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Modelling Fully Variable Speed Hybrid Wind Diesel Systems

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2 Author(s)
Stott, P.A. ; Edinburgh Univ. ; Mueller, M.A.

The foundation of a new topology for a fully variable speed hybrid wind/diesel power system has been modelled in Matlab Simulink. Use of the variable speed diesel generator is shown to increase fuel savings over a constant speed generator in a hybrid system. The load matching capabilities of the variable speed diesel generator to wind speed drops in the hybrid system are then assessed. Finally integration of a variable speed wind turbine and new variable speed diesel generator through the DC-link stage of an AC/DC/AC power converter has been simulated to establish compatibility

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Universities Power Engineering Conference, 2006. UPEC '06. Proceedings of the 41st International  (Volume:1 )

Date of Conference:

6-8 Sept. 2006