Master's studies

Syllabus for Wind Power Grid Integration

Vindkraft - elnätsanslutning

  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1TG402
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Wind Power Project Management A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2016-03-10
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Revised: 2016-11-08
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 27, 2017
  • Entry requirements: Wind Power Development and Management.
  • Responsible department: Department of Engineering Sciences

Learning outcomes

After a successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: 

  • account for the components, structure and function of the power grid, as well as discuss plausible outcomes of breakdowns and failures,
  • explain how wind power is connected to the power grid and justify why the conditions for the power supply of wind power are designed as they are,
  • analyze the consequences of the integration of wind power into the power system with a focus on power grids,
  • explain how the electricity trading system works in the Nordic market and analyse market consequences of the integration of wind power.

Content

The structure of the power grid and the role of wind power in the electricity power system. Technical aspects of integration, such as network impact of different connectivity technologies. Power quality, regulatory framework and conditions for use of, and connection to the power grid (Grid Codes). Electricity trading.   

Instruction

Lectures and seminars.

Assessment

Written assignments (3.0 credits) and written exam (2.0 credits).  

Other directives

The course may not be included in a degree together with 1TE730, Turbine Efficiency and Grid Integration.

Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.