AC and DC Applications of Induction Generator Excited by Static VAR Compensator

  • Ahmed, Tarek (The Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University) ;
  • Nishida, Katsumi (The Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi Universit) ;
  • Nakaoka, Mutsuo (The Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University)
  • Published : 2004.07.01

Abstract

This paper presents the steady-state analysis of the three-phase self-excited induction generator (SEIG). The three-phase SEIG with a squirrel cage rotor is driven by a variable-speed prime mover (VSPM) or a constant-speed prime mover (CSPM) such as a wind turbine or a micro gas turbine. Furthermore, a PI closed-loop feedback voltage regulation scheme of the three-phase SEIG driven by a VSPM on the basis of the static VAR compensator (SVC) is designed and evaluated for the stand-alone AC and DC power applications. The simulation and experimental results prove the practical effectiveness of the additional SVC with the PI controller-based feedback loop in terms of its fast responses and high performances

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