Wind Energy Systems

Wind Energy Systems
Author: John Dalsgaard Sørensen,Jens N Sørensen
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 616
Release: 2010-12-20
ISBN 10: 0857090631
ISBN 13: 9780857090638
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

Large-scale wind power generation is one of the fastest developing sources of renewable energy and already makes a substantial contribution to power grids in many countries worldwide. With technology maturing, the challenge is now to increase penetration, and optimise the design, construction and performance of wind energy systems. Fundamental issues of safety and reliability are paramount in this drive to increase capacity and efficiency. Wind energy systems: Optimising design and construction for safe and reliable operation provides a comprehensive review of the latest developments in the design, construction and operation of large-scale wind energy systems, including in offshore and other problematic environments. Part one provides detailed coverage of wind resource assessment and siting methods relevant to wind turbine and wind farm planning, as well as aeroelastics, aerodynamics, and fatigue loading that affect the safety and reliability of wind energy systems. This coverage is extended in part two, where the design and development of individual components is considered in depth, from wind turbine rotors to drive train and control systems, and on to tower design and construction. Part three explores operation and maintenance issues, such as reliability and maintainability strategies and condition monitoring systems, before discussing performance assessment and optimisation routes for wind energy systems in low wind speed environments and cold climates. Part four reviews offshore wind energy systems development, from the impact of environmental loads such as wind, waves and ice, to site specific construction and integrated wind farm planning, and of course the critical issues and strategies for offshore operation and maintenance. With its distinguished editors and international teams of contributors, Wind energy systems is a standard reference for wind power engineers, technicians and manufacturers, as well as researchers and academics involved in this expanding field. Reviews the latest developments in the design, construction and operation of large-scale wind energy systems Offers detailed coverage of wind resource assessment and siting methods relevant to wind turbine and wind farm planning Explores operation and maintenance issues, such as reliability and maintainability strategies and condition monitoring systems

Stand Alone and Hybrid Wind Energy Systems

Stand Alone and Hybrid Wind Energy Systems
Author: J K Kaldellis
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2010-07-27
ISBN 10: 1845699629
ISBN 13: 9781845699628
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stand Alone and Hybrid Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

Wind power is fast becoming one of the leading renewable energy sources worldwide, not only from large scale wind farms but also from the increasing penetration of stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems. These systems are primarily of benefit in small-scale applications, especially where there is no connection to a central electricity network, and where there are limited conventional fuel resources but available renewable energy resources. By applying appropriate planning, systems selection and sizing, including the integration of energy storage devices to mitigate variable energy generation patterns, theses systems can supply secure reliable and economic power to remote locations and distributed micro-grids. Stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems is a synthesis of the most recent knowledge and experience on wind-based hybrid renewable energy systems, comprehensively covering the scientific, technical and socio-economic issues involved in the application of these systems. Part one presents an overview of the fundamental science and engineering of stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems and energy storage technology, including design and performance optimisation methods and feasibility assessment for these systems. Part two initially reviews the design, development, operation and optimisation of stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems – including wind-diesel, wind -photovoltaic (PV), wind-hydrogen, and wind-hydropower energy systems – before moving on to examine applicable energy storage technology, including electro-chemical, flywheel (kinetic) and compressed air energy storage technologies. Finally, Part three assesses the integration of stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems and energy technology into remote micro-grids and buildings, and their application for desalination systems. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems is a standard reference for all renewable energy professionals, consultants, researchers and academics from post-graduate level up. Provides an overview of the fundamental science and engineering of stand-alone hybrid and wind energy systems, including design and performance optimisation methods Reviews the development and operation of stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems Assesses the integration of stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems and energy storage technology into remote micro-grids and buildings, and their application for desalination systems

Power Conversion and Control of Wind Energy Systems

Power Conversion and Control of Wind Energy Systems
Author: Bin Wu,Yongqiang Lang,Navid Zargari,Samir Kouro
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2011-08-09
ISBN 10: 0470593652
ISBN 13: 9780470593653
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Power Conversion and Control of Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

The book presents the latest power conversion and control technology in modern wind energy systems. It has nine chapters, covering technology overview and market survey, electric generators and modeling, power converters and modulation techniques, wind turbine characteristics and configurations, and control schemes for fixed- and variable-speed wind energy systems. The book also provides in-depth steady-state and dynamic analysis of squirrel cage induction generator, doubly fed induction generator, and synchronous generator based wind energy systems. To illustrate the key concepts and help the reader tackle real-world issues, the book contains more than 30 case studies and 100 solved problems in addition to simulations and experiments. The book serves as a comprehensive reference for academic researchers and practicing engineers. It can also be used as a textbook for graduate students and final year undergraduate students.

