Application of Classical Controllers in the Doubly Fed Induction Generator based Wind Energy Conversion System using System Identification Approach

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This paper presents a method to identify, model and design the conventional controllers for the variable speed wind energy conversion system driven by Doubly Fed Induction Generator. The complete wind energy conversion system is designed, identified and modeled using system identification approach. Classical controllers are developed for partial and full load region of wind energy conversion system with nonlinear Hammerstein Weiner model as reference input. The performance of classical controllers for different wind speeds are studied based on Integral square error and the average power produced by the doubly fed induction generator. Thereby it is suggested that using the Hammerstein wiener model as reference input, it is able to develop the efficient conventional controllers for doubly fed induction generator based wind energy conversion system
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Wind Energy Conversion System; Doubly Fed Induction Generator; Hammerstein-Wiener Model; Parameter Estimation; Classical Controllers

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