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HYBRID SOFT COMPUTING CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING THE ENERGY CAPTURE OF A WIND FARM

ABSTRACT
In this paper, a fuzzy controller is proposed for wind turbine control. A model is analyzed and combined with a stochastic wind model for simulation purposes. Based on the model, a fuzzy control of wind turbine is developed. Wind turbine control loop provides the reference inputs for the electric generator control loop in order to make the system run with maximum power. Since the wind speed involved in the aerodynamic equations is a stochastic variable, whose effective value cannot be measured directly, a wind speed estimator is also proposed.[Projekat Ministarstva nauke Republike Srbije, br. TR33036/2011: Development of new meteorological mast for turbulence parameters characterization and br. TR35005/2011: Research and development of new generation wind turbines of high-energy efficiency]
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2012-05-03
PAPER REVISED: 2012-07-02
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2012-07-10
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI120503185Z
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2012, VOLUME 16, ISSUE Supplement 2, PAGES [S483 - S491]
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