Publications

The following publications have been written by or with WEICan staff. The publications include technical reports, journal articles, conference papers, presentations, fact sheets, and brochures. Many publications are available electronically as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Some journal articles or presentations may only be available through the links with proper credentials. If you would like to access a publication that is not available here as a PDF, please contact us.

Peer-reviewed

L. Miller, R. Carriveau, S. Harper, Innovative financing for renewable energy project development – recent case studies in North America, International Journal of Environmental Studies, 1-14, 2017

D. Watson, C. Hastie, M. Rodgers, Comparing different regulation offerings from a battery in a Wind R&D Park, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2017.2747517, 2017

D. Watson, C. Hastie, B. Gaudette, M. Rodgers, Demonstrating stacked services of a battery in a Wind R&D Park, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2017.2718512, 2017

T. Chakraborty, D. Watson, M. Rodgers, Automatic generation control using an energy storage system in a wind park, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2017.2702102, 2017

L. Miller, R. Carriveau, S. Harper, S. Singh, Evaluating the link between LCOE and PPA elements and structure for wind energy, Energy Strategy Reviews, 16, 33-42, 2017

R. Barthelmie, P. Doubrawa, H. Wang, G. Giroux, S. Pryor, Effects of an escarpment on flow parameters of relevance to wind turbines, Wind Energy, 19(12), 2271-2286 (2016)

D. Watson, T. Chakraborty, M. Rodgers, The need for SCADA communication in a Wind R&D Park, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 11, 65-70 (2015)

A. Bégin-Drolet, J. Ruel, J. Lemay, G. Giroux, Commissioning of a new ice-free anemometer: 2011 Field Tests at WEICan, Measurement, 45(8) 2029-240 (2012)

M. Alimuzzaman, M.T. Iqbal, G. Giroux, An Investigation of Power Performance of Small Grid Connected Wind Turbines under Variable Electrical Loads, International Journal of Energy Science, 2(6) 282-289 (2012)

Technical Reports

Electricity Bill Reduction (Electricity Bill Reduction Report 2015.pdf)

WEICan Wind R&D Park for Innovation in Grid Integration (report completed in fulfillment of WEICan’s Clean Energy Fund Contract with Natural Resources Canada) (WEICan Outreach Report 2014.pdf)

Parc de R-D sur l’énergie éolienne et système de stockage pour l’innovation dans l’intégration à un réseau (WEICan FR Outreach Report 2014.pdf)

Posters/Presentations

G. Giroux, J. Wang, C. Houston, M. Rodgers, S. Harper, Wind Turbine Data Analysis Using a Standard Report Format (GADS), presented at CanWEA Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, October 2017.

E. Nasrolahpour, C. Houston, M. Rodgers, S. Harper , Wind Integration System Operator Research Program, presented at CanWEA Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, October 2017.

B. Schenkman, M. Rodgers, D. Watson, Canada WEICan ES In Wind Application Study, presented at iStorage DOE/OE Peer Review Meeting, Washington, DC, September 2016.

G. Giroux, A. Medd, J. Wang, C. Houston, M. Rodgers, S. Harper, Wind Turbine Data Analysis Using a Standard Report Format (GADS), presented at CanWEA Annual Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, October 2016.

M. Rodgers, WEICan Current Research Activities, presented at CanWEA Annual Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, October 2016.

C. Houston, M. Rodgers, S. Harper, Wind R&D Park Laboratory, presented at CanWEA Annual Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, October 2016.

D. Watson, M. Rodgers, Displacing Diesel Peaker Usage with 1 MW/2 MWH Storage System, presented at Energy Storage Association Meeting, Charlotte, North Carolina, April 2016

G. Giroux, J. Wang, B. Gaudette, S. Harper, C. Houston, M. Rodgers, D. Watson, Wind Turbine Data Analysis Using a Standard Report Format, presented at CanWEA’s O&M Summit, Toronto, Ontario, February 2016

D. Watson, M. Rodgers, Diesel Displacement on an Island Grid with a 1 MW/2 MWh Battery Energy Storage System, presented at Energy Storage Association Meeting, Dallas, Texas, May 2015

M. Rodgers, D. Watson, Performance of a 1 MW Storage System in Various Grid Applications within a Wind R&D Park, presented at Electrical Energy Storage Applications and Technologies, Portland, Oregon, September 2015

Annual Reports/Handouts

Wind R&D Park – Fact Sheet (2017) (2017 WEICan Wind R&D Park Fact Sheet.pdf)

Wind R&D Park Laboratory (2017) (RD Park.pdf)

Wind R&D Park Laboratory (2016) (RD Park Handout Final.pdf)

Wind R&D Park – Fact Sheet (2016) (2016 WEICan Wind RD Park Fact Sheet Handout Final.pdf)

Handout – Wind R&D Park Operational Statistics (2015) (WEICAN-Wind R&D Park Operational Stats 2015.pdf)

Handout – Impact of Wakes and Cliffs on Wind Speed and Turbulence (2015) (WEICAN-PEIWEE 2015.pdf)

Handout – Wind Energy Institute of Canada Research Program (2015) (WEICAN-Research Program 2015.pdf)

Handout – Wind Energy Storage and Grid Integration (2015) (WEICAN-BESS 2015.pdf)

Wind energy Institute of Canada Annual Operational Update – Fall 2014 (WEICan Operational 2014.pdf)

WEICan Factsheet 2014 (Factsheet completed in fulfillment of of WEICan’s Clean Energy Fund Contract with Natural Resources Canada) (WEICan Factsheet 2014.pdf)

WEICan Factsheet 2008 (WEICan Factsheet 2008.pdf)

Institut de l’énergie éolienne du Canada (WEICan FR Factsheet 2008.pdf).

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