Introduction to Wind Energy Systems

Introduction to Wind Energy Systems
Author: Hermann-Josef Wagner,Jyotirmay Mathur
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 105
Release: 2017-10-18
ISBN 10: 3319688049
ISBN 13: 9783319688046
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

This monograph addresses the needs of readers interested in wind energy converters. The authors achieve to strike a balance between a concise presentation of the material and a detailed book for experts in the field. The book covers aspects such as design and technical challenges of wind converters, but also policy issues as well as life cycle assessment considerations. In the past few decades, growth in the wind energy sector has been most phenomenal among all renewable energy resources. In this context, it is nearly universally agreed that wind energy can definitely play an important part in ensuring a sustainable future.The topic is highly interdisciplinary and requires an accessible format for non-experts. Hence, this compact version is suitable for many students and practitioners who intend to read concisely on wind energy.

Optimal Control of Wind Energy Systems

Optimal Control of Wind Energy Systems
Author: Iulian Munteanu,Antoneta Iuliana Bratcu,Nicolaos-Antonio Cutululis,Emil Ceanga
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 286
Release: 2008-02-05
ISBN 10: 9781848000803
ISBN 13: 1848000804
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Optimal Control of Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

Covering all aspects of this important topic, this work presents a review of the main control issues in wind power generation, offering a unified picture of the issues surrounding its optimal control. Discussion is focused on a global dynamic optimization approach to wind power systems using a set of optimization criteria which comply with a comprehensive group of requirements including: energy conversion efficiency; mechanical reliability; and quality of the energy provided.

Wind Energy Systems for Electric Power Generation

Wind Energy Systems for Electric Power Generation
Author: Manfred Stiebler
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 193
Release: 2008-08-19
ISBN 10: 3540687653
ISBN 13: 9783540687658
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Energy Systems for Electric Power Generation Book Review:

Among renewable sources wind power systems have developed to prominent s- pliers of electrical energy. Since the 1980s they have seen an exponential increase, both in unit power ratings and overall capacity. While most of the systems are found on dry land, preferably in coastal regions, off-shore wind parks are expected to add signi?cantly to wind energy conversion in the future. The theory of modern wind turbines has not been established before the 20th century. Currently wind turbines with three blades and horizontal shaft prevail. The drivenelectricgeneratorsareoftheasynchronousorsynchronoustype,withorwi- out interposed gearbox. Modern systems are designed for variable speed operation which make power electronic devices play an important part in wind energy conv- sion. Manufacturing has reached the state of a high-tech industry. Countries prominent for the amount of installed wind turbine systems feeding into the grid are in Europe Denmark, Germany and Spain. Outside Europe it is the United States of America and India who stand out with large rates of increase. The market and the degree of contribution to the energy consumption in a country has been strongly in?uenced by National support schemes, such as guaranteed feed-in tariffs or tax credits. Due to the personal background of the author, the view is mainly directed on Europe, and many examples are taken from the German scene. However, the sit- tion in other continents, especially North America and Asia is also considered.

Wind Energy Systems

Wind Energy Systems
Author: Mohd. Hasan Ali
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 287
Release: 2017-12-19
ISBN 10: 135183312X
ISBN 13: 9781351833127
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

Unlike conventional power plants, wind plants emit no air pollutants or greenhouse gases—and wind energy is a free, renewable resource. However, the induction machines commonly used as wind generators have stability problems similar to the transient stability of synchronous machines. To minimize power, frequency, and voltage fluctuations caused by network faults or random wind speed variations, control mechanisms are necessary. Wind Energy Systems: Solutions for Power Quality and Stabilization clearly explains how to solve stability and power quality issues of wind generator systems. Covering fundamental concepts of wind energy conversion systems, the book discusses several means to enhance the transient stability of wind generator systems. It also explains the methodologies for minimizing fluctuations of power, frequency, and voltage. Topics covered include: An overview of wind energy and wind energy conversion systems Fundamentals of electric machines and power electronics Types of wind generator systems Challenges in integrating wind power into electricity grids Solutions for power quality problems Methods for improving transient stability during network faults Methods for minimizing power fluctuations of variable-speed wind generator systems This accessible book helps researchers and engineers understand the relative effectiveness of each method and select a suitable tool for wind generator stabilization. It also offers students an introduction to wind energy conversion systems, providing insights into important grid integration and stability issues.

