Maximum Power Control of DFIG Based Grid Connected Wind Turbine
Generator System

Muhammed Y. Worku, M.A. Abido




This paper presents a simulation model of variable speed wind turbine with a doubly fed induction generator developed in Matlab/simulink. Vector control of a doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) drive for variable speed wind power generation is described. A slip ring (wound rotor) induction
generator with back to back three phase PWM converter between its rotor and the grid forms the electrical system. A vector control scheme for the PWM converters results in independent control of
active and reactive power. Line (supply) voltage oriented reference frame has been used to independently control the active and reactive power. Results are provided at the end for subsynchronous and super-synchronous operation of the DFIG.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 16)
Pages: 444-449 Date of Publication: 2018/04/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2018/03/23
REF: 344-18 Issue Date: April 2018
DOI:10.24084/repqj16.344 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

Muhammed Y. Worku1, M.A. Abido2,
1. King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. Research Institute, Center for Engineering Research. Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
2. King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. Department of Electrical Engineering. Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Key words

Wind energy conversion system (WECS), wound rotor induction machine, sub-synchronous generation, supersynchronous
generation, vector control


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