Title: Vector control of current regulated inverter connected to grid for wind energy applications

Authors: Ahmed Ibrahim

Addresses: Electrical Power and Machines Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza 12630, Egypt

Abstract: Connecting variable speed wind turbine connected to the grid requires a proper control of the inverter to improve the power quality for the system. The vector control of an inverter connected to the grid is presented. The proposed control technique implies a hysteresis current controller in the inner loop. The complete control system has been developed, analysed, and validated by simulation study. Performance has then been evaluated in detail.

Keywords: variable speed; hysteresis controllers; inverters; harmonics; vector control; wind energy; wind power; wind turbines; simulation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJRET.2009.024728

International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, 2009 Vol.1 No.1, pp.17 - 28

Received: 12 May 2008
Accepted: 01 Jul 2008

Published online: 28 Apr 2009 *

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