Reducing Harmonics Using Current Source Topology for Wind Turbines

Authors(1) :-Aarthi G P

In this study, a Current-Source Inverter (CSI) topology tailored for large multi-megawatt wind turbine applications. The cable distance between the generator and the mains enables the realization of a significant portion of the DClink inductance. In order to improve the efficiency and to allow the possible utilization of rugged inexpensive Thyristors, PWM modulation is not used in the main conversion chain. The 5th and 7th harmonics of the mains line currents are reduced by choosing a proper nominal operating point for the turbine. Further harmonic reduction is achieved through an active filter. Simulation results of the dynamic model of the wind system are presented, for different operating points, to show the good performance of the system.

Authors and Affiliations

Aarthi G P
Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Kongu Polytechnic College, Thoppupalayam, Perundurai, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India

Current-Source Topology, Harmonics Reduction, Wind Turbines

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 6 | November-December 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-12-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 41-46
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET151577
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Aarthi G P, " Reducing Harmonics Using Current Source Topology for Wind Turbines, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp.41-46, November-December-2015.
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