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Control of a grid connected direct drive variable speed wind turbine


Chowdhury, MM and Haque, ME and Gargoom, A and Haruni, AMO and Negnevitsky, M, Control of a grid connected direct drive variable speed wind turbine, Proceedings of the IEEE PES International Conference on Power Systems Technology (POWERCON 2012), 30 October - 2 November, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 1-6. ISBN 978-1-4673-2868-5 (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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This paper presents the operation and control strategy for a direct drive variable speed permanent magnet synchronous generator to inject maximum power to the grid. A control strategy with maximum power extraction for the generator side dc to dc converter is proposed. The generator speed is regulated under fluctuating wind speed through this converter. A dc link voltage controller is used to regulate the dc bus voltage under fluctuating wind and grid disturbance. Control strategy for active and reactive power flow to the grid is developed to transfer power to the grid through the vector controlled IGBT inverter. A simulation model for the proposed wind energy conversion system together with its controller is implemented in Matlab/Simpower environment. Simulation results confirm that proposed controllers for the wind energy conversion system worked well under fluctuating wind and grid disturbance.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:surface mount type permanent magnet synchronous generator (SPMSG), extract maximum power, pulse width modulated (PWM) inverter.
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Electrical engineering
Research Field:Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics)
Objective Division:Energy
Objective Group:Mining and extraction of energy resources
Objective Field:Mining and extraction of energy resources not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Chowdhury, MM (Mr Mujaddid Chowdhury)
UTAS Author:Haque, ME (Dr Md Enamul Haque)
UTAS Author:Gargoom, A (Dr Ameen Gargoom)
UTAS Author:Haruni, AMO (Mr Abu Haruni)
UTAS Author:Negnevitsky, M (Professor Michael Negnevitsky)
ID Code:82739
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Engineering
Deposited On:2013-02-15
Last Modified:2017-11-06
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