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Investigation and Simulation Study on the Cascading Trip-off Fault of a Large Number of Wind Turbines in China on May 14, 2012
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Investigation and Simulation Study on the Cascading Trip-off Fault of a Large Number of Wind Turbines in China on May 14, 2012
Qiao, Ying; Lu, Zong-Xiang; Lu, Ji; Ruan, Jia-Yang; Wu, Lin-lin;
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The integration of the large-scale wind power brings great challenge to the stability of the power grid. This paper investigates and studies the fault on May 14, 2012 of the large-scale cascading trip-off of wind turbines in North China. According to the characteristics of the voltage variation, the fault process is divided into three stages: the pre-event stage, the critical stage before cascading, and the cascading stage. The scenes in the fault are reproduced, using the full-size actual power system model. Simulation models of double-fed induction generators (DFIGs) and SVCs including protection settings and controller strategies are carefully chosen to find out the reason of voltage instability in each stage. Some voltage dynamic that have never been observed before in the faults of the same kind are analyzed in detail, and an equivalent voltage sensitive dynamic model of DFIG is proposed for the fast computation. The conclusions about the voltage dynamics are validated by the actual PMU observation evidence.
Wind power;Fault analysis;Cascading trip-off;Voltage instability;Overvoltage;
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