Power Extraction from Wind Power Generation System

ABSTRACT – This paper presents a new attack in neuro-fuzzy based variable Speed Wind coevals system. The usage of an Estimator-based neuro Fuzzy Logic control technique to regulate the system is proposed. The neuro fuzzy accountant tracks the generator velocity with regard to the speed of the air current, to pull out the maximal power. A 2nd neuro – fuzzed accountant adjusts the machine flux for efficiency betterment under little burden. The purpose of neuro fuzzed accountant is to set up maximal power bringing to the grid from available air current power. Fully-controlled air current turbine which consists of initiation generator and back-to-back convertor is under estimation. The neuro fuzzy logic accountant is efficient to track the maximal power point, particularly in instance of often altering air current conditions. The initiation generator is operated in the vector control manner, where the velocity of the initiation generator is controlled with regard to the fluctuation of the air current velocity in order to bring forth the immense end product power. Based on the simulation consequences, the proposed neuro fuzzy accountants for maximal power bringing would be verified.

Index Footings – Neuro-Fuzzy Logic Controller ( NFLC ) wind electric generator ( WEG ) , alternate beginning of energy, Renewable energy, power extraction, power coevals, wind power coevals, Total Harmonic Distortion ( THD )


The map of neuro- fuzzed accountant is to present maximal power to the grid extracted from available air current velocity. Nowadays double fed initiation generator system are been used for optimising the excitement degree and generator torsion by which the velocity of the initiation generator is controlled harmonizing to the fluctuation of the air current velocity in order to obtain the maximal end product power.

In this paper we present a neuro fuzzy controlled maximal power point trailing system which is suited for the initiation generator runing at variable velocities. The proposed system uses the generator velocity and power end product measurings to seek for the optimal velocity at which the turbine should run for bring forthing maximal power. The effectivity of the proposed control strategy is validated through computing machine simulations under changing air current velocities.

A big sum of air current power coevals can be tripped if the dip is long plenty, taking to system prostration. The capableness of air current power generators to defy electromotive force dips is a cardinal characteristic of them since it is presently finding the maximal admissible air current power coevals in systems with high air current incursion.

Using neuro fuzzy control, we can bring forth controller end products more dependable because the consequence of other parametric quantities such as noise and events due to broad scope of control part and on-line changing of the accountant parametric quantities can be considered. More over without the demand of a elaborate mathematical theoretical account of the system and merely utilizing the cognition of the entire operation and behaviour of system, tuning of parametric quantities can be done more easy.

The purpose of the paper is to pull out the maximal air current coevals system and maximal efficiency optimisation attack. The air current coevals system is extremely non additive procedure since it is involved power electronic equipment. So non additive accountant is necessary for commanding non-linear procedure. So we are utilizing intelligent accountant i.e. neuro fuzzed accountant.

The combination of fuzzed system and nervous web allows the addition computational efficiency of the package merchandises. neuro-fuzzy system combines the larning capablenesss of nervous webs with the lingual regulation reading of fuzzed illation systems. The synthesis of neuro-fuzzy illation system includes the coevals of cognition base regulations that have IF-THEN signifier.

Here, the job is to happen the optimum definition of the premiss and attendant portion of fuzzed IF-THEN regulations through the preparation capableness of nervous webs, measuring the mistake response of the system. The chief drawbacks of air current power are it is non statically one. It depends upon the natural environmental status. Due to altering of air current velocity, the coevals is changed and the production of air current power is altering harmonizing to climatic status. The advantages include the clean environmental and safety facets.


In air current power generator systems utilizing variable pitch changeless velocity air current turbines such as horizontal and perpendicular axis that were coupled to initiation generators. In this paper, double fed initiation generator is discussed for pull outing maximal power with neuro fuzzed accountants.


A air current power transition system consists of the constituents wind turbine, gear box, generator, power-conditioner, transformer and grid connexion. The gear box becomes disused for the instance of direct thrust generators, having a big figure of poles and a big diameter of the rotor in order to let for equal electrical power coevals, even for the comparatively low rotary motion velocity of a big air current turbine. Wind power convertors ( WPC ) could be divided in two major groups defined in footings of rotary motion velocity control: [ 3 ] WPCs with changeless rotary motion velocity and ordinance by stall and WPC with variable rotary motion velocity with a adjustable blades at the turbine ( pitch controlled WPC ) .

The electrical power from generator is fed into the grid straight or via a convertor ( combination of a rectifier and an inverter ) and a transformer. Variable velocity WPCs let a higher output but ever necessitate a convertor. For that instance the rotary motion velocity is determined by the frequence of the generator that is normally adjusted to maximal power end product of the WPC.


Doubly- fed initiation generator where the rotor twists are non short circuited and are connected a dorsum to endorse electronics convertor to the machine terminuss or other words in the web. To build a variable velocity changeless frequence system, an initiation generator is considered attractive due to its flexible rotor velocity characteristic with regard to the changeless stator frequence. One solution to spread out the velocity scope and cut down the faux pas power losingss at the same time is to double excite the stator and rotor twists. The power convertors in the rotor circuit regenerate the bulk of the faux pas power. If it is runs the above the stator velocity, it will move as the initiation generator whereas rotor Speed ( Nr ) and stator velocity ( Ns ) , where, Ns = Nr for the Synchronous velocity, Nr & A ; gt ; Ns for the Induction Generator and Nr & A ; lt ; Ns for the Induction Motor.

Harmonizing to [ 4 ] , the rule of DFIG is to pull out the maximal air current energy from the low velocity air current by optimally modulating the turbine velocity, while cut downing mechanical emphasiss on the turbine during air current blasts. The rotor is running at bomber synchronal velocity for air current velocities lower than 10 m/s. For the high air current velocity it is running at hyper synchronal velocity. The 2nd of import advantage of the DFIG is the ability for power electronic convertors to bring forth or absorb reactive power, therefore it eliminates the demand for put ining capacitance Bankss in squirrel-cage initiation generator. The DFIG is able to supply a considerable part to grid voltage support during short circuit periods. This paper deals with the SIMULