Wind Energy Simulation Modeling

What is wind energy? The goal of wind energy simulation is to provide the electrical energy from wind forms to the small cities. The generated power differs from one time to another because of the power generation and weather impact of the wind turbine located on the environment and also it depends on the speed of the wind. Wind energy is a kind of natural energy resource that is given by the windmills and is also one of the best renewable sources. “This article is ready to serve the knowledge based on wind energy simulation and additionally we have provided some project ideas for you that are very helpful for your upcoming projects. Let’s start with the interesting article”

Benefits of wind energy

  • It places a major role in the economic growth of rural areas.
  • Now a day, low-cost wind energy sources are available by the use of Land-based utility-scale.
  • It is also defined as a clean source of fuels.

These are some uses of wind energy. We hope these points understand for you. Because our experts always provide clear explanations for our clients. Eventually, the upcoming topic is modules and the purpose of wind energy simulation. Here we will go to discuss the two main modules as follows, 

Wind Energy Simulation Modules 

  • AeroModule: These modules are useful to interface between Simpack horizontal wind turbine models and AeroModule. This module contains some features of theory such as,
    • Non-linear lifting line vortex wake theory
    • Blade element momentum theory
    • Dynamic inflow theory
  • Wind Turbine Control Interface: This is another widely used module in recent times. These modules mainly have some Simpack control. The module is useful to simulate the Simpack with some GH bladed standard Wind Turbine Controls.
    • Here, DLL is always used to generate the torque and to control the angle of pitch.

The aforesaid passage tells about the modules. Then the upcoming headings we want to know more about plugins and classes of wind energy simulation tools. Let’s go for discuss each topic in various manners.

Wind Simulation Plugins 

  • Energy Design Plugin
    • Automatically create building models
    • Create/Edit EnergyPlus Input Files
    • Run EnergyPlus and view results

Wind Energy Simulation Classes

  • GetColumnData (fileName, delim, HeaderRows, NameLine, UnitsLine) – it has more numerical data in the form of matric.
  • Fname- it represents the name of file.
  • UnitsLine – min ( NameLine + 1, HeaderRows ) – it denotes the minimum number of lines in columns
  • NameLine – max ( HeaderRows – 1, 0) – it denotes the maximum number of lines in columns
  • Delim – this denotes the column-wise delimiter denoted by the white space.
  • HeaderRows – the total number of header files in the files, 8 is the default value for columns.

The above lists insist on some of the classes which are widely used in wind energy \. Then the following passage, we want to know about the technical terms, frond end and back end of the wind simulations. So, our experts give some list of fundamental items, it will help you know the additional information about this topic.

Fundamentals of wind energy

  • Tools
    • Anemometer: It is used to measure the speed of the wind
    • Rain or Snow Gauge: it measures the rain and snowfall rate in the particular time period
  • Programming languages: C – All versions prior to 11
  • Supported OS: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
    • Disk Minimum: 5-8 GB for a typical installation and 3.3GB of HDD space
    • Processor Minimum: AMD x86-64 processor and any Intel
  • Version: R2019b ( MATLAB )
  • Protocols
    • Model evaluation protocol: for the model benchmarking is integrated with the web-based portal. This protocol contains data process procedures and benchmarking practices for the purpose of validating the wind form datasets.
    • Vessel routing optimization protocol: The role of this protocol is to maintain some actions. The actions are,
      • Arranging the cluster
      • Value of repairing the turbines
      • Associate with vessels
    • The above actions are repeated while the maintenance of the turbine is exhausted.

Research Areas in Wind Power 

  • Energy management simulation
  • Renewable energy sources integration
  • Wind energy control

So these are some emerging areas of solar energy simulation. The forthcoming passage contains the set of parameters. Two kinds of parameters are given below. There is experimental parameter and simulation parameter. Then we will see the list of parameters with its units.

Parameters used in the simulation

           The below-mentioned parameters are in the order of symbols, quantity, and value of the parameter.


