alexa Abstract | Power Quality Improvement using STATCOM with Different Control Algorithms
ISSN ONLINE(2278-8875) PRINT (2320-3765)

International Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Special Issue Article Open Access

Abstract

The renewable energy sources play an important role in electric power generation with growing environmental concerns. The inter connection of renewable energy sources are incorporated using power electronic converters, with the aim of improving power quality at the Point of Common Coupling (PCC). A novel idea where a STATCOM is used innovatively as i) a load reactive power compensator ii) an interface unit between the grid and renewable energy source, and iii) Voltage regulator. A controller unit is proposed for the STATCOM based on Instantaneous Reactive Power Theory (IRPT) control algorithm by which reactive power compensation and power factor correction is done and also real power support is provided by renewable energy source through STATCOM. The performance of the algorithm is compared with the Synchronous Reference Frame (SFR) algorithm to achieve the above objectives. The STATCOM unit with SRF algorithm provide better performance with input power factor of 0.9549 and source voltage and current THD of 0.5722, 0.544 respectively.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image | Peer-reviewed Full Article image

Author(s): Anu Raveendran, Beena M Varghese, Smitha Paulose

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords