Power factor control of large doubly-fed reluctance wind generators

Obichere, Jude, Jovanovic, Milutin and Ademi, Sul (2015) Power factor control of large doubly-fed reluctance wind generators. In: Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2015. Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, 1 . Newswood Limited, Hong Kong, pp. 210-215. ISBN 97898819253-67

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Abstract

This paper deals with vector control (VC) of an emerging brushless doubly-fed reluctance (BDFRG) technology for large-scale wind turbines. The BDFRG has been receiving promising attention due to its low operation and maintenance costs afforded by the use of partially-rated power electronics, and the high reliability of brushless construction, while offering performance competitive to its traditional slipring counterpart, the doubly-fed induction generator (DFIG).
A robust VC control scheme has been developed for a custom designed BDFRG fed from a conventional ‘back-to-back’ IGBT converter. The preliminary studies have evaluated the algorithm under the maximum power factor control (MPFC) conditions which allow the improved efficiency of the generator-converter set and the entire wind energy conversion systems (WECS).

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: doubly-fed machines, power factor control, vector control, wind power
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2016 10:52
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2016 10:52
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/27785

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