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# IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion

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• ### Comparison of Photovoltaic Array Maximum Power Point Tracking Techniques

Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):439 - 449
Cited by:  Papers (2149)  |  Patents (114)
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The many different techniques for maximum power point tracking of photovoltaic (PV) arrays are discussed. The techniques are taken from the literature dating back to the earliest methods. It is shown that at least 19 distinct methods have been introduced in the literature, with many variations on implementation. This paper should serve as a convenient reference for future work in PV power generati... View full abstract»

• ### Accurate electrical battery model capable of predicting runtime and I-V performance

Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):504 - 511
Cited by:  Papers (813)  |  Patents (3)
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Low power dissipation and maximum battery runtime are crucial in portable electronics. With accurate and efficient circuit and battery models in hand, circuit designers can predict and optimize battery runtime and circuit performance. In this paper, an accurate, intuitive, and comprehensive electrical battery model is proposed and implemented in a Cadence environment. This model accounts for all d... View full abstract»

• ### Novel Cascaded Switched-Diode Multilevel Inverter for Renewable Energy Integration

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1574 - 1582
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In this paper, a new topology of two-stage cascaded switched-diode (CSD) multilevel inverter is proposed for medium-voltage renewable energy integration. First, it aims to reduce the number of switches along with its gate drivers. Thus, the installation space and cost of a multilevel inverter are reduced. The spike removal switch added in the first stage of the inverter provides a flowing path for... View full abstract»

• ### Condition monitoring and fault diagnosis of electrical motors-a review

Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):719 - 729
Cited by:  Papers (841)
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Recently, research has picked up a fervent pace in the area of fault diagnosis of electrical machines. The manufacturers and users of these drives are now keen to include diagnostic features in the software to improve salability and reliability. Apart from locating specific harmonic components in the line current (popularly known as motor current signature analysis), other signals, such as speed, ... View full abstract»

• ### Thermal Management of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle in Cold Weather

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):1110 - 1120
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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Cold weather is an important matter for electric and hybrid-electric vehicles (EV/HEVs), because the electro-chemical process is slowed at low temperatures, hence inducing a loss of power and energy. To prevent it from happening, battery packs are heated via a battery thermal management system (BTMS). However, in some cases, HEVs/EVs are not connected to the grid, so the BTMS uses energy from the ... View full abstract»

• ### Energy storage and its use with intermittent renewable energy

Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):441 - 448
Cited by:  Papers (549)  |  Patents (5)
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A simple probabilistic method has been developed to predict the ability of energy storage to increase the penetration of intermittent embedded renewable generation (ERG) on weak electricity grids and to enhance the value of the electricity generated by time-shifting delivery to the network. This paper focuses on the connection of wind generators at locations where the level of ERG would be limited... View full abstract»

• ### MATLAB-Based Modeling to Study the Effects of Partial Shading on PV Array Characteristics

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):302 - 310
Cited by:  Papers (466)  |  Patents (3)
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The performance of a photovoltaic (PV) array is affected by temperature, solar insolation, shading, and array configuration. Often, the PV arrays get shadowed, completely or partially, by the passing clouds, neighboring buildings and towers, trees, and utility and telephone poles. The situation is of particular interest in case of large PV installations such as those used in distributed power gene... View full abstract»

• ### Stability Analysis of a PMSG-Based Large Offshore Wind Farm Connected to a VSC-HVDC

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1166 - 1176
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This paper presents modal analysis of a large offshore wind farm using permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG)-type wind turbines connected to a voltage source converter HVDC (VSC-HVDC). Multiple resonant frequencies are observed in the ac grid of offshore wind farms. Their control is crucial for the uninterrupted operation of the wind farm system. The characteristics of oscillatory modes ar... View full abstract»

• ### Development of a MATLAB/Simulink Model of a Single-Phase Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):195 - 202
Cited by:  Papers (128)
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Because of their deployment in dispersed locations on the lowest voltage portions of the grid, photovoltaic (PV) systems pose unique challenges to power system engineers. Computer models that accurately simulate the relevant behavior of PV systems would thus be of high value. However, most of today's models either do not accurately model the dynamics of the maximum power point trackers (MPPTs) or ... View full abstract»

• ### Control of permanent-magnet generators applied to variable-speed wind-energy systems connected to the grid

Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):130 - 135
Cited by:  Papers (654)  |  Patents (1)
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Wind energy is a prominent area of application of variable-speed generators operating on the constant grid frequency. This paper describes the operation and control of one of these variable-speed wind generators: the direct driven permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG). This generator is connected to the power network by means of a fully controlled frequency converter, which consists of a p... View full abstract»

• ### Synchronous Reluctance Machine Optimization for High Speed Applications

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 1
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The synchronous reluctance machines with transversally laminated rotor and multi flux-barriers per pole reach a high torque density, so that they are proposed as a valid alternative to permanent magnet machines. Such machines have been analyzed for different applications, mainly home appliance, industrial tool, traction, up to low-speed high-power generators. On the contrary, the use of synchronou... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling and Experimental Study of a Wind Turbine System in Hybrid Connection With Compressed Air Energy Storage

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):137 - 145
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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This paper presents a new hybrid wind turbine system that is formed by a continuously variable transmission connection of the turbine drive shaft with an air expander/compressor. A mechanical power split device is designed to synthesize the power delivered by the wind turbine and the air expander/compressor. A small-scale hybrid wind turbine system is mathematically modeled, analyzed, and validate... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling of the wind turbine with a doubly fed induction generator for grid integration studies

Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):257 - 264
Cited by:  Papers (324)
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Due to its many advantages such as the improved power quality, high energy efficiency and controllability, etc. the variable speed wind turbine using a doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) is becoming a popular concept and thus the modeling of the DFIG based wind turbine becomes an interesting research topic. Fundamental frequency models have been presented but these models are often complex with... View full abstract»

• ### Dynamic Overload Capability of VSC HVDC Interconnections for Frequency Support

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1544 - 1553
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In future power systems, reduced overall inertia caused by an increased dominance of asynchronous generation and interconnections would make frequency control particularly challenging. As the number and power rating of voltage source converter (VSC) HVDC systems increases, network service provision would be expected from such systems and to do so would require overload capacity to be included in t... View full abstract»

• ### An Economic Dispatch Model Incorporating Wind Power

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):603 - 611
Cited by:  Papers (385)
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In solving the electrical power systems economic dispatch (ED) problem, the goal is to find the optimal allocation of output power among the various generators available to serve the system load. With the continuing search for alternatives to conventional energy sources, it is necessary to include wind energy conversion system (WECS) generators in the ED problem. This paper develops a model to inc... View full abstract»

• ### Comparison of direct-drive and geared generator concepts for wind turbines

Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):725 - 733
Cited by:  Papers (451)
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The objective of this paper is to compare five different generator systems for wind turbines, namely the doubly-fed induction generator with three-stage gearbox (DFIG3G), the direct-drive synchronous generator with electrical excitation (DDSG), the direct-drive permanent-megnet generator (DDPMG), the permanent-magnet generator with single stage gearbox (PMG1G), and the doubly-fed induction generat... View full abstract»

• ### Efficiency Evaluation of Fully Integrated On-Board EV Battery Chargers With Nine-Phase Machines

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):257 - 266
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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A fully integrated on-board battery charger for future electric vehicles (EVs) has been recently introduced. It reutilizes all the propulsion components of an EV in charging/vehicle-to-grid (V2G) modes, it does not require any additional components or hardware reconfiguration, and charging/V2G modes are realized with zero electromagnetic torque production. Both fast (three-phase) and slow (single-... View full abstract»

• ### Power Loss and Thermal Analysis of a MW High-Speed Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1468 - 1478
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High-speed permanent magnet synchronous machines (PMSMs) have attracted much attention due to their high power density, high efficiency, and compact size for direct-drive applications. However, the consequent power loss density is high, and hence heat dissipation is a major technical challenge. This is particularly the case for high-speed operation. In this paper, a MW level high-speed PMSM is des... View full abstract»

• ### Solving the More Difficult Aspects of Electric Motor Thermal Analysis in Small and Medium Size Industrial Induction Motors

Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):620 - 628
Cited by:  Papers (238)
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With the ever-increasing pressure on electric motor manufacturers to develop smaller and more efficient electric motors, there is a need for more thermal analysis in parallel with the traditional electromagnetic design. Attention to the thermal design can be rewarded by major improvements in the overall performance. Technical papers published to date highlight a number of thermal design issues tha... View full abstract»

• ### State-Space Modeling, Analysis, and Distributed Secondary Frequency Control of Isolated Microgrids

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):155 - 165
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A comprehensive modular state-space model of a microgrid is developed that handles basic components and loads, as well as inverter-based generation, such as PQ inverter and voltage-source inverter (VSI). Specifically, the developed model is suitable for control design utilizing the nominal set-point values of frequency and voltage of the VSI inverters, and active and reactive power set points of t... View full abstract»

• ### Distributed Adaptive Droop Control for DC Distribution Systems

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):944 - 956
Cited by:  Papers (66)
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A distributed-adaptive droop mechanism is proposed for secondary/primary control of dc microgrids. The conventional secondary control that adjusts the voltage set point for the local droop mechanism is replaced by a voltage regulator. A current regulator is also added to fine-tune the droop coefficient for different loading conditions. The voltage regulator uses an observer that processes neighbor... View full abstract»

• ### A $H_infty$ Robust Active and Reactive Power Control Scheme for a PMSG based Wind Energy Conversion System

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 1
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This paper presents a new $H_infty$ based robust control scheme applied to a permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) based wind energy conversion system (WECS) to regulate the active and reactive power. During the operation, parameters of the PMSG may vary which may lead to variation in the WECS dynamics, thus the control of active power and reactive power becom... View full abstract»

• ### Frequency coupling characteristic modeling and stability analysis of doubly fed induction generator

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 1
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Impedance-based method is an effective method to analyze the system stability. Based on the impedance stability theory, a doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) based wind power generation system can be decoupled into a positive- and a negative-sequence subsystem. Then, under small-signal operation, each subsystem is assumed to have linear characteristic in the frequency domain. Therefore, a single... View full abstract»

• ### Direct active and reactive power control of DFIG for wind energy generation

Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):750 - 758
Cited by:  Papers (370)
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This paper presents a new direct power control (DPC) strategy for a doubly fed induction generator (DFIG)-based wind energy generation system. The strategy is based on the direct control of stator active and reactive power by selecting appropriate voltage vectors on the rotor side. It is found that the initial rotor flux has no impact on the changes of the stator active and reactive power. The pro... View full abstract»

• ### Impedance Modeling of Three-Phase Voltage Source Converters in DQ, Sequence, and Phasor Domains

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1139 - 1150
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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This paper presents a modular approach for the impedance modeling of three-phase voltage source converters (VSC) by representing the VSC dynamics using three-by-three transfer matrix in the dq, sequence, and phasor domains. The transfer matrix form simplifies the modeling process by separately modeling the ac and dc side dynamics, and describing the VSC dynamics independent of the ac and dc side n... View full abstract»

• ### Power Management of a Stand-Alone Wind/Photovoltaic/Fuel Cell Energy System

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):957 - 967
Cited by:  Papers (302)
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This paper proposes an AC-linked hybrid wind/photovoltaic (PV)/fuel cell (FC) alternative energy system for stand-alone applications. Wind and PV are the primary power sources of the system, and an FC-electrolyzer combination is used as a backup and a long-term storage system. An overall power management strategy is designed for the proposed system to manage power flows among the different energy ... View full abstract»

• ### Magnetic Equivalent Circuit Modeling of Induction Motors

Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):259 - 270
Cited by:  Papers (80)
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Finite element models are invaluable for determining expected machine performance. However, finite element analysis can be computationally intense; particularly if a large numbers of studies or high bandwidth studies are required. One method to avoid this difficulty is to extract machine parameters from the finite element model and use the parameters in lumped parameter models. While often useful,... View full abstract»

• ### Distributed Assistive Control of Power Buffers in DC Microgrids

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1396 - 1406
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Low generational inertia and lack of damping elements cause stability concerns in dc microgrids. Power buffers have been introduced to damp volatile load demands and improve microgrid's stability. Power buffer is a power electronics converter with large storage components (e.g., capacitors), which can decouple dynamics of a power distribution network and electronic loads by adjusting its input imp... View full abstract»

• ### A particle swarm optimization approach for optimum design of PID controller in AVR system

Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):384 - 391
Cited by:  Papers (610)  |  Patents (3)
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In this paper, a novel design method for determining the optimal proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controller parameters of an AVR system using the particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm is presented. This paper demonstrated in detail how to employ the PSO method to search efficiently the optimal PID controller parameters of an AVR system. The proposed approach had superior features, inc... View full abstract»

• ### Single Sensor-Based MPPT of Partially Shaded PV System for Battery Charging by Using Cauchy and Gaussian Sine Cosine Optimization

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):983 - 992
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This paper introduces a battery charging scheme from a solar photovoltaic (SPV) by using a single sensor-based maximum power point tracking (MPPT) strategy. Here, for quick and efficient tracking, a novel hybrid “Cauchy and Gaussian sine cosine optimization” (CGSCO) algorithm is proposed for MPPT, which is based on only a single current sensor. The main objective of the CGSCO algorit... View full abstract»

• ### Control Strategies for Battery Energy Storage for Wind Farm Dispatching

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):725 - 732
Cited by:  Papers (234)  |  Patents (3)
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Integrating a battery energy storage system (BESS) with a large wind farm can smooth out the intermittent power from the wind farm. This paper focuses on development of a control strategy for optimal use of the BESS for this purpose. The paper considers a conventional feedback-based control scheme with revisions to incorporate the operating constraints of the BESS, such as state of charge limits, ... View full abstract»

• ### Multi-Agent System Based Microgrid Energy Management via Asynchronous Consensus ADMM

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 1
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In this letter, an optimal operation model for a multi-agent system (MAS) based microgid is proposed. The objective is to save the overall energy cost represented as a sum of locally observable convex functions. An asynchronous and distributed alternating directions of multipliers method is developed for the MAS-based microgrid to solve the optimization problem with local timer and reach a converg... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling and Control of LCC Rectifiers for Offshore Wind Farms Connected by HVDC Links

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1284 - 1296
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This paper presents a voltage and frequency control (VFC) and an average-value model (AVM) of a line-commutated converter for a rectifier station in an offshore wind farm (OWF) connected by a high-voltage direct current link. A capacitor bank is placed at the AC terminals of the rectifier station to perform VFC within the OWF. The proposed model uses the active and reactive power generated by the ... View full abstract»

• ### Long-term wind speed and power forecasting using local recurrent neural network models

Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):273 - 284
Cited by:  Papers (213)
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This paper deals with the problem of long-term wind speed and power forecasting based on meteorological information. Hourly forecasts up to 72-h ahead are produced for a wind park on the Greek island of Crete. As inputs our models use the numerical forecasts of wind speed and direction provided by atmospheric modeling system SKIRON for four nearby positions up to 30 km away from the wind turbine c... View full abstract»

• ### Self-Synchronization of Wind Farm in an MMC-Based HVDC System: A Stability Investigation

