# Wind Energy Harnessing in a Railway Infrastructure: Converter Topology and Control Proposal

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## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

## 2. Wind Energy Conversion

#### 2.1. Wind Turbine

#### 2.2. PMSG Modelling

#### 2.3. Diode Bridge and Boost Control: MPPT

## 3. Converter Parallelization

## 4. Power Delivery to Catenary: Isolated DAB

## 5. Model and Simulation Results

#### 5.1. Simulation Model

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^{®}. The VAWT, PMSG and the boost converter are shown in Figure 6a, and the SST model is shown in Figure 6b, listing the parameter values in Table 2.

#### 5.2. Simulation Results

#### 5.3. Faulty Scenario

## 6. Conclusions

## Author Contributions

## Funding

## Conflicts of Interest

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Algorithm | Complexity | Convergence Speed | Memory Requirement | Wind Speed Measurement | Performance under Varying Wind Conditions | Prior Training/Knowledge |
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TSR | Simple | Fast | No | Yes | Moderate | Not required |

OT | Simple | Fast | No | No | Moderate | Required |

PSF | Simple | Fast | Yes | Yes | Moderate | Required |

HCS | Simple | Low | No | No | Moderate | Not required |

HCS with FS and AS | High | Medium | No | No | Good | Not required |

Modified HCS | High | Fast | No | No | Very good | Not required |

INC | Simple | Low | No | No | Moderate | Not required |

Modified INC | Medium | Medium | No | No | Good | Not required |

ORB | Simple | Medium | No | No | Moderate | Not required |

Hybrid | Medium | Fast | No | No | Good | Not required |

Fuzzy-based | High | Medium | Yes | Depends | Very good | Required |

NN-based | High | Medium | Yes | Depends | Very good | Required |

Adaptive | High | Medium | Yes | Depends | Very good | Required |

MVPO | High | Low | No | No | Good | Not required |

Wind turbine | |
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VAWT | Kliux Zebra 4 kW |

Boost converter | |

${L}_{boost}$ | $450\phantom{\rule{0.166667em}{0ex}}\mathsf{\mu}$H |

${C}_{boost}$ | 4.7 mF |

${f}_{SW}$ | 20 kHz |

LVDC bus | |

${C}_{bus}$ | 100 mF |

SST | |

${L}_{\sigma}$ | $200\phantom{\rule{0.166667em}{0ex}}\mathsf{\mu}$H |

Transformer | 230 V/1500 V |

${f}_{SW}$ | 10 kHz |

Catenary | |

${V}_{DC}$ | 1500 V |

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