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There is an individual agreement about the limitations of fossil fuels on earth. In addition, the power demand is growing causing the fuel prices to be increased proportionally. These problems make Renewable Energy resources a green alternative for energy production, since they are emitting zero carbons and friendly respecting environment cycles.
The Lebanese government targets to produce 12 percent of its total energy needs from renewable energy sources by 2020 mainly from solar and wind energy. Energy and Water Minister signed on February 2018 a contract with three Lebanese companies to install wind turbines farms in Akkar region with overall capacity of 200 MW .
However, the connection of wind turbines to the electrical grid has a complicated effect on power quality, voltage fluctuation, and flicker. For that, this project proposes theoretical modelling of a Lebanese wind farm using MATLAB/Simulink software; this model will be used to study the amount of generated power over a year, also to cover the wind farm integration effects on power system quality. We have studied three layouts: THD ratio of voltages & current at stator and PCC (Point of Common Connection), Voltage Sag at PCC and short term flicker severity for different theoretical and actual wind speed and we have obtained numerical simulation results of all mentioned scenarios.