Application of ramp limitation regulations for smoothing the power fluctuations from offshore wind farms
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AuthorVigueras Rodríguez, Antonio; Sorensen, Poul Ejnar; Cutululis, Nicolaus Antonio; Viedma Robles, Antonio; Gómez Lázaro, Emilio; [et al.]
Knowledge AreaMecánica de Fluidos
SponsorsThe financial support provided by “Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha”—PBC08-0275-3945— and “Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia” —ENE2006-15422-C02-01/ALT and ENE2006-15422-C02-02/ALT— is gratefully acknowledged.
PublisherEuropean Wind Energy Association
Bibliographic CitationVigueras-Rodríguez, Antonio & Sorensen, Poul & Cutululis, Nicolaos & Viedma, A. & Gomez-Lazaro, Emilio & Martin-Martinez, S. (2009). Application of ramp limitation regulations for smoothing the power fluctuations from offshore wind farms. En: European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition – EWEC Parc Chanot, Marseille, France, 16 - 19 March 2009
Offshore wind farms
This paper deals with the smoothing regulation strategies for reducing the effects of the wind farm power fluctuations. Concretely, realistic available power is obtained from an aggregated simulator of an offshore wind farm, developed and validated in previous papers. Being curtailed the power through positive ramp limitation and through a delta constraint linked with a negative ramp limitation. Then, the smoothing of the fluctuations is compared for an equivalent energy cost. Showing the reduction in the reserve requirements and ramping rates the power system needs for compensating them.