Tidal Current Turbine, Wind Turbine and Their Dynamic Modelling

  • Hamed H. H. Aly
  • M. E. El-Hawary
Conference paper


Wind and tidal current are of the most common energy resources for generating electricity in the near future because of the oil problems (crises and pollution). Within that frame, wind and tidal current energies are surging to the fore. The dynamic model of the offshore wind and tidal current is very important topic for dealing with these renewable energies. This chapter describes the overall dynamic models of wind and tidal current turbine using three different types of generators (doubly fed induction generator (DFIG), squirrel cage induction generator (SCIG) and direct drive permanent magnet synchronous generator (DDPMSG)). The state space for all types of the generators is concluded.


Controller Direct drive permanent magnet synchronous generator (DDPMSG) Doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) Modelling Offshore wind Tidal current 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ivan Curry School of EngineeringAcadia UniversityWolfvilleCanada
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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