Technical Issues on Integration of Wind Farms with Power Grid- A Review
International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2014, Pages: 87-91
Received: Aug. 5, 2014; Accepted: Aug. 20, 2014; Published: Sep. 10, 2014
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Sajid Hussain Qazi, Faculty Electrical Engineering, University Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia; Department of Electrical Engineering, Mehran UET SZAB Campus, Khairpur Mir’s, Pakistan
Mohammad Wazir Bin Mustafa, Faculty Electrical Engineering, University Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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The unceasing and phenomenal rise in oil prices and drastic need to reduce gas emissions causing to craft policies to boost the energy generation through the renewable energies. The non-conventional energy sources like wind power, mini-hydro, solar, etc having a significant contribution in energy production. The empathy and effective use of renewable energy resources are the plunge areas in the development of energy sector. Among all these wind energy is one of the utmost atmosphere pleasant, clean and benign energy assets. The wind energy will remain to be the chief in renewable energy sector in any country. The assimilation of wind energy into current power system boons technical challenges of power quality measurements such as variation of voltage, reactive power, flicker, harmonics, and electrical behavior of switching operation. So to have consistent renewable energy it is necessary to reduce these problems associated with the addition of renewable energy into the power grid. So the major purpose of this paper is to study the practical encounters that affect quality of power included: voltage flicker, Impact of nonlinear load on harmonics generation, reactive power, switching operation in the power system and the damages caused by these issues.
Wind Generation, Voltage Flicker, Harmonics, Voltage Stability
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Sajid Hussain Qazi, Mohammad Wazir Bin Mustafa, Technical Issues on Integration of Wind Farms with Power Grid- A Review, International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2014, pp. 87-91. doi: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20140305.11
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