Universal power line manager for wind turbine generator connected to microgrid

JenoPaul, P; Raglend, I Jacob; Prakash, T Ruban Deva
April 2013
Transactions of the Institute of Measurement & Control;Apr2013, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p138
Academic Journal
A wind power plant meets so many power quality issues when it is connected to a microgrid. This paper envisages a new power quality conditioner to regulate the supply frequency, to control the power flow, to minimize the current harmonics and to regulate the voltage for a fixed-speed induction-type wind generator. The proposed new power line conditioner is called the universal power line manager (UPLM). The control circuit of the UPLM is the combination of the control system of the unified power quality conditioner, power flow control and a frequency regulator. For these reasons, the compensator proposed here is called the UPLM. The complete system has been developed, analysed and validated by Matlab/Simulink study. Simulation results are presented to confirm that the new approach has a better performance for wind turbine generation.


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