Wind Power System and Renewable Energy Grid Integration

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved when studying the 2nd semester on the Master of Science in Energy Engineering with an electrical specialisation or Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Engineering with specialisation in Offshore Energy Systems or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge and comprehension within electrical system overview of wind energy conversion systems
  • Have knowledge and comprehension within wind power generators
  • Have knowledge and comprehension within the power electronics converters in wind power conversion system
  • Have knowledge and comprehension within the wind turbine systems
  • Have knowledge and comprehension within optimisation theory and its application on offshore wind farms and electrical systems
  • Have knowledge and comprehension within operation and control of wind turbines and wind farms
  • Have knowledge and comprehension within renewable energy sources in transmission power systems
  • Have knowledge and comprehension within renewable energy sources in distribution power systems

Skills

  • Be able to apply theories to analyse wind turbine systems
  • Be able to apply power flow analysis of large renewable energy systems
  • Be able to implement optimisation in an offshore wind farm and design its electrical systems
  • Be able to simulate the different grid-connected wind turbine systems, including Double Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) based wind turbines and Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator (PMSG) based wind turbines
  • Be able to analyse the impact of renewable energy sources on the power system

Competences

  • Be able to understand the state-of-art knowledge within the area of renewable energy
  • Independently be able to define and analyse scientific problems within the area of wind power systems
  • Independently be able to communicate results from advanced wind power technology
  • Independently be able to be a part of professional and interdisciplinary development work in renewable energy technology

Type of instruction

Lectures, exercises, simulations and group discussions.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examWind Power System and Renewable Energy Grid Integration
Type of exam
Written and oral exam
Each student should submit an exercise report. The oral examination will be based on the submitted report.
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleNettilslutning af vindmøller og bæredygtige energiforsyninger
Module codeN-EE-K3-22
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science