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Thomas A Wilkins, Nagwa M Elkachouty, Reigh A Walling, James P Lyons, Robert W Delmerico, Sumit Bose, Nicholas Wright Miller: Continuous reactive power support for wind turbine generators. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 2, 2005: US06924565 (61 worldwide citation)

Real and reactive power control for wind turbine generator systems. The technique described herein provides the potential to utilize the total capacity of a wind turbine generator system (e.g., a wind farm) to provide dynamic VAR (reactive power support). The VAR support provided by individual wind ...


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Robert William Delmerico, Nicholas Wright Miller: System and method for utility and wind turbine control. General Electric Company, Ann M Agosti, Patrick K Patnode, March 18, 2008: US07345373 (38 worldwide citation)

An exemplary embodiment includes a wind turbine system. The wind turbine system includes a wind turbine generator operable to supply wind turbine power to a utility system. A converter is coupled to the wind turbine generator and the utility system. The wind turbine system also includes a controller ...


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Nicholas Wright Miller, Einar Larsen, Robert William Delmerico: Methods and apparatus for controlling current in an electrical machine. General Electric Company, Armstrong Teasdale, August 26, 2008: US07417333 (25 worldwide citation)

A method for determining electric currents for an electrical machine includes generating a first real power current demand signal and a first reactive power current demand signal. The method also includes determining at least one of a second real power current demand signal and a second reactive pow ...


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Robert William Delmerico, Nicholas Wright Miller: System and method for utility and wind turbine control. General Electric Company, Ann M Agosti, July 20, 2010: US07761190 (17 worldwide citation)

An exemplary embodiment includes a wind turbine system. The wind turbine system includes a wind turbine generator operable to supply wind turbine power to a utility system. A converter is coupled to the wind turbine generator and the utility system. The wind turbine system also includes a controller ...


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Nicholas Wright Miller: Hybrid energy storage system. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton, Cantor Colburn, August 17, 1999: US05939798 (17 worldwide citation)

An energy storage system including a first power conversion device and a second power conversion device for providing energy to loads upon interruption of a main power source. A first power conversion device is connected in parallel to a first load, receives energy from an energy storage device and ...


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Zhihong Ye, Pengwei Du, John Keith Nelson, Nicholas Wright Miller, Reigh Allen Walling: Anti-islanding protection systems for synchronous machine based distributed generators. General Electric Company, Ann M Agosti, Patrick K Patnode, September 18, 2007: US07271571 (15 worldwide citation)

A system for providing anti-islanding protection of a synchronous machine based distributed generator includes a frequency sensor configured to generate a generator frequency signal, a bandpass filter configured for filtering the generator frequency signal, a governor controller configured for using ...


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Zhihong Ye, Pengwei Du, John Keith Nelson, Nicholas Wright Miller, Reigh Allen Walling: Anti-islanding protection systems for synchronous machine based distributed generators. General Electric Company, Ann M Agosti, Patrick K Patnode, April 10, 2007: US07202638 (15 worldwide citation)

A system for providing anti-islanding protection of a synchronous machine based distributed generator includes a frequency sensor configured to generate a generator frequency signal, a bandpass filter configured for filtering the generator frequency signal, a governor controller configured for using ...


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Nicholas Wright Miller: System and method for controlling wind turbine power output. General Electric Company, James McGinness Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, December 13, 2011: US08076789 (9 worldwide citation)

A system and method for use in controlling a wind turbine's power output by a wind turbine controller. The method includes determining a predicted wind speed for the wind turbine, determining a current wind turbine power output, and determining a predicted wind turbine power output utilizing the pre ...


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Robert William Delmerico, Mark Edward Cardinal, Nicholas Wright Miller, Dapeng Liu, Zhihong Ye: System and method for controlling operation of a solar power generation system. General Electric Company, Ann M Agosti, July 12, 2011: US07979167 (9 worldwide citation)

A system, a method, and an article of manufacture for controlling operation of an electrical power generation system are provided. The electrical power generation system has a plurality of electrical generators electrically coupled to an electrical grid. The method includes obtaining a first output ...


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Nicholas Wright Miller, Kara Clark: Automatic generation control augmentation for wind plant integration. General Electric Company, McNees Wallace & Nurick, May 10, 2011: US07941246 (8 worldwide citation)

An automatic generation control (AGC) augmentation system and method for wind power plant integration for controlling the power contribution to a grid by the wind plant is disclosed that provides for the calculation of the area control error (ACE) by actively communicating to the wind plant ramp rat ...



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