Selection of References in Wind Turbine Model Predictive Control Design

Peter Fogh Odgaard, Tobias Hovgaard

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Abstract

Lowering the cost of energy is one of the major focus areas in the wind turbine industry. Recent research has indicated that wind turbine controllers based on model predictive control methods can be useful in obtaining this objective. A number of design considerations have to be made when designing a model predictive controller for a wind turbine. One of the important aspects for a tracking control problem is how to setup the optimal reference tracking problem, as it might be relevant to track, e.g., the three concurrent references: optimal pitch angle, optimal rotational speed, and optimal power. The importance if the individual references differ depending in particular on the wind speed. In this paper we investigate the performance of a reference tracking model predictive controller with two different setups of the used optimal reference signals. The controllers are evaluated using an industrial high fidelity wind turbine simulator.
Original languageEnglish
Book seriesI F A C Workshop Series
Volume48
Issue number30
Pages (from-to)333-338
ISSN1474-6670
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015
Event9th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems CPES 2015 - New Delhi, India
Duration: 9 Dec 201511 Dec 2015

Conference

Conference9th IFAC Symposium on Control of Power and Energy Systems CPES 2015
CountryIndia
CityNew Delhi
Period09/12/201511/12/2015

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