SGRE  Vol.1 No.3 , November 2010
Performance of a Wind-Diesel Hybrid Power System with STATCOM as a Reactive Power Compensator
ABSTRACT
The paper deals with automatic reactive power control of an isolated wind-diesel hybrid power system. The power is generated by diesel engine and wind turbine as prime movers with electrical power conversion by permanent-magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) and permanent-magnet induction generator (PMIG) respectively. The mathematical model of the system developed is based on reactive power flow equations. The paper investigates the dynamic performance of the hybrid system for 1% step increase in reactive power load with 1% step increase in input wind power.

Cite this paper
P. Sharma, T. Bhatti and K. Ramakrishna, "Performance of a Wind-Diesel Hybrid Power System with STATCOM as a Reactive Power Compensator," Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2010, pp. 153-159. doi: 10.4236/sgre.2010.13020.
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