Renewables Demand Response

Renewables: wind farms and grid support functions

11 Apr 2016  by  Knorr-Bremse Powertech GmbH

Renewable energy is increasingly a challenge to maintain grid stability. Therefore power stations are often required to provide adaptable grid-supporting functions in the form of so-called “grid codes” or feed-in regulations. This case study describes the situation in Portugal, the need to adapt to Portaria 596 grid code and how the reactive current converters of Knorr-Bremse PowerTech deliver compliance.

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