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Reducing Harmonics Using Current Source Topology for Wind Turbines


Aarthi G P
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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.

Aarthi G P

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 Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-12-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
41-46 IJSRSET151577   Technoscience Academy

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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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