Active Power Control from Wind Power (Presentation): NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

Research output: NRELPresentation


In order to keep the electricity grid stable and the lights on, the power system relies on certain responses from its generating fleet. This presentation evaluates the potential for wind turbines and wind power plants to provide these services and assist the grid during critical times.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages19
StatePublished - 2011

Publication series

NamePresented at the Utility Wind Integration Group/UWIG - 2011 Spring Technical Workshop and Annual Meeting, 13-15 April 2011, Kansas City, Missouri

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-5500-51488


  • automatic generation control (AGC)
  • frequency response
  • grid
  • operations
  • reactive power
  • reserves
  • stability


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