Implementation of MVF-Based Control Technique for 3-Φ Distribution Static Compensator

  • Geeta PathakEmail author
  • Debidasi Mohanty
  • S. K. Dwivedi
  • Bhim Singh
  • B. K. Panigrahi
Original Contribution


A MVF (multivariable filter)-based control scheme is applied to a DSTATCOM (Distribution Static Compensator) for power quality improvement. This DSTATCOM is used to supply the reactive power for PFC (power factor correction) of linear loads and to mitigate the load current harmonics and load balancing of nonlinear unbalanced loads. This MVF-based control scheme is applied for extracting the positive sequence components from the distorted input quantities. Simulated results are taken after modeling the DSTATCOM in MATLAB/Simulink environment. Experimental results are also presented to demonstrate satisfactory performance on a developed prototype of DSTATCOM in the laboratory.


Multivariable filter (MVF) Control algorithm VSC (voltage source converter) Power quality (PQ) DSTATCOM 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering, College of TechnologyGBPUATPantnagar, U S NagarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringVSSUTBurla, SambalpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology – DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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