Chapter 7: Wind-Plant-Controller Design

Paul Fleming, Jennifer King, Bart Doekemeijer, Sjoerd Boersma, Jan-Willem Wingerden

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The main purpose of this chapter is the introduction, explanation, and categorization of wind-farm-control algorithms and present their place in a detailed wind farm simulation framework. Specifically, this section will continue to give an introduction to the current practice in wind-farm operation, and the objectives and turbine control methods presented in the literature for coordinated wind farm control.
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationWind Energy Modeling and Simulation: Volume 1: Atmosphere and Plant
Subtitle of host publicationIET Energy Engineering Series, Volume 125
EditorsP. Veers
StatePublished - 2019

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CH-5000-71661


  • coordinated wind farm control
  • turbine control methods
  • wind farm simulation framework
  • wind-farm operation
  • wind-farm-control algorithms
  • wind-plant-controller design


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