Soft Start-up Characteristics Analysis of Squirrel Cage Induction Generator

농형 유도 발전기의 소프트 기동 특성 해석

  • Kim, Jong-Gyeum (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Gangneung-wonju National University) ;
  • Park, Young-Jeen (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Gangneung-wonju National University)
  • Received : 2015.10.06
  • Accepted : 2015.12.14
  • Published : 2016.01.01


In general, the voltage stability of induction generator is lower than synchronous generator. Induction generator has a number of advantages over the synchronous generator on the side of price and maintenance. So Induction generator has been applied to the small hydroelectric power of low output. Induction generator usually generates a high current during grid connection. The high current that occurs during grid connection can cause a voltage drop in the system. In order to increase the supply of the induction generator, it is necessary to propose a method of reducing high current. This paper proposes some method of the soft start to reduce voltage drop caused by the large starting current. soft-start method has high voltage drop effect than direct start method, control of firing angle can be increased the voltage drop effect.


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