Smart current control of the wind energy conversion system based permanent magnet synchronous generator using predictive and hysteresis model




hysteresis current control, permanent magnet synchronous generator, predictive current control, wind energy conversion system, three level neutral point clamped inverter


Introduction. Given the increasing demand for performance and efficiency of converters and power drives, the development of new control systems must take into account the real nature of these types of systems. Converters and dimmers power are nonlinear systems of a hybrid nature, including elements linear and nonlinear and a finite number of switching devices. Signals input for power converters are discrete signals that control the ‘opening and closing’ transitions of each component. Problem. In the multilevel inverters connected to grid, the switching frequency is the principal cause of harmonics and switching losses, which by nature, reduces the inverter’s efficiency. Purpose. For guarantee the satisfying quality of power transmitted to the electrical grid, while ensuring reduction of current ripples and output voltage harmonics. Novelty. This work proposes a new smart control, based on a predictive current control of the three level neutral point clamped inverter, used in Wind Energy Conversion System (WECS) connected to grid, based permanent magnet synchronous generator, powered by a hysteresis current control for the rectifier. This new formula guarantees handling with the influence of harmonics disturbances (similar current total harmonic distortion), voltage stress, switching losses, rise time, over or undershoot and settling time in WECS. Methods. The basic idea of this control is to choose the best switching state, of the power switches, which ameliorates the quality function, selected from order predictive current control of WECS. Results. Practical value. Several advantages in this intelligent method, such as the fast dynamic answer, the easy implementation of nonlinearities and it requires fewer calculations to choose the best switching state. In addition, an innovative algorithm is proposed to adjust the current ripples and output voltage harmonics of the WECS. The performances of the system were analyzed by simulation using MATLAB/Simulink.

Author Biographies

H. K. E. Zine, Mentouri University

PhD Student, Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Laboratory of Electrical Engineering of Constantine (LGEC)

K. Abed, Mentouri University

PhD, Master of Computer Application, Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Laboratory of Electrical Engineering of Constantine (LGEC)


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Zine, H. K. E., & Abed, K. (2024). Smart current control of the wind energy conversion system based permanent magnet synchronous generator using predictive and hysteresis model. Electrical Engineering & Electromechanics, (2), 40–47.



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