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Design and application of a novel current mode controller on a multilevel STATCOM

Najafi, E. and Mohamed Yatim, Abdul Halim (2011) Design and application of a novel current mode controller on a multilevel STATCOM. In: 2011 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Colloquium, IAPEC 2011. IEEE Explorer, 176 -179. ISBN 978-145770008-8

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IAPEC.2011.5779855


Static Compensator (STATCOM) has been widely proposed for power quality and network stability improvement. It is easily connected in parallel to the electric network and has many advantages for electrical grids. It can improve network stability; power factor, power transfer rating. It can also avoid disturbances such as voltage sag (dip) and swell which is the main concern of this paper This paper uses a single phase multilevel inverter for STATCOM. It also implements a new current mode controller to control a STATCOM. In order to detect voltage sag, the STATCOM utilizes Goertzel algorithm which is more efficient and practical compared to available methods. Finally, simulations show the results of STATCOM operation for sag mitigation. The results show that the proposed controller can effectively mitigate voltage sag during disturbances

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:current control mode, goertzel algorithm, multilevel inverter, power quality, sag, STATCOM
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:28934
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:04 Dec 2012 06:48
Last Modified:04 Feb 2017 08:37

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