Publisher : The Korean Institute of Power Electronics
DOI : 10.6113/JPE.2016.16.2.675
Title & Authors
Sliding Mode Control of a New Wind-Based Isolated Three-Phase Induction Generator System with Constant Frequency and Adjustable Output Voltage Moradian, Mohammadreza; Soltani, Jafar;
This paper presents a new stand-alone wind-based induction generator system with constant frequency and adjustable output voltage. The proposed generator consists of a six-phase cage-rotor induction machine with two separate three-phase balanced stator windings and a three-phase space vector pulse width modulation inverter that operates as a static synchronous compensator (STATCOM). The first stator winding is fed by the STATCOM and used to excite the machine while the second stator winding is connected to the generator external load. The main frequency of the STATCOM is determined to be constant and equal to the load-requested frequency. The generator output frequency is independent of the load power demand and its prime mover speed because the frequency of the induced emf in the second stator winding is the same as this constant frequency. A sliding mode control (SMC) is developed to regulate the generator output voltage. A second SMC is used to force the zero active power exchanged between the machine and the STATCOM. Some simulation and experimental results are presented to prove the validity and effectiveness of the proposed generator system.
Cage-rotor induction generator;Sliding mode control;Space vector pulse width modulation;Static VAR compensator;Wind power generation;
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