Control Schemes for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator-Based Variable Speed Wind Turbine

  • Rupendra Pachauri
  • Pradeep Rana
  • Yogesh K. Chauhan
  • S. Choudhury
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)


In this paper, two control schemes such as direct control scheme (DCS) and vector control scheme (VCS) are presented for permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) based adjustable speed wind turbine (WT) system. In DCS, all parameters are obtained in the stator reference frame to invalidate the need of continuous position of rotor. Furthermore, it is analyzed that the DCS acquires numerous advantages over traditional indirect VCS such as torque, flux control lacking any rotor location. It is lesser parameters dependence and sensor less operation. In both the techniques, the DCS can operate underneath fixed and dynamic wind velocity conditions. Both of these control schemes are implemented in MATLAB/Simulink software, and the obtained characteristics are shown which results effective and satisfactory performance.


Direct control scheme Vector control scheme Synchronous generator Adaptable speed wind turbine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rupendra Pachauri
    • 1
  • Pradeep Rana
    • 2
  • Yogesh K. Chauhan
    • 2
  • S. Choudhury
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronics Instrumentation and Control Engineering Department, College of Engineering StudiesUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunIndia
  2. 2.Electrical Engineering Department, School of EngineeringGautam Buddha UniversityGreater NoidaIndia

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