Active and reactive power control of synchronous generator for the realization of a virtual power plant

khan, H.A., Bargiev, P., Sreeram, V., Iu, H.H.C., Fernando, T.L., & Mishra, Y. (2012) Active and reactive power control of synchronous generator for the realization of a virtual power plant. In Proceedings 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Montreal, QC, pp. 1204-1210.

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Abstract

This paper presents a novel power control strategy that decouples the active and reactive power for a synchronous generator connected to a power network. The proposed control paradigm considers the capacitance of the transmission line along with its resistance and reactance as-well. Moreover the proposed controller takes into account all cases of R-X relationships, thus allowing it to function in Virtual Power Plant (VPP) structures which operate at both medium voltage (MV) and low voltage (LV) levels. The independent control of active and reactive power is achieved through rotational transformations of the terminal voltages and currents at the synchronous generator's output. This paper details the control technique by first presenting the mathematical and electrical network analysis of the methodology and then successfully implementing the control using MATLAB-SIMULINK simulation.

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ID Code: 57729
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Active and reactive power control, Medium voltage transmission line, Medium length transmission line, phase shift, rotational transformation
DOI: 10.1109/IECON.2012.6388599
ISBN: 9781467324199
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 03 Mar 2013 23:27
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2013 15:34

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