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):458 - 470
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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The stability of an offshore wind power network connected through a high-voltage dc (HVDC) transmission line can be challenging since a strong ac collection (ACC) bus might not be available, when there is no rotating machine connected in that bus. In addition, the synchronization unit (phase-locked loop, PLL) has shown to have a significant impact in achieving satisfactory performance. To tackle t... View full abstract»

• ### Coordinated Control Strategies for Fuel Cell Power Plant in a Microgrid

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s):1 - 9
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Solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) power plant plays a vital role in a hybrid alternative energy based microgrid due to its reliability and flexibility in power supply. However, the control of SOFC is challenging in terms of providing a fast load tracking while maintaining the fuel utilization rate within a safe range. To this end, this paper builds two basic coordinated control strategies (CCS) for pow... View full abstract»

• ### A Single-Stage Grid-Connected High Gain Buck–Boost Inverter With Maximum Power Point Tracking

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):330 - 339
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Converter system that does both dc-dc conversion and dc-ac conversion in a single stage is called a single-stage converter system (SSCS). Compared to a two-stage converter, SSCS is more efficient and compact in size. In this paper, a grid-connected SSCS (GCSS) system for photovoltaic (PV) applications is presented. This GCSS transfers power from PV to grid while tracking maximum power point (MPP) ... View full abstract»

• ### Decentralized Control of Offshore Wind Farms Connected to Diode-based HVDC Links

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 1
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This paper presents a novel decentralized control for offshore wind farms connected to the onshore grid through a high voltage direct current link by means of a diode rectifier. The proposed control system is implemented in each wind turbine generator system (WTGS). The capacitor placed at the filter of the wind turbine front-end converter is used for the proposed control implementation. Frequency... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling and control of a wind turbine driven doubly fed induction generator

Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):194 - 204
Cited by:  Papers (414)
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This paper presents the simulation results of a grid-connected wind driven doubly fed induction machine (DFIM) together with some real machine performance results. The modeling of the machine considers operating conditions below and above synchronous speed, which are actually achieved by means of a double-sided PWM converter joining the machine rotor to the grid. In order to decouple the active an... View full abstract»

• ### A Novel Fourth Order Generalized Integrator Based Control Scheme for Multifunctional SECS in the Distribution System

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 1
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This paper presents a novel fourth order generalized integrator using frequency locked loop (FOGI-FLL) based control algorithm for a single stage three phase grid interfaced solar energy conversion system (SECS) with distribution static compensation (DSTATCOM) capabilities. The proposed FOGI-FLL control algorithm suffices multifarious power quality objectives in the distribution network such as ha... View full abstract»

• ### Multiphysics Transients Modeling of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Methodology of Circuit Equivalents and Use in EMTP-Type Power System Simulation

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1309 - 1321
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Programs of the Electromagnetic Transients Program (EMTP) type have been the most popular digital simulators for emulating electromagnetic transients in power electric networks consisting mainly of rotating machinery, lines, transformers, loads, and power electronic converters. With the increasing interest in fuel cells, it would be beneficial to extend the scope of EMTP-type application to multip... View full abstract»

• ### A Particle Swarm Optimization-Based Maximum Power Point Tracking Algorithm for PV Systems Operating Under Partially Shaded Conditions

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1027 - 1035
Cited by:  Papers (131)
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A photovoltaic (PV) generation system (PGS) is becoming increasingly important as renewable energy sources due to its advantages such as absence of fuel cost, low maintenance requirement, and environmental friendliness. For large PGS, the probability for partially shaded condition (PSC) to occur is also high. Under PSC, the P-V curve of PGS exhibits multiple peaks, which reduces the effectiveness ... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis of Torque Production in Variable Flux Reluctance Machines

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1297 - 1308
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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In this paper, the torque production mechanism of variable flux reluctance machines (VFRMs) is investigated. Initially, based on an analytical instantaneous torque model developed from the Lorentz force law and airgap field harmonic analysis, the magnetic gearing effect is revealed in the torque production of VFRMs. Then, by using a 6-stator-pole/4-rotor pole (6s/4r) VFRM as an example, all its to... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling of the Cost of EV Battery Wear Due to V2G Application in Power Systems

Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1041 - 1050
Cited by:  Papers (127)
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This paper presents an analysis of the cost of utilizing battery electric vehicle (BEV) batteries as energy storage in power grids [also known as vehicle-to-grid (V2G)] associated with lessening battery cycle life due to more frequent charging and discharging activities and utilization in elevated ambient temperature. Comparison is made between V2G in the U.K., where annual electricity peak demand... View full abstract»

• ### Optimum control strategies in energy conversion of PMSG wind turbine system without mechanical sensors

Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):392 - 399
Cited by:  Papers (373)
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The amount of energy obtained from a wind energy conversion system (WECS) depends not only on the characteristics of the wind regime at the site, but it also depends on the control strategy used for the WECS. In order to determine the gain in energy derived from one concept as compared against another, models of several autonomous WECS have been developed using Matlab Simulink software. These allo... View full abstract»

• ### Characteristic Analysis of Subsynchronous Resonance in Practical Wind Farms Connected to Series-Compensated Transmissions

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1117 - 1126
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The emerging subsynchronous resonance (SSR) caused by the interaction of wind turbine generators (WTGs) with series compensation has aroused great concerns. For this particular issue, this paper is aimed to fill the gap between theoretical studies and actual observations. By analyzing the field data of 58 SSR events captured in a practical wind power system and examining the observed dynamics with... View full abstract»

• ### Small Signal Dynamics of DFIG-Based Wind Turbines During Riding Through Symmetrical Faults in Weak AC Grid

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):720 - 730
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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Instability issues of the grid-connected doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) based wind turbines (WTs) during low-voltage ride-through (LVRT) have got little attention yet. In this paper, the small-signal behavior of DFIG WTs attached to weak ac grid with high impedances during the period of LVRT is investigated, with special attention paid to the rotor-side converter. First, based on the studie... View full abstract»

• ### Novel Modular Switched Reluctance Machines for Performance Improvement

Publication Year: 2018, Page(s): 1
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Compared to non-modular machines, modular topologies become increasingly attractive due to their simplified manufacture process, better fault tolerance and potentially reduced material consumption. In order to maintain or even enhance the machine performance while achieving high fault tolerant capability, novel modular, single layer winding switched reluctance machines (SRMs) with different pole n... View full abstract»

• ### A Novel Approach for Ramp-Rate Control of Solar PV Using Energy Storage to Mitigate Output Fluctuations Caused by Cloud Passing

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):507 - 518
Cited by:  Papers (45)
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The variability of solar irradiance with a high ramp-rate, caused by cloud passing, can create fluctuation in the PV output. In a weak distribution grid with a high PV penetration, this can create significant voltage fluctuations. Energy storage devices are used to smooth out the fluctuation using traditional moving average control. However, moving average does not control the ramp-rate directly; ... View full abstract»

• ### Power Oscillations Damping in DC Microgrids

Publication Year: 2016, Page(s):970 - 980
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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This paper proposes a new control strategy for damping of power oscillations in a multisource dc microgrid. A parallel combination of a fuel cell (FC), a photovoltaic system, and a supercapacitor (SC) is used as a hybrid power conversion system (HPCS). The SC compensates for the slow transient response of the FC stack. The HPCS controller comprises a multiloop voltage controller and a virtual impe... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

The IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion includes in its venue the research, development, design, application, construction, installation, operation, analysis and control of electric power generating and energy storage equipment (along with conventional, cogeneration, nuclear, distributed or renewable sources, central station and grid connection). The scope also includes electromechanical energy conversion, electric machinery, devices, systems and facilities for the safe, reliable, and economic generation and utilization of electrical energy for general industrial, commercial, public, and domestic consumption of electrical energy.

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## Meet Our Editors

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