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dc.contributor.authorAlepuz Menéndez, Salvador
dc.contributor.authorBusquets Monge, Sergio
dc.contributor.authorBordonau Farrerons, José
dc.contributor.authorCortés, Patricio
dc.contributor.authorKouro, Samir
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria Electrònica
dc.identifier.citationAlepuz, S. [et al.]. Control methods for low voltage ride-through compliance in grid-connected NPC converter based wind power systems using predictive control. A: Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition. "Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, 2009". San Jose: 2009, p. 363-369.
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dc.description.abstractIn presence of grid voltage dips, Low Voltage Ride-Through (LVRT) requirements demand the wind power plant to remain connected to the grid, helping the network to keep voltage and frequency stable. Neutral-Point-Clamped (NPC) converters are appropriate for wind power systems, because the current trend of increasing voltage levels. Predictive current control presents as fast dynamic response and accurate reference tracking as other well established control methods, while providing more flexibility. In this work, three different control strategies are applied to the grid-side NPC converter, in order to fulfil LVRT requirements, which are implemented with the predictive current control technique. Dc-link neutral point voltage is kept balanced by the predictive control algorithm, using the redundant switching states of the NPC converter. Simulation results confirm the validity of the proposed control approach.
dc.format.extent7 p.
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Spain
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria electrònica::Electrònica de potència
dc.subject.lcshElectric current converters
dc.subject.lcshPredictive control
dc.subject.lcshWind power plants
dc.titleControl methods for low voltage ride-through compliance in grid-connected NPC converter based wind power systems using predictive control
dc.typeConference lecture
dc.subject.lemacConvertidors de corrent elèctric
dc.subject.lemacControl predictiu
dc.subject.lemacEnergia eòlica
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. GREP - Grup de Recerca en Electrònica de Potència
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
local.citation.authorAlepuz, S.; Busquets-Monge, S.; Bordonau, J.; Cortés, P.; Kouro, S.
local.citation.contributorEnergy Conversion Congress and Exposition
local.citation.pubplaceSan Jose
local.citation.publicationNameEnergy Conversion Congress and Exposition, 2009

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