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David L Barnes, Ruben Juarez, John Wade: Forecasting an energy output of a wind farm. Windlynx Systems, Fish & Richardson P C, December 13, 2005: US06975925 (32 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for forecasting an energy output of a wind farm. A method for forecasting an energy output of a wind farm includes maintaining a data base of wind patterns, each wind pattern being associated with an energy output that the wind farm produces. The method includes receiving a cur ...


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Karl E Stahlkopf: Power control interface and energy storage between a wind farm and a power transmission system. Hawaiian Electric Co, Leighton K Chong, November 24, 2009: US07622816 (31 worldwide citation)

A power control interface between an unstable power source such as a wind farm and a power transmission line employs an electrical energy storage, control system, and electronic compensation module which act together like an “electronic shock absorber” for storing excess power during periods of incr ...


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Einar V Larsen: Voltage control for wind generators. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 10, 2006: US07119452 (30 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine generator control system includes relatively fast regulation of voltage near the individual generators with relatively slower overall reactive power regulation at a substation or wind farm level. The setpoint of the relatively fast voltage regulator is adjusted by the relatively slow ...


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Paul David Hopewell: System and method for controlling effective wind farm power output. General Electric Company, Fletcher Yoder, April 3, 2007: US07199482 (30 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling variability in power output of a wind farm supplying power to a grid includes monitoring a power output level of the wind farm. The monitored power output level is compared to a target power output level. A command is issued to increase or decrease electrical power consumpti ...


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Hans Lütze, Stefan Rieken, Dietmar Meyer: Wind farm and method for operating same. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 13, 2008: US07372173 (30 worldwide citation)

A wind farm with at least two wind turbines (1, 2, 3, 4) connected to a power grid is provided, said wind farm further comprising a control unit (5) connected to said at least two wind turbines (1, 2, 3, 4), and a sensor unit (6) connected to said power grid and said control unit (5), wherein said s ...


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Einar V Larsen: Voltage control for wind generators. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 29, 2007: US07224081 (29 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine generator control system includes relatively fast regulation of voltage near the individual generators with relatively slower overall reactive power regulation at a substation or wind farm level. The setpoint of the relatively fast voltage regulator is adjusted by the relatively slow ...


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Svend Erik Hansen: Vessel for transporting wind turbines, methods of moving a wind turbine, and a wind turbine for an off-shore wind farm. Logima v Svend Erik Hansen, Sughrue Mion PLLC, June 26, 2007: US07234409 (29 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine (1) has a base (5) divided into at least three ballast tanks (12). A vessel (7) has means for displacing the wind turbine between a loading space (25) and an unloading position (26). At its unloading position the vessel has winches (11) with at least three flexible lines (10) that can ...


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Karl E Stahlkopf: Power control interface between a wind farm and a power transmission system. Hawaiian Electric Company, Leighton K Chong, October 7, 2008: US07432611 (28 worldwide citation)

A power control interface between an unstable power source such as a wind farm and a power transmission line employs an electrical energy storage, control system, and electronic compensation module which act together like an “electronic shock absorber” for storing excess power during periods of incr ...


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Luetze Hans Henning, Rieken Stefan, Meyer Dietmar: Wind farm and method for operating same. Gen Electric, October 13, 2004: EP1467463-A1 (25 worldwide citation)

A wind farm with at least two wind turbines (1, 2, 3, 4) connected to a power grid is provided, said wind farm further comprising a control unit (5) connected to said at least two wind turbines (1, 2, 3, 4), and a sensor unit (6) connected to said power grid and said control unit (5), wherein said s ...


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Gregorio Rivas, Iker Garmendia, Josu Elorriaga, Jesus Mayor, Javier Perez Barbachano, David Sole, Jorge Acedo: Reactive power control for operating a wind farm. Ingeteam Energy, Sughrue Mion PLLC, May 12, 2009: US07531911 (24 worldwide citation)

A system and method of reactive power regulation in a wind farm having a plurality of wind turbines that provides optimum control of the reactive power compensation in the wind farm and is able to keep a reactive power reserve in order to support eventual grid contingencies.



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