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Control of a wind power system based on a doubly fed induction generator with a sliding mode controller

Rayane Luelmi, Salima Lekhchine, Ammar Medoued, Youcef Soufi


Wind energy is a type of renewable energy when wind turbines convert the wind into mechanical or electrical energy. This energy is used to generate the energy needed in many different areas, such as industry and agriculture. Wind power is one of the most important energy sources for scientific researchers because of its importance. The main factor of this energy is the wind, a natural phenomenon that occurs in the world without human interference. This work presents the description and modelling of the wind power system based on the dual-feed generator. The technique of maximum power point tracking with speed control has been used to achieve the objective of good operation with improved effective utilization of the wind turbine. Two different methods are applied for speed control. A classical proportional-integral controller and an advanced sliding mode controller are considered by speed control and reactive and active power control. At the end of the modelling and simulation of the whole in the MATLAB/Simulink environment, the analysis of the results shows good performances.

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