Aloys Wobben: Method for operating a wind turbine. Seed IP Law Group PLLC, November 15, 2005: US06965174 (25 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for operating a wind turbine with an electrical generator, drivable by a rotor, for supplying electrical power to an electric grid, in particular to the loads connected thereto. The object of the present invention is to define a method for operating a wind t ...

Mark Edward Cardinal, Reinhard Brügger, Andreas Kirchner: Systems and methods for controlling a ramp rate of a wind farm. General Electric Company, James McGinness Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, November 3, 2009: US07613548 (25 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling a ramp rate of a wind farm is described. The method includes predicting an initial predicted power to be output by a wind farm including a wind turbine.

Hendrik Lambertus Lagerwey: DC local grid for wind farm. Lagerway Windturbine, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, July 16, 2002: US06420796 (24 worldwide citation)

A wind farm is described in which two or more windmills are provided with each having a generator to generate electrical power. The energy supplied by the generators is output to a general a.c. grid which is set at a standard voltage. The electrical power supplied by the windmills is injected into t ...

Larsen Einar V: Voltage control for windpark. Gen Electric, March 9, 2005: EP1512869-A1 (23 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine generator control system includes relatively fast regulation of voltage (110) near the individual generators with relatively slower overall reactive power regulation at a substation or wind farm level (150). The setpoint of the relatively fast voltage regulator is adjusted by the rela ...

Michael T Reidy, Hari S Iyer, Jarmo Monttinen: Wind energy harnessing apparatuses, systems, methods, and improvements. Michael Reidy, Bryan Cave, February 3, 2009: US07484363 (22 worldwide citation)

Improvements to wind farms and wind generators for harnessing wind energy or generating electricity from wind. Secondary wind turbines are provided at particular locations within a wind farm to generate additional electricity, in some embodiments, using a common electrical power collection system. E ...

Jens Altemark, Björn Matzen, Jörg Zeumer: Wind farm. Repower Systems, Rankin Hill Porter & Clark, August 14, 2007: US07256508 (22 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a wind-driven power-plant comprising a rotor (100) which is fitted with at least one rotor blade and which is connected directly or indirectly to a generator for power generation, further including an electrical assembly made up of different electrical sub-assemblies includi ...

Henrik Stiesdal: Wind farm and method for controlling the same. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, October 5, 2010: US07808126 (20 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling dynamic power factor or the reactive power of a wind farm is provided. The wind farm comprises a number of wind turbines connected to a utility grid driven with a requested power factor or a requested reactive power. The wind turbine output voltage is controlled to a specifi ...

Mahesh Amritlal Morjaria, Rui Zhou, Amit Chandrakant Joshi, Abhinanda Sarkar, Vineel Chandrakanth Gujjar: Method and apparatus for operating wind turbine generators. General Electric Company, James McGinness Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, April 21, 2009: US07523001 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a wind farm that includes a plurality of wind turbine generators (WTGs) includes generating wind turbine generator (WTG) availability data for each WTG. The method also includes generating wide-area meteorological data for a first geographical region. The method further include ...

Robert William Delmerico, Mark Edward Cardinal, Kirk Gee Pierce: Wind farm power ramp rate control system and method. General Electric Company, Fletcher Yoder, March 16, 2010: US07679215 (19 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling power ramp rate of a wind farm is provided. The wind farm includes a plurality of wind turbine generators and a wind farm control system. The wind farm control system is operable to monitor rate of change of collective power output of the wind turbine generators, ...

Cartwright Phillip: Controlling reactive power output. Areva T & D, July 27, 2005: GB2410386-A (18 worldwide citation)

A wind farm comprises at least one wind turbine and the combination of a voltage controller and a tap-changing transformer arranged to control a reactive power output of the wind farm. The tap-changing transformer is arranged to transform an output voltage of the wind farm at a predetermined positio ...