Voltage Control of Isolated Wind Energy Conversion System Using Adaptive Voltage Controller for Non-Linear Loads
D Rajababu1, K Raghu Ram2

1D. Rajababu, EEE department, S R Engineering College, Warangal, India.
2Dr. K. Raghu Ram, EEE department, Laqshya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Khammam, India. 

Manuscript received on 1 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 9 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 3214-3219 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C5393098319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C5393.098319
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Abstract: Electrical energy demand increases day-by-day due to economic growth, technology development and increasing world population. The wind is one of the accessible renewable energy sources to generate electrical energy to meet the increased load demand. When the wind energy conversion system (WECS) is operating as isolated mode, it is more reliable, economical and easy to electrify rural areas. When the WECS is connected to load without controller the output three-phase voltages of the inverter have more transient and steady state errors and higher total harmonic distortion in the voltages and currents. This paper discusses various voltage controllers used in WECS in detail. The proposed WECS is simulated using MATLAB/Simulink with and without adaptive voltage controller for balanced and unbalanced non-linear load conditions. In each case the results have been analyzed and total harmonic distortion is evaluated.
Keywords: Adaptive Voltage Controller, Distributed Generation, and Total Harmonic Distortion, Wind Energy Conversion Systems.

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