A flexible DSTATCOM operating in voltage or current control mode

Ledwich, Gerard F. & Ghosh, Arindam (2002) A flexible DSTATCOM operating in voltage or current control mode. IEE Proceedings - Generation, Transmission and Distribution, 149(2), pp. 215-224.

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Abstract

The topology and control are discussed of a distribution static compensator (DSTATCOM) that can be operated flexibly in the voltage or current control mode. In the voltage control mode, the DSTATCOM can force the voltage of a distribution bus to be balanced sinusoids. In the current control mode, it can cancel distortion caused by the load, such that current drawn by the compensated load is pure balanced sinusoid. Both these objectives are achieved, irrespective of unbalance and harmonic distortions in load currents or source voltages. The chosen DSTATCOM topology includes three single-phase voltage source inverters connected in parallel to a filter-capacitor, which allows the high-frequency component of the current to pass. A switching control scheme is proposed, and its suitability is proved for this problem. The proposed scheme is verified using computer simulation studies

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ID Code: 9919
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1049/ip-gtd:20020009
ISSN: 1350-2360
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 IEEE
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Deposited On: 03 Oct 2007 00:00
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