Modeling and Control of LCC Rectifiers for Offshore Wind Farms Connected by HVDC Links

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dc.contributor.author Cardiel Álvarez, Miguel Ángel
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez Amenedo, José Luis
dc.contributor.author Arnaltes Gómez, Santiago
dc.contributor.author Montilla D'Jesús, Miguel Eduardo
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-13T08:36:00Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-13T08:36:00Z
dc.date.issued 2017-12
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Cardiel-Alvarez, M. A., Rodriguez-Amenedo, J. L., Arnaltes, S. & Montilla-DJesus, M. E. (2017). Modeling and Control of LCC Rectifiers for Offshore Wind Farms Connected by HVDC Links. IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 32(4), pp. 1284–1296.
dc.identifier.issn 0885-8969
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/32616
dc.description.abstract This paper presents a voltage and frequency control (VFC) and an average-value model (AVM) of a line-commutated converter for a rectifier station in an offshore wind farm (OWF) connected by a high-voltage direct current link. A capacitor bank is placed at the AC terminals of the rectifier station to perform VFC within the OWF. The proposed model uses the active and reactive power generated by the OWF as inputs, while the state variables are the voltage magnitude and phase angle at the capacitor bank bus. The proposed VFC is based on the orientation of the voltage vector at the capacitor bank bus toward a synchronous reference axis. It is then demonstrated that frequency control is achieved by regulating the reactive power balance at the capacitor bank bus, while voltage control is carried out by regulating the active power balance. Moreover, it is demonstrated that in a diode rectifier, although voltage cannot be controlled as in a thyristor rectifier, it is bounded within acceptable limits. In addition, small-signal study is performed to facilitate controller design and system stability analysis. VFC and the accuracy of the proposed AVM are validated by simulation, using both the proposed AVM and a detailed switching model.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher IEEE
dc.rights © 2017, IEEE
dc.subject.other Average-value model (AVM)
dc.subject.other Diode rectifier
dc.subject.other Frequency control
dc.subject.other High-voltage direct current (HVdc)
dc.subject.other Line-commutated converter (LCC)
dc.subject.other Offshore wind farm (OWF)
dc.subject.other Voltage control
dc.title Modeling and Control of LCC Rectifiers for Offshore Wind Farms Connected by HVDC Links
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Electrónica
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1109/TEC.2017.2696261
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. ENE2013-47296-C2-1-R
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 1284
dc.identifier.publicationissue 4
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 1296
dc.identifier.publicationtitle IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 32
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000022332
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (España)
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