Hybrid Micro-Generation Scheme Suitable for Wide Speed Range and Grid Isolated Remote Applications

  • Radhey Shyam MeenaEmail author
  • Mukesh Kumar Lodha
  • A. S. Parira
  • Nitin Gupta
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 583)


The research work mainly focuse on grid isolated operation suitable for low wind speed areas for micro-generation purpose and to meet the requirements of local household and critical loads. A hybrid generation system is designed where electricity is generated by wind turbine coupled Induction Generator (IG) in conjunction with a solar-PhotoVoltaic (PV) panel. The generation system designed in this work is capable of harnessing power for wide ranges of wind speeds. The system uses a three-phase inverter which provides the necessary reactive power support to the IG in addition to the fixed capacitors. The three-phase inverter is capable to fault-tolerant operation which enables more reliability on the generation. A suitable storage battery is used which stores the excess energy during low loading or high generation conditions. The main strategy is to mount the solar system in the same tower of the wind turbine so that the space requirement is minimal. The results of proposed system show better quantitative performance.


Micro-generation Hybrid solar-wind system Induction generator Battery storage system Energy conversion techniques 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radhey Shyam Meena
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mukesh Kumar Lodha
    • 2
  • A. S. Parira
    • 1
  • Nitin Gupta
    • 3
  1. 1.National Solar Mission DivisionMinistry of New and Renewable EnergyNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringSBCETJaipurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringMNITJaipurIndia

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