Special Issue "Wind Turbine 2017"
A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2017)
Prof. Dr. Frede Blaabjerg
“Wind Turbine 2017” is a continuation of the previous and successful Special Issue, “Wind Turbines 2015”. This Special Issue offers a major forum for the reporting of advances in this rapidly developing technology with the goal of realizing the world-wide potential to harness clean energy from land-based and offshore wind. Similarly, this issue also focuses on recent advances in the wind energy sector on a wide range of topics, including:
• wind resource mapping,
• wind intermittency issues
• aerodynamics, foundations, aeroelasticity
• wind turbine technologies
• control of wind turbines, diagnostics,
• generator concepts including gearless concepts
• power electronic converters
• grid interconnection, ride-through operation, protection
• wind farm layouts - optimization and control, reliability, operations and maintenance
• effects of wind farms on local and global climate
• wind power stations
• smart-grid and micro-grid related to wind turbine operation
Prof. Dr. Frede Blaabjerg
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