Mitigation of harmonics of DFIGs in DC-Microgrids

Wei, F., Vilathgamuwa, D.M., & Choi, S.S. (2012) Mitigation of harmonics of DFIGs in DC-Microgrids. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2012), IEEE, Raleigh, NC, pp. 1946-1953.

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Abstract

During the last few years, there has been an increased attention paid on the developments of DC microgrids (DCMGs) and their applications. For economical and more flexible wind power generation, doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) is regarded as a most commonly used generator in wind farms. This paper presents a configuration and operation method for a DCMG connected with DFIGs, in which the controller of the DFIG is designed for maximum power point tracking (MPPT). The generation of harmonics and their effects on the generator in this configuration are analyzed and a harmonic compensation method is proposed. Furthermore, the simulation results are presented to show that the DFIG can be operated effectively in DCMGs and harmonic currents can be reduced.

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ID Code: 74896
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Asynchronous generators, Distributed power generation, Maximum power point trackers, Power generation economics, Power system harmonics, Wind power plants
DOI: 10.1109/ECCE.2012.6342574
ISBN: 9781467308014
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 IEEE
Deposited On: 12 Aug 2014 01:23
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2014 02:15

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