Determination of Minimum Reactive Power Compensation for the Stable Operation of Type-1 WTG in Grid-Connected mode
Sandeep Kumar K J1, Lokesh M2, Mohan N3, A D Kulkarni4
1Sandeep Kumar K J*,Research Scholar & Assistant Professor Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NIE Institute of Technology, Mysuru and affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University Belagavi, Karnataka, India Country.
2Lokesh M, Assistant Professor Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NIE Institute of Technology,Mysuru.
3Dr. Mohan N, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, JSS S&T University, Mysuru.
4Dr. A D Kulkarni, Former Professor, Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department, NIE, Mysuru, India.
Manuscript received on January 05, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 25, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 4656-4660 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: E6755018520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.E6755.018520
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Abstract: The current energy demand scenario leads to tremendous increase in the renewable energy sector, but the integration of these renewable causes various stability issues of the system. Increasing share Wind energy has several shortages due to its energy harnessed from the wind. These shortages can be improved by compensating reactive power into the wind plant. The wind farm consist of fixed speed squirrel cage Induction generator absorbs reactive power from the grid for stable operation and it can be injected using reactive power compensator. In this context, the main aim of the research is to find the minimum reactive power compensation required for stable operation for different rating of Type-1 WTG in grid connected mode. In this paper, a detailed model of constant speed Squirrel Cage Induction Generator is carried out in MATLAB/SIMULINK-2017a to analyze the need of reactive power compensation to maintain voltage and frequency stability of the system during normal condition. The work also focuses on to investigate the impact of induction generator inertia level on compensation level. The modified IEEE 5-bus radial distribution system is used to conduct these investigations and the simulation results clearly show that: (1) The necessity and minimum additional reactive power support to the wind farm to improve and maintain stability of the system; (2) the inertia level of wind farm and reactive power compensator level both are independent each other.
Keywords: IEEE 5-bus, Reactive Power Compensation, SCIG Based Wind Plant, Stability.
Scope of the Article: Wireless Power Transmission.