Title: DESIGN OF MODULAR MULTI-LEVEL CONVERTER AND PERMANENT MAGNET SYNCHRONOUS GENERATOR-BASED WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEM

Year of Publication: Jul - 2018
Page Numbers: 1-6
Authors: Hakam H. Abdul Hakeem, Ahmet Mete Vural
Conference Name: The Fifth International Conference on Technological Advances in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (TAEECE2018)
- Turkey

Abstract:


In this paper, a back-to-back (BTB) modular multi-level converter (MMC) is designed for a permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) based wind energy conversion system (WECS). The switching of power semiconductors of BTB-MMC is based on phase-shifted carrier pulse width modulation (PSC-PWM). Capacitor voltage balancing issue of the BTB-MMC is realized with a control system working in accordance with PSC-PWM technique. The designed PMSG based WECS is verified through case studies using PSCAD/EMTDC.