Protecting Wind Turbines Through Effective Grounding

SAMEER KULKARNI and DR. AHMED EL-RASHED, Megger Fall 2021 Features, Features

The share of wind power in total electric power generation is expected to increase, and with that comes a requirement for this carbon-free source to be more reliable. The wind turbine, which is the most important component of a wind power system, is exposed to harsh environmental conditions and electrical transients such as lightning strikes. Naturally, understanding the lightning protection …