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Enhanced control of a direct drive grid connected wind energy system with STATCOM


Chowdhury, MM and Haque, ME and Gargoom, A and Negnevitsky, M and Muoka, PI, Enhanced control of a direct drive grid connected wind energy system with STATCOM, Proceedings of the 2012 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, 26-29 September, Bali, Indonesia, pp. 1-6. (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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This paper investigates control and operation strategy of grid connected permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) baseddirect drive variable speed wind turbine with a static synchronous compensator (STATCOM). The application of STATCOM enhances the system performance by improving the fault ride through capability of the wind turbine. Control strategies for generator side converter with maximum power extraction, grid side inverter and STATCOM controller are implemented in Matlab/Simpower. Moreover, a rapid synchronization by controlling the phase angle of wind energy system output is presented in this paper. Extensive simulations have been conducted and results show that STATCOM can enhance the steady state and dynamic performances of the wind energy system. The proposed synchronizer can synchronize the wind turbine with the grid rapidly during normal operation or after fault recovery.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:direct drive wind turbine, PMSG, STATCOM, synchronization.
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:Negnevitsky, M (Professor Michael Negnevitsky)
UTAS Author:Muoka, PI (Mr Polycarp Muoka)
ID Code:82740
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Engineering
Deposited On:2013-02-15
Last Modified:2017-11-06
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