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The development of the brushless doubly-fed induction generator (BDFIG) system and flexible power flow controller for the wind energy conversion is proposed in this paper. The system employs two cascaded induction machines to eliminate the brushes and copper rings in the traditional DFIG. The dynamic model of BDFIG with two machines' rotor electromechanically interconnected is presented and the control strategy for flexible power flow control is developed. The independent control of the active and reactive power flows is achieved by means of a four quadrant power converter under the closed-loop stator flux oriented control scheme. The experimental results obtained verify the proposed controller scheme, which allows wide operational range and reactive power control.