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Wind Integration Workshop 2020 : 19th International Workshop on Large-scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants


When Nov 11, 2020 - Nov 13, 2020
Where Ljubljana, Slovenia
Submission Deadline Aug 2, 2020
Notification Due Aug 24, 2020
Final Version Due Oct 12, 2020
Categories    grid integration   wind power system modelling   power quality   ancillary services

Call For Papers

To present a paper at the workshop, first upload an abstract of maximum 3,000 characters (free style) between 11 February and 2 August 2020 here:

Final papers must be submitted online by 12 October 2020 at the latest.
As the conference language is English, all abstracts and papers have to be written in English.
Authors will pay a REDUCED workshop fee.
All participants are responsible for paying their own travel and hotel expenses.

Proposed Preferential Topics

Project Experience

World-wide project experience related to onshore/offshore grid connection of wind power
World-wide experience with large-scale integration of wind power plants into power systems
World-wide experience with balancing power systems with high shares of wind power/variable renewable energy (VRE)
World-wide wind/VRE grid integration experience – the TSO perspective
Advances in on- and offshore wind energy technology and grid connection (HVAC/HVDC)

Power System Studies

World-wide renewable wind energy/VRE grid integration studies – methods and results
Wind/VRE integration study methodologies and data requirements
System studies with high share (65%-100%) of inverter-based generation
Grid-forming converters in power system studies
Mapping studies and measurements from the real world – how reliable are studies?
Wind energy in weak grids – connection experience and studies

Distribution Grid Issues

Protection aspects of wind power in distribution grids
Voltage control with distributed wind power

Transmission Grid/Power System Issues

Wind power plant performance for power system operation and interconnection with the grid
Dynamic line rating/online dynamic security assessment and high temperature overhead lines for the integration of VRE
Transmission grid planning with high shares of wind/VRE
Impact of N-1 regulations on power system operation with high shares of wind/VRE
Conversion of AC power lines to DC lines to increase the capacity to facilitate higher shares of wind/VRE in power systems
Power system automation and its benefits for wind/VRE integration
Connection of Offshore wind power plants with HVDC Technology
Inertia aspects related to high shares of wind power/VRE in power systems
Power system design for high penetrations of VRE

Power Quality Issues

The impact of wind power on power quality
Power quality aspects with inverter based generation in scenarios with high penetration
Methods to assess power quality (Is IEC61400-21 still reflecting all what we need to look at?)

Grid Code Issues

World-wide interconnection standards (grid codes) for wind turbines, wind power plants, for system planning and interconnection studies
Compliance testing for grid codes – world-wide status and approach
Grid-Forming inverters and grid codes (Special Topic 2019)

Wind Power Modelling Issues

Wind turbine/plant models for interconnection and planning studies
Modelling of inverters and wind power plants for system integration studies (static and dynamic)
International modelling standardization activities
Modelling Wind power plants output variability and assessing the impacts
Modelling of HVDC technology
Model validation

Power System Balancing Issues

Power balancing methods and solutions, e.g. balance markets, to manage VRE variability in power systems
Flexibility of the conventional power plants
New power system operation tools and methods for balancing wind/VRE

Ancillary Services

Ancillary services from wind power plants – world-wide status and experience
Inertia response from wind power plants
Frequency ancillary services from VRE


Wind power production monitoring and prediction systems
State-of-the-art wind power forecasting, scheduling and opportunities for improvement
Demand forecast with distributed wind/VRE

Hybrid Power Systems

Design and operation of hybrid systems with wind energy technology

Smart Grid/IT Innovations

Innovative Smart Grid solutions utilizing wind power
IT technology for the integration of wind power
Microgrids and other new ideas to increase the share of wind/VRE in power systems
Virtual power plants utilizing wind power plants
Demand response in smart grid context
New and emerging features of power systems with high share of wind energy/VRE

Market Issues

World-wide market design and regulatory issues related to wind power/VRE
Design concepts for ancillary services with wind/VRE participation
Evaluation of rules and mechanisms for integrating of wind/VRE in electricity markets

Regulatory Issues

Storage solutions and relevant regulatory issues
Innovative Smart Grid solutions and relevant regulatory issues

Decarbonization of Energy Sectors

Sector coupling – transportation, heat and electricity sector coupling for decarbonization of energy sectors
Modelling of sector coupling with focus on wind power

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