Fault Current Contributions from Wind Plants

Authors: Dustin F. Howard, GE Energy Consulting, USA, and Reigh Walling, Walling Energy Systems Consulting, USA

Biographies

Dustin Howard was born in Cairo, GA, USA.  He received a B.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2008 and 2013, respectively, from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA.  Dr. Howard’s Ph.D. work focused on the short-circuit modeling odistribution, renewable energy, and distributed generation technologies to utilities, developers and research institutions.  Prior to founding this form in 2012, he was with GE Energy Consulting for 31 years.
Mr. Walling received his B.S. and M.Eng., in Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and is a registered Professional Engineer (Minnesota).   He is a member of CIGRE, Fellow of the IEEE, has authored over ninety papers and articles, and has been awarded thirteen patents

BeijingSifang June 2016