Voltage stability is a key issue to achieve the uninterrupted operation of wind farms equipped with doubly fed induction generators (DFIGs) during grid faults. A Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM) is applied to a power network which includes a DFIG driven by a wind turbine, for steady state voltage regulation and transient voltage stability support. The control schemes of the DFIG rotor-side converter, grid-side converter and the STATCOM are suitably designed and coordinated. The system is implemented in real-time on a Real-Time Digital Simulator (RTDS®). Results show that the STATCOM improves the transient voltage stability and therefore helps the wind turbine generator system to remain in service during grid faults.
W. Qiao et al., "Real-Time Implementation of a STATCOM on a Wind Farm Equipped with Doubly Fed Induction Generators," Conference Record of the 41st IAS Annual Meeting of the Industry Applications Conference, 2006, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jan 2006.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IAS.2006.256657
41st IAS Annual Meeting of the Industry Applications Conference, 2006
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
STATCOM; Doubly Fed Induction Generator; Real-Time Implementation; Wind Turbine
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Article - Conference proceedings
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