Advanced Control and Optimization Paradigms for Wind Energy Systems

Advanced Control and Optimization Paradigms for Wind Energy Systems
Author: Radu-Emil Precup,Tariq Kamal,Syed Zulqadar Hassan
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2019-02-07
ISBN 10: 9811359954
ISBN 13: 9789811359958
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Control and Optimization Paradigms for Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

This book presents advanced studies on the conversion efficiency, mechanical reliability, and the quality of power related to wind energy systems. The main concern regarding such systems is reconciling the highly intermittent nature of the primary source (wind speed) with the demand for high-quality electrical energy and system stability. This means that wind energy conversion within the standard parameters imposed by the energy market and power industry is unachievable without optimization and control. The book discusses the rapid growth of control and optimization paradigms and applies them to wind energy systems: new controllers, new computational approaches, new applications, new algorithms, and new obstacles.

Wind Power Based Isolated Energy Systems

Wind Power Based Isolated Energy Systems
Author: Anindita Roy,Santanu Bandyopadhyay
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2018-11-03
ISBN 10: 9783030005412
ISBN 13: 3030005410
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Power Based Isolated Energy Systems Book Review:

This book offers methods to improve energy access and support social and economic development through the appropriate and reliable design of isolated wind energy systems. The findings reported on wind based isolated power generation show that the proper match of turbine diameter and generator rating is vital, and is governed by the site wind resource and the load profile to be served. The methodology for sizing and selecting appropriate system parameters, taking into account the resource uncertainty, is demonstrated throughout the chapters of this monograph. Readers will discover information on the methodologies for modelling, design and optimization of the systems in terms of safety, functionality, longevity, and practicality. Details are provided on the design space of wind-battery systems, multiple wind generator systems, and wind-PV-battery hybrids to cover all the bases of isolated wind energy systems. This monograph aims to serve as a guide to system developers, manufacturers, and financing institutions on the design aspects of isolated wind energy systems.

Wind Energy Systems

Wind Energy Systems
Author: Mario Garcia-Sanz,Constantine H. Houpis
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 631
Release: 2012-02-02
ISBN 10: 1439821798
ISBN 13: 9781439821794
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

Presenting the latest developments in the field, Wind Energy Systems: Control Engineering Design offers a novel take on advanced control engineering design techniques for wind turbine applications. The book introduces concurrent quantitative engineering techniques for the design of highly efficient and reliable controllers, which can be used to solve the most critical problems of multi-megawatt wind energy systems. This book is based on the authors’ experience during the last two decades designing commercial multi-megawatt wind turbines and control systems for industry leaders, including NASA and the European Space Agency. This work is their response to the urgent need for a truly reliable concurrent engineering methodology for the design of advanced control systems. Outlining a roadmap for such a coordinated architecture, the authors consider the links between all aspects of a multi-megawatt wind energy project, in which the wind turbine and the control system must be cooperatively designed to achieve an optimized, reliable, and successful system. Look inside for links to a free download of QFTCT—a new interactive CAD tool for QFT controller design with MATLAB® that the authors developed with the European Space Agency. The textbook’s big-picture insights can help students and practicing engineers control and optimize a wind energy system, in which large, flexible, aerodynamic structures are connected to a demanding variable electrical grid and work automatically under very turbulent and unpredictable environmental conditions. The book covers topics including robust QFT control, aerodynamics, mechanical and electrical dynamic modeling, economics, reliability, and efficiency. It also addresses standards, certification, implementation, grid integration, and power quality, as well as environmental and maintenance issues. To reinforce understanding, the authors present real examples of experimentation with commercial multi-megawatt direct-drive wind turbines, as well as on-shore, offshore, floating, and airborne wind turbine applications. They also offer a unique in-depth exploration of the quantitative feedback theory (QFT)—a proven, successful robust control technique for real-world applications—as well as advanced switching control techniques that help engineers exceed classical linear limitations.

Wind Power For Dummies

Wind Power For Dummies
Author: Ian Woofenden
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2009-10-05
ISBN 10: 0470496371
ISBN 13: 9780470496374
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Power For Dummies Book Review:

The consumer guide to small-scale wind electricity production! Maybe you're not T. Boone Pickens, but you can build your own home-sized wind-power empire right in your back yard. Wind Power For Dummies supplies all the guidance you need to install and maintain a sustainable, cost-effective wind generator to power your home for decades to come. This authoritative, plain-English guide walks you through every step of the process, from assessing your site and available wind sources to deciding whether wind power is the solution for you, from understanding the mechanics of wind power and locating a contractor to install your system to producing your own affordable and sustainable electricity. Guides you step by step through process of selecting, installing, and operating a small-scale wind generator to power your home Demystifies system configurations, terminology, and wind energy principles to help you speak the language of the pros Helps assess and reduce your energy needs and decide whether wind power is right for you Explains the mechanics of home-based wind power Shows you how to tie into the grid and sell energy back to the power company Offers advice on evaluating all of the costs of and financing for your project Provides tips on working with contractors and complying with local zoning laws Yes, you can do it, with a little help from Wind Power For Dummies.

Wind Power in Power Systems

Wind Power in Power Systems
Author: Thomas Ackermann
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1120
Release: 2012-04-23
ISBN 10: 111994208X
ISBN 13: 9781119942085
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Power in Power Systems Book Review:

The second edition of the highly acclaimed Wind Power in Power Systems has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect the latest challenges associated with increasing wind power penetration levels. Since its first release, practical experiences with high wind power penetration levels have significantly increased. This book presents an overview of the lessons learned in integrating wind power into power systems and provides an outlook of the relevant issues and solutions to allow even higher wind power penetration levels. This includes the development of standard wind turbine simulation models. This extensive update has 23 brand new chapters in cutting-edge areas including offshore wind farms and storage options, performance validation and certification for grid codes, and the provision of reactive power and voltage control from wind power plants. Key features: Offers an international perspective on integrating a high penetration of wind power into the power system, from basic network interconnection to industry deregulation; Outlines the methodology and results of European and North American large-scale grid integration studies; Extensive practical experience from wind power and power system experts and transmission systems operators in Germany, Denmark, Spain, UK, Ireland, USA, China and New Zealand; Presents various wind turbine designs from the electrical perspective and models for their simulation, and discusses industry standards and world-wide grid codes, along with power quality issues; Considers concepts to increase penetration of wind power in power systems, from wind turbine, power plant and power system redesign to smart grid and storage solutions. Carefully edited for a highly coherent structure, this work remains an essential reference for power system engineers, transmission and distribution network operator and planner, wind turbine designers, wind project developers and wind energy consultants dealing with the integration of wind power into the distribution or transmission network. Up-to-date and comprehensive, it is also useful for graduate students, researchers, regulation authorities, and policy makers who work in the area of wind power and need to understand the relevant power system integration issues.

Wind Energy Systems

Wind Energy Systems
Author: Gary L. Johnson
Publsiher: Prentice Hall
Total Pages: 360
Release: 1985
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: WISC:89034066357
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Wind and Solar Power Systems

Wind and Solar Power Systems
Author: Mukund R. Patel
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2005-07-15
ISBN 10: 142003992X
ISBN 13: 9781420039924
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind and Solar Power Systems Book Review:

The search for clean, renewable energy sources has yielded enormous growth and new developments in these technologies in a few short years, driving down costs and encouraging utilities in many nations, both developed and developing, to add and expand wind and solar power capacity. The first, best-selling edition of Wind and Solar Power Systems prov

Handbook of Wind Power Systems

Handbook of Wind Power Systems
Author: Panos M. Pardalos,Steffen Rebennack,Mario V. F. Pereira,Niko A. Iliadis,Vijay Pappu
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 843
Release: 2014-01-15
ISBN 10: 3642410804
ISBN 13: 9783642410802
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Wind Power Systems Book Review:

Wind power is currently considered as the fastest growing energy resource in the world. Technological advances and government subsidies have contributed in the rapid rise of Wind power systems. The Handbook on Wind Power Systems provides an overview on several aspects of wind power systems and is divided into four sections: optimization problems in wind power generation, grid integration of wind power systems, modeling, control and maintenance of wind facilities and innovative wind energy generation. The chapters are contributed by experts working on different aspects of wind energy generation and conversion.

Build Your Own Small Wind Power System

Build Your Own Small Wind Power System
Author: Kevin Shea,Brian Clark Howard
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2011-11-09
ISBN 10: 0071761578
ISBN 13: 9780071761574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Build Your Own Small Wind Power System Book Review:

A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO BUILDING A SMALL WIND POWER SYSTEM FROM THE GROUND UP Written by renewable energy experts, this hands-on resource provides the technical information and easy-to-follow instructions you need to harness the wind and generate clean, safe, and reliable energy for on-site use. Build Your Own Small Wind Power System shows you how to install a grid-connected or off-grid residential-scale setup. Get tips for evaluating your site for wind power potential, obtaining permits, financing your project, selecting components, and assembling and maintaining your system. Pictures, diagrams, charts, and graphs illustrate each step along the way. You'll also find out how you can help promote wind-friendly public policies locally. Save money and reduce your carbon footprint with help from this practical guide. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Challenges and impacts of small wind energy Electricity, energy, and wind science Determining if wind power is right for you Site assessment Financing small wind power Permits and zoning Wind turbine fundamentals Choosing the right wind turbine for the job Balance of system: batteries, inverters, and controllers Installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting Future developments in wind power

Control and Operation of Grid Connected Wind Energy Systems

Control and Operation of Grid Connected Wind Energy Systems
Author: Ali M. Eltamaly,Almoataz Y. Abdelaziz,Ahmed G. Abo-Khalil
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 317
Release: 2021-03-05
ISBN 10: 9783030643355
ISBN 13: 3030643352
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Control and Operation of Grid Connected Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

This edited book analyses and discusses the current issues of integration of wind energy systems in the power systems. It collects recent studies in the area, focusing on numerous issues including unbalanced grid voltages, low-voltage ride-through and voltage stability of the grid. It also explores the impact of the emerging technologies of wind turbines and power converters in the integration of wind power systems in power systems. This book utilizes the editors’ expertise in the energy sector to provide a comprehensive text that will be of interest to researchers, graduate students and industry professionals.

Wind Power Based Isolated Energy Systems

Wind Power Based Isolated Energy Systems
Author: Anindita Roy,Santanu Bandyopadhyay
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 191
Release: 2018-11-16
ISBN 10: 3030005429
ISBN 13: 9783030005429
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Power Based Isolated Energy Systems Book Review:

This book offers methods to improve energy access and support social and economic development through the appropriate and reliable design of isolated wind energy systems. The findings reported on wind based isolated power generation show that the proper match of turbine diameter and generator rating is vital, and is governed by the site wind resource and the load profile to be served. The methodology for sizing and selecting appropriate system parameters, taking into account the resource uncertainty, is demonstrated throughout the chapters of this monograph. Readers will discover information on the methodologies for modelling, design and optimization of the systems in terms of safety, functionality, longevity, and practicality. Details are provided on the design space of wind-battery systems, multiple wind generator systems, and wind-PV-battery hybrids to cover all the bases of isolated wind energy systems. This monograph aims to serve as a guide to system developers, manufacturers, and financing institutions on the design aspects of isolated wind energy systems.

Wind Energy Systems

Wind Energy Systems
Author: Mohd. Hasan Ali
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 287
Release: 2017-12-19
ISBN 10: 143985615X
ISBN 13: 9781439856154
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Energy Systems Book Review:

Unlike conventional power plants, wind plants emit no air pollutants or greenhouse gases—and wind energy is a free, renewable resource. However, the induction machines commonly used as wind generators have stability problems similar to the transient stability of synchronous machines. To minimize power, frequency, and voltage fluctuations caused by network faults or random wind speed variations, control mechanisms are necessary. Wind Energy Systems: Solutions for Power Quality and Stabilization clearly explains how to solve stability and power quality issues of wind generator systems. Covering fundamental concepts of wind energy conversion systems, the book discusses several means to enhance the transient stability of wind generator systems. It also explains the methodologies for minimizing fluctuations of power, frequency, and voltage. Topics covered include: An overview of wind energy and wind energy conversion systems Fundamentals of electric machines and power electronics Types of wind generator systems Challenges in integrating wind power into electricity grids Solutions for power quality problems Methods for improving transient stability during network faults Methods for minimizing power fluctuations of variable-speed wind generator systems This accessible book helps researchers and engineers understand the relative effectiveness of each method and select a suitable tool for wind generator stabilization. It also offers students an introduction to wind energy conversion systems, providing insights into important grid integration and stability issues.

Wind Energy Systems and Applications

Wind Energy Systems and Applications
Author: D.P Kothari
Publsiher: ALPHA SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
Total Pages: 286
Release: 2013-05-23
ISBN 10: 1783320966
ISBN 13: 9781783320967
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wind Energy Systems and Applications Book Review:

WIND ENERGY SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS is an increasingly important means of generating electricity. WES is a clean, cost-effective and renewable energy source. It is a well-developed technology and suitable for generation of electricity in remote areas. This book presents a comprehensive account of technology, case studies and international status.