A wide range of power generation technologies exist today, whose characteristics can vary significantly. Additionally, a diverse range of wind turbines are available in the market. With experienced wind developers taking the charge in installing multi-megawatt-size windfarms at a rapid pace, the role of wind power in electricity generation is bound to grow in significance in the coming years. This panel takes a critical look at the operating characteristics of existing and planned wind power generation systems and their relationship to interconnection requirements and performance standards.

Meeting Name

IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2006


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Wind Park; Grid Codes; Interconnection; Interconnection Requirements; Low Voltage Ride Through; Multimegawatt-Size Windfarms; Power Generation Technologies; Power Markets; Power System Interconnection; Wind Plants; Wind Power; Wind Turbines

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Final Version

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© 2006 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

Publication Date

01 Jan 2006