Wind Energy Conversion System for Harmonics and Inter-harmonic Analysis

Emmanuel Hernández, Miguel Ángel Hernández, Hugo Jorge Cortina Marrero, Reynaldo Iracheta


In this research, a harmonic and inter-harmonic analysis is presented for two types of wind energy conversion systems (WECS): a squirrel cage induction machine and doubly-fed induction machine because of the incorporation of power electronics in these systems, such as soft-starter and power converter that distort the voltage and current waveform. The analysis is based on the well-known steady-state induction machine model, additionally, a dynamic-state model is developed to compare the steady-state model validating the results of the simulations obtaining a harmonic and inter-harmonic model, in steady-state, clear and precise of the wind energy conversion system.


Doubly-fed induction machine; harmonic and inter-harmonic analysis; wind energy conversion system.

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