A Review on DC-DC Converters for PMSG based Standalone Variable Speed Wind Turbine System

A Review on DC-DC Converters for PMSG based Standalone Variable Speed Wind Turbine System
Authors : S. Pragaspathy, B. Anand
Publication Date: 06-09-2016


Author(s):  S. Pragaspathy, B. Anand

Published in:   International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology

License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Website: www.ijert.org

Volume/Issue:   Volume. 5 - Issue. 09 , September - 2016

e-ISSN:   2278-0181

 DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17577/IJERTV5IS090044


Lack of conventional resources across the globe and its effects of green house emissions track an ideal path towards renewable energy sectors. The deploying conventional energy resources cause uneven climatic changes and there by confront to the innovators in making the transition towards non conventional energy resources. Among the renewable system, wind energy systems which is considered to be the promising resource, track an ideal path and meets the expectation to the demand in the recent decades. Quantity (Real & Reactive Power) and quality (Harmonic pollutants) of power output are the challenging issues faced by the wind energy harvesters. This paper deals with the review of various power electronic DC-DC converters employed for a permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) based variable speed wind turbine system (VSWTS). The output power is analyzed in correlating the voltage gain, voltage stress and circuit complexity. Pulse width modulation inverters (PWM) are used to control the load voltage in terms of magnitude and frequency. Modeling is performed at each section of conversion. The performance comparison of the chart is presented in pertaining to the discussion.


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