October 27-29, 2014 | Palais des Congrès de Montréal | Montréal, Québec

Technical and Economic Impact of Grid Integration Aspects on Wind Projects

This session will explain what Grid Codes are in general and give examples for practical problems and solutions during planning, design, installation, commissioning and testing of a Wind Farm. As an extra bonus, there will be one presentation looking at the future of wind integration in combination with energy storage from a power system operator’s perspective.
Session Moderator:
Markus Fischer, Regional Manager Grid Integration, ENERCON Canada Inc.

Canadian Grid Codes and Wind Farm Interconnections
Randy Voges, Senior Engineer, GE power and Water

Voltage Flicker Assessment, Planning and Mitigation for Distribution Feeder- Connected Wind Farms
Diego Mascarella, Research Engineer, Electric Energy Systems, McGill University

Mini-Grid Commissioning: A Viable Option
Bill Cook, Wind Sector Specialist, Aggreko

Hydro-Québec Performance Validation Program for the Integration of Wind Power Plants
Charles-Eric Langlois, Asset Planning and Transport Expert, Hydro-Québec TransÉnergie

Wind Integration in Alberta
Jacques Duchesne, Program Manager Wind Integration, Alberta Electric System Operator