Modelling and analysis of transient state during improved coupling procedure with the grid for DFIG based wind turbine generator

  • Soulaymen Kammoun
  • Souhir Sallem
  • Mohamed Ben Ali Kammoun
Regular Article


The aim of this study is to enhance DFIG based Wind Energy Conversion Systems (WECS) dynamics during grid coupling. In this paper, a system modelling and a starting/coupling procedure for this generator to the grid are proposed. The proposed non-linear system is a variable structure system (VSS) and has two different states, before and after coupling. So, two different state models are given to the system to analyse transient stability during the coupling. The given model represents well the transient state of the machine, through which, a behaviour assessment of the generator before, during and after connection is given based on simulation results. For this, a 300 kW DFIG based wind generation system model was simulated on the Matlab/SIMULINK environment. We judge the proposed procedure to be practical, smooth and stability improved.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soulaymen Kammoun
    • 1
  • Souhir Sallem
    • 1
  • Mohamed Ben Ali Kammoun
    • 1
  1. 1.Commande de Machines Electriques et Réseaux de Puissance (CMERP), National Engineering School of SfaxUniversity of SfaxSfaxTunisia

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