The Maximum Power Tracking Method and Reactive Compensation Simulation Research Based on DIgSILENT


This paper studies about the mechanical part of wind turbine and wind generator operation stability.1) It makes a comparative study of two control methods for maximum power tracking: curve fitting method and hill climbing algorithm, sets up improved control modules in DIgSLIENT and makes comparison research, thus gets the conclusion that the improved control modules of hill climbing algorithm has good effect on MPPT, and it is more desirable in the condition of steady wind. 2) This paper sets up SVC and STATCOM models and improved control modules in DIgSLIENT, which are connected to wind power system, verifying the validity of SVC and STATCOM models, and verifying its influence on wind power plant and system. The results of the study show that STATCOM is more helpful in voltage recovery when large disturbance of three-phase short-circuit happened in wind power grid, reactive compensation is more effective.

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W. Guo and D. Zhao, "The Maximum Power Tracking Method and Reactive Compensation Simulation Research Based on DIgSILENT," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 398-403. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B077.

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