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Contribution of FACTS Device for Persisting Optimal Grid Performance Despite Wind Farm Integration

Yahia Saoudi(1*), Hsan Hadj Abdallah(2)

(1) Highest institute of applied sciences and technologies in Sousse, Tunisia
(2) Highest institute of applied sciences and technologies in Sousse, Tunisia
(*) Corresponding author



The necessity of electric energy is growing in our days. However, to pace this growth and this demand of electricity, the producers have to look for other durable, rentable and not expensive sources. The aim idea is to extract electric energy from renewable and sustainable sources. In this paper, we are interesting to present wind energy conversion systems. The dilemma in this kind of primary source is the speed variation of this natural magnitude. This problem is the main cause of voltage amplitude and frequency perturbation. The study is done with certifying and conviction by taking care to the lowest wind speed and an exceeding of this natural magnitude. Despite these levels, we add another constraint which is the awkward and trouble of wind in each speed level. This method is applicable in farm of aero generators connected to grid. The performance of network in voltage amplitude as well as frequency value will persist even with the nastiest natural condition. The continuity of electric power extraction is one from primordial objects treated and solved by simulation in this paper. In addition, this method is practical in both onshore and offshore, guaranteeing a magnificence results.
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Wind Energy; Double Fed Induction Generator; Variable Wind Speed; Wind Turbine; STATCOM

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