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MISC 165 - Optimization of Wind Power Dispatch

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
MISC 165 14 March 2022 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 165 09 May 2022 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 165 18 July 2022 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 165 29 August 2022 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 165 24 October 2022 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
MISC 165 19 December 2022 5 Days Istanbul $ 3950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Wind energy (or wind power) refers to the process of generating electricity by means of wind, or air flows in spots which are windy most of the time. Modern wind turbines are used to capture this energy and generate electricity. Over the course of a year, modern turbines can generate usable amounts of electricity over 90 percent of the time. This course discusses the promising future of wind power technology. 

Course Objectives

  • Explaining how wind is produced by nature 
  • Listing the components of a typical wind turbine 
  • Describing the process of grid integration 
  • Comparing and contrasting the advantages and disadvantages of wind energy 
  • Discussing the challenges of setting up wind energy 

Who Should Attend?

  • Electric Engineers
  • Project developers
  • Contractors
  • Policymakers
  • Anyone interested in understanding wind energy

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to basic concept of wind power
  • How do wind turbines work?
  • Turbine components
  • Wind energy resources
  • Advantages and disadvantages of wind-generated electricity
  • Planning and operating 

Day 2

  • Integration of wind energy in power systems Power system overview 
  • Turbine design parameters for specific wind sites
  • Turbine configurations
  • Transmission network 
  • Distribution network 
  • Generation mix 
  • Wind turbines gird connection 
  • Grid codes 
  • Offshore wind farms 

Day 3

  • Wind dispatch variability management
  • Methods to account for wind power variability in dispatch models 
  • General formulation of a dispatch model 
  • Three ways to account for the flexibility-related properties of thermal generation 
  • Time resolution and temporal scope
  • Variation management strategies
  • Modeling electricity exchange
  • The impact of the unpredictability of wind power on the dispatch 

Day 4

  • Wind power forecast & planning
  • Classification of wind forecasting
  • Wind forecasting models
  • Immediate-short-term forecasting
  • Long term forecasting
  • Accuracy and the source of error

Day 5

  • Wind power control during system failure
  • Climatic regions
  • Failure modes
  • Failure causes
  • Criticality of failure modes
  • Approach and methods of error correction