9780470551578

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Keywords:

  • variable-speed wind-power system and grid-connected variable-speed wind-power systems;
  • variable-speed wind-power system and doubly-fed asynchronous machine;
  • controlled DC-voltage power port - bidirectional power exchange between grid and variable-frequency VSC system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Constant-Speed and Variable-Speed Wind-Power Systems

  • Wind Turbine Characteristics

  • Maximum Power Extraction from A Variable-Speed Wind-Power System

  • Variable-Speed Wind-Power System Based on Doubly-Fed Asynchronous Machine