Power Quality Improvement in Grid Connected Wind Energy System Using STATCOM

Authors(5) :-G. Joga Rao, P. Kiran Kumar, D. Ganesh Madhav, D.Vamsi Krishna T. Manoj Kumar, G. Sai Kumar Govinda P

Wind energy conversion system has gained importance in recent years as a prime source of distributed generation in which variable speed wind turbine with direct driver, PMSG and power electronic interface is the most commonly used system exhibiting variability in the output power as a result of change in the prime mover(wind speed).When such a configuration is interconnected to the grid it introduces various challenges to the network in terms of power quality issues, voltage fluctuations etc. Our project proposes the enhancement of power quality in the wind energy system using STATCOM. It aims to present in a thorough and coherent way the aspects of power quality in terms of the reduction of total harmonic distortion (THD).The simulation is carried out in MATLAB/Simulink.

Authors and Affiliations

G. Joga Rao
Associate Professor EEE Department, Raghu Institute of Technology, Visakhapatnam, India.
P. Kiran Kumar
Assistant Professor EEE Department, Raghu Institute of Technology, Visakhapatnam, India.
D. Ganesh Madhav
B.Tech Student EEE Department, Raghu Institute of Technology, Visakhapatnam, India.
D.Vamsi Krishna T. Manoj Kumar
B.Tech Student EEE Department, Raghu Institute of Technology, Visakhapatnam, India.
G. Sai Kumar Govinda P
B.Tech Student EEE Department, Raghu Institute of Technology, Visakhapatnam, India.

Power quality, Wind generating System, STATCOM, Non linear load, Synchronous generator.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 4 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 713-717
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1844254
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

Cite This Article :

G. Joga Rao, P. Kiran Kumar, D. Ganesh Madhav, D.Vamsi Krishna T. Manoj Kumar, G. Sai Kumar Govinda P, " Power Quality Improvement in Grid Connected Wind Energy System Using STATCOM, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp.713-717, March-April-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1844254

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