  • parameters
    • fs – Switching frequency LSC and RSC-(eg.690V)
    • Uline –grid value- (eg.20kV)
    • CDC –DC link capacitance- (eg.8mF)
    • VDC – back-to-back converted DC voltage-(eg.320 V)
    • PDFIG – DFIG rated power-(eg.22kW)
    • Rcrowbar – crowbar resistance-( eg.2,7Ω)
    • Ptest – DFIG rated power-(eg.22kW)
    • L’rσ – stator stay inductance-(eg.1,295 mH)
    • Lh – mutual inductance-(eg.37,13 mH)
    • Nsr –stator to rotor transmission ratio-(eg.1/0.66)
  • Simulation parameters
    • Nsr – stator to rotor transmission ratio-(eg.1/2.5)
    • Uline- low voltage level-(eg.690V)
    • PDFIG- wind turbine rated power-(eg.2 MW)
    • Uline- medium voltage level-(eg.20kV)

The above bullet points are insisted the symbol quantity and value of the parameters. Our experts are geniuses to handle the parameters and their derivations. Then the frequent topic illustrates the subject-wise modules and basic syntax for the process.

Subject wise modules for wind energy simulation 

  • Localization
    • These packages are mainly used for the purpose of finding the nature of maintenance or maintaining the correction and shape of the failure.

Steps for fault detection and Isolation

  • First, we want to construct the wind turbine model on the basis of benchmark system model
  • Assign the parameter for the Simulink block
  • To detect the fault using a fault detection estimator
  • Then detect the particular type and location of the fault by using a fault detection estimator.
  • The fault scenario process is completed

The forthcoming syntax is based on fault detection and isolation. If you have any queries in this process then feel free to contact us. Our experts give the best solution for your queries. Then we will move on to the next section this section consist of some applications, algorithms, research areas, advantages of wind power simulation.  

Applications of wind simulation

           Mainly here we will discuss two applications there are Desalinate water and wind energy distribution network.

  • Desalinate water
    • This is also one of the applications in wind energy and it has more information about water desalination.
  • Wind energy distribution network
    • Is used to start the collaboration process via proposed platforms in the network community.
  • Agricultural lands 
    • Many state formers are benefited from this research.
    • In agricultural lands, some of the best wind resources find out.
  • Wind electric systems 
    • It is used to produce electricity during the rotors are coupled through the gearing process.
Top 6 Wind Energy Simulation Project Topics

Simulation algorithm in wind power

  • Data-Driven Decentralized Algorithm
    • In each iteration process, it denotes the three kinds of data. There are,
      • Two forms of historical data
      • One form of recent measurements
    • After the parameter selection then the communication graph is plotted.

Advantages of Wind Simulation

  • Wind resource assessment
  • Axial coefficients
  • Accuracy of the estimation
  • Wind speed directions

Now we are seeing about the important process of the wind power simulator here we will discuss time series data synchronization and also pre-process data and access. Continuously we will share our knowledge about steps that are used fault diagnostic process flow, quality of services, quality of experience, and also project titles based on wind energy simulation. Are you ready to take these points? Let’s start!

Some of the processes in wind simulation

  • Time series data synchronization: To align the data sample in various rates and also align the missing values.
  • Access and pre-process data: pre-processing of data is mandatory data are received from the equipment.

The flow of fault diagnosis process flow

  • Initially design the models for fault detection on the basis of statistical and mathematical formats.
  • To perform the system identification, data clustering, and classification.
  • The above-specified models are well trained for test and validation using response data and predictors.
  • Complete the diagnostic process flow.

Quality of Experience

  • Packets types vs. probability error rate 

Quality of Service

  • Error rate
  • Bandwidth
  • Different data packets transmitting
  • Throughput

Wind Turbine Project Ideas

  • Fault / Error Detection in Wind Turbine 
  • Optimum sizing of wind turbine and battery storage 
  • Offshore wind farms routing optimization
  • Wind farm flow model evaluation
  • Sustainable distribution for wind energy systems 

These are some project ideas for wind power simulations. Our experts are highly trained in these kinds of project areas. We are done plenty of project ideas on the basis of wind energy simulation also other renewable energy sources. Always we are having modern project ideas for your future project. So, share our knowledge with you for implementing efficient projects. For further clarification kindly contact us.