Very Short-Term Generating Power Forecasting for Wind Power Generators Based on Time Series Analysis


In recent years, there has been introduction of alternative energy sources such as wind energy. However, wind speed is not constant and wind power output is proportional to the cube of the wind speed. In order to control the power output for wind power generators as accurately as possible, a method of wind speed estimation is required. In this paper, a technique considers that wind speed in the order of 1 - 30 seconds is investigated in confirming the validity of the Auto Regressive model (AR), Kalman Filter (KF) and Neural Network (NN) to forecast wind speed. This paper compares the simulation results of the forecast wind speed for the power output forecast of wind power generator by using AR, KF and NN.

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A. Yona, T. Senjyu, F. Toshihisa and C. Kim, "Very Short-Term Generating Power Forecasting for Wind Power Generators Based on Time Series Analysis," Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2013, pp. 181-186. doi: 10.4236/sgre.2013.42022.

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