A series-dynamic-resistor-based converter protection scheme for doubly-fed induction generator during various fault conditions


This paper proposes a new converter protection method, primarily based on a series dynamic resistor (SDR) that avoids the doubly-fed induction generator (DFIG) control being disabled by crowbar protection during fault conditions. A combined converter protection scheme based on the proposed SDR and conventional crowbar is analyzed and discussed. The main protection advantages are due to the series topology when compared with crowbar and dc-chopper protection. Various fault overcurrent conditions (both symmetrical and asymmetrical) are analyzed and used to design the protection in detail, including the switching strategy and coordination with crowbar, and resistance value calculations. PSCAD/EMTDC simulation results show that the proposed method is advantageous for fault overcurrent protection, especially for asymmetrical faults, in which the traditional crowbar protection may malfunction.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/TEC.2009.2037970
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Uncontrolled Keywords: converter protection scheme,doubly-fed induction generator (DFIG),fault ride-through (FRT),series dynamic resistor (SDR),wind power generation ,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Energy Engineering and Power Technology
Publication ISSN: 1558-0059
Last Modified: 31 May 2024 07:09
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2012 10:21
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2010-06
Published Online Date: 2010-02-02
Authors: Yang, Jin (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-1026-8495)
Fletcher, John
O'Reilly, John



Version: Accepted Version

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