Optimization and Control of a Variable Speed Wind Turbine with a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator

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Volume-4 Issue-6                      
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors : Satyam Kumar Upadhyay , Sudhanshu Tripathi


Satyam Kumar Upadhyay , Sudhanshu Tripathi."Optimization and Control of a Variable Speed Wind Turbine with a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator ". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(6):2737-2745 Jun 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group.


The aim of this paper is to propose a control strategy and also analyse a fairly typical configuration of a wind turbine generating system connected with permanent magnet synchronous generator under varying speed. To reduce output power variations in wind turbine generating system, pitch angle controller of wind turbine has been used broadly. When the wind speed crosses the rated speed pitch angle controller becomes active and control the power and speed to their rated values. To obtain this model multipole PMSG chosen on the place of doubly fed induction gener ator because it offers better performance. PMSG does not have rotor current and also used without gearbox, which intern improves its efficiency, offers less maintenance and also indicates a reduction of the weight of nacelle, size, and reduction of costs. Simulation of VSWTGS is carried out in Matlab / Simulink / Sim Power System.


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Permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG), variable speed wind turbine generating system (VSWTGS), DC bus, voltage control, MATLAB.