Comprehensive Reactive Power Support of DFIG Adapted to Different Depth of Voltage Sags
AbstractThe low voltage ride-through (LVRT) capability of the doubly-fed induction generator (DFIG) significantly impacts upon the integration of wind power into the power grid. This paper develops a novel comprehensive control strategy to enhance the LVRT and reactive power support capacities of the DFIG by installing the energy storage system (ESS). The ESS is connected to the DC-link capacitor of the DFIG and used to regulate the DC-link voltage during normal or fault operations. The unbalanced power between the captured wind power and the power injected to the grid during the transient process is absorbed or compensated by the ESS. The rotor-side converter (RSC) is used to control the maximum power production and the grid-side converter (GSC) is used to control the reactive power before participating in the voltage support. When the supply voltage continues to drop, the rotor speed is increased by controlling the RSC to realize the LVRT capability and help the GSC further enhance the reactive power support capability. The capacity of the GSC is dedicated to injecting the reactive power to the grid. An auxiliary transient pitch angle controller is proposed to protect the generator’s over speed. Both RSC and GSC act as reactive power sources to further enhance the voltage support capability with serious voltage sags. Simulations based on a single-machine infinite-bus power system verify the effectiveness of the developed comprehensive control strategy. View Full-Text
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Shen, Y.; Cui, M.; Wang, Q.; Shen, F.; Zhang, B.; Liang, L. Comprehensive Reactive Power Support of DFIG Adapted to Different Depth of Voltage Sags. Energies 2017, 10, 808.
Shen Y, Cui M, Wang Q, Shen F, Zhang B, Liang L. Comprehensive Reactive Power Support of DFIG Adapted to Different Depth of Voltage Sags. Energies. 2017; 10(6):808.Chicago/Turabian Style
Shen, Yangwu; Cui, Mingjian; Wang, Qin; Shen, Feifan; Zhang, Bin; Liang, Liqing. 2017. "Comprehensive Reactive Power Support of DFIG Adapted to Different Depth of Voltage Sags." Energies 10, no. 6: 808.
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