Droop Control Design of Multi-VSC Systems for Offshore Networks to Integrate Wind Energy
AbstractThis research envisages the droop control design of multi voltage source converter systems for offshore networks to integrate wind power plant with the grids. An offshore AC network is formulated by connecting several nearby wind power plants together with AC cables. The net energy in the network is transferred to onshore using voltage source high voltage direct current (VSC-HVDC) transmissionsystems. In the proposed configuration, an offshore network is energized by more than one VSC-HVDC system, hereby providing redundancy to continue operation in case of failure in one of the HVDC transmission lines. The power distribution between VSC-HVDC systems is done using a droop control scheme. Frequency droop is implemented to share active power, and voltage droop is implemented to share reactive power. Furthermore, a method of calculating droop gains according to the contribution factor of each converter is presented. The system has been analyzed to evaluate the voltage profile of the network affected by the droop control. Nonlinear dynamic simulation has been performed for the verification of the control principle. View Full-Text
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Raza, M.; Schönleber, K.; Gomis-Bellmunt, O. Droop Control Design of Multi-VSC Systems for Offshore Networks to Integrate Wind Energy. Energies 2016, 9, 826.
Raza M, Schönleber K, Gomis-Bellmunt O. Droop Control Design of Multi-VSC Systems for Offshore Networks to Integrate Wind Energy. Energies. 2016; 9(10):826.Chicago/Turabian Style
Raza, Muhammad; Schönleber, Kevin; Gomis-Bellmunt, Oriol. 2016. "Droop Control Design of Multi-VSC Systems for Offshore Networks to Integrate Wind Energy." Energies 9, no. 10: 826.
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