Dump Load

A dump load can be necessary for wind turbines to dissipate the generated energy in case the energy storage devices are full and the energy cannot be used otherwise. Dumping the energy slows down the speed of the wind turbine and protects it from excessive mechanical stress.

TODO

  • General rule: fuse always at the energy source, explain reason...
  • Star vs. mesh structure and influence on fuses
  • Electronic fuses