Analysis for the Inrush Current and Voltage Drop of Induction Generator by the Reactor Tap Change

리액터 탭 설정값에 따른 유도발전기의 돌입전류와 전압강하 분석

Kim, Jong-Gyeum

  • Received : 2015.06.02
  • Accepted : 2015.07.20
  • Published : 2015.08.01


The induction generator has many advantages compared to the synchronous generator in terms of cost and maintenance. So squirrel cage induction generator has been recently supplied in small hydroelectric power station. Squirrel cage induction generator generates a high inrush current at the grid-connection. This high inrush current causes a voltage drop on the grid. In order to increase the supply of the induction generator, it is very important to find the method of reducing inrush current and voltage drop.


Induction generator;Inrush current;Reactor tap;Small hydro;Voltage drop


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