IoT 21(25): e5

Research Article

Reactive Power Control for Wind Turbine using Exact Linearization Feedback

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  • @ARTICLE{10.4108/eai.14-4-2021.169188,
        author={Hicham El azri and Tamou Nasser and Ahmed Essadki},
        title={Reactive Power Control for Wind Turbine using Exact Linearization Feedback},
        journal={EAI Endorsed Transactions on Internet of Things},
        keywords={Doubly fed induction generator, Wind turbine, Exact linearization feedback, LQI, MPPT},
  • Hicham El azri
    Tamou Nasser
    Ahmed Essadki
    Year: 2021
    Reactive Power Control for Wind Turbine using Exact Linearization Feedback
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-4-2021.169188
Hicham El azri1,*, Tamou Nasser1, Ahmed Essadki1
  • 1: ERERA, Research Center STIS ENSET, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco
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The quality of service and the respect of contractual characteristics of the voltage is a major issue of the transmission system operator. In this context, the code requires that the wind turbine system participate in the regulation of the voltage. Any variation in voltage must be compensated by producing or absorbing reactive power. This article studies the modelling and control strategies of a wind energy conversion system based on a doubly fed induction generator. It presents a linear quadratic regulator with integrator (LQI) and an exact linearization feedback (ELF) controller for a doubly fed induction generator (DFIG). In the ELF technique, the nonlinear model of DFIG is linearized and the reference of active and reactive powers values are calculated by using reactive power management algorithm.The simulation results show that the decoupling control strategy for DFIG is satisfactory and the predefined operating conditions are respected.