Preliminary study of a concept of wind-tidal turbine coupling using functional similarities of real time emulation

Cristian Nichita, Mohmed Ashglaf, Yacine Amara, Chul H. Jo

2019/07/15

Abstract

Horizontal tidal turbine presents important similarities to the wind turbine power systems. Therefore, it would be useful to exploit this similarity to study this important source of energy. In this paper, a new concept of a hybrid offshore windtidal power generation systems coupled electromechanically is studied. Furthermore, a 'time virtual' approach is also presented in order to investigate and compare the energy potentials for given tidal and wind sites. Both the new concept of coupling and virtual time method are simulated in Matlab/Simulink and applyied on Real Time Emulator. Obtained results are presented and disscussed.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 17)
Pages: 371-376 Date of Publication: 2019/07/15
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2019/04/10
REF: 314-19 Issue Date: July 2019
DOI:10.24084/repqj17.314 Publisher: EA4EPQ

 

Authors and affiliations

Cristian Nichita1, Mohmed Ashglaf1 , Yacine Amara1, Chul H. Jo2
1. University of Le Havre - Normandy. Research Group in Electrical Engineering and Automatics GREAH. Le Havre. France
2. Inha University, Ocean Engineering Laboratory. Yonghyun-dong, Inchoen, Korea

Key words

Wind turbine, tidal turbine, hybrid system, real time emulator.

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