Distributed Low-Complexity Controller for Wind Power Plant in Derated Operation

Benjamin Biegel, Daria Madjidian, Vedrana Spudic, Anders Rantzer, Jakob Stoustrup

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We consider a wind power plant of megawatt wind turbines operating in derated mode. When operating in this mode, the wind power plant controller is free to distribute power set-points to the individual turbines, as long as the total power demand is met. In this work, we design a controller that exploits this freedom to reduce the fatigue on the turbines in the wind power plant. We show that the controller can be designed in a decentralized manner, such that each wind turbine is equipped with a local low-complexity controller relying only on few measurements and little communication.

As a basis for the controller design, a linear wind turbine model is constructed and verified in an operational wind power plant of megawatt turbines. Due to limitations of the wind power plant available for tests, it is not possible to implement the developed controller; instead the final distributed controller is evaluated via simulations using an industrial wind turbine model. The simulations consistently show fatigue reductions in the magnitude of 15 – 20 %.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelControl Applications (CCA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on
ForlagIEEE
Publikationsdato2013
Sider146 - 151
ISBN (Trykt)978-1-4799-1559-0
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2013
BegivenhedI E E E International Conference on Control Applications, CCA 2013: Part of 2013 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control - Hyderabad, Indien
Varighed: 28 aug. 201330 aug. 2013

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KonferenceI E E E International Conference on Control Applications, CCA 2013
LandIndien
ByHyderabad
Periode28/08/201330/08/2013
NavnI E E E International Conference on Control Applications. Proceedings
ISSN1085-1992

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Biegel, B., Madjidian, D., Spudic, V., Rantzer, A., & Stoustrup, J. (2013). Distributed Low-Complexity Controller for Wind Power Plant in Derated Operation. I Control Applications (CCA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on (s. 146 - 151). IEEE. I E E E International Conference on Control Applications. Proceedings https://doi.org/10.1109/CCA.2013.6662758
Biegel, Benjamin ; Madjidian, Daria ; Spudic, Vedrana ; Rantzer, Anders ; Stoustrup, Jakob. / Distributed Low-Complexity Controller for Wind Power Plant in Derated Operation. Control Applications (CCA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on . IEEE, 2013. s. 146 - 151 (I E E E International Conference on Control Applications. Proceedings).
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Distributed Low-Complexity Controller for Wind Power Plant in Derated Operation. / Biegel, Benjamin; Madjidian, Daria; Spudic, Vedrana; Rantzer, Anders; Stoustrup, Jakob.

Control Applications (CCA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on . IEEE, 2013. s. 146 - 151 (I E E E International Conference on Control Applications. Proceedings).

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference proceedingKonferenceartikel i proceedingForskningpeer review

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Biegel B, Madjidian D, Spudic V, Rantzer A, Stoustrup J. Distributed Low-Complexity Controller for Wind Power Plant in Derated Operation. I Control Applications (CCA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on . IEEE. 2013. s. 146 - 151. (I E E E International Conference on Control Applications. Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1109/CCA.2013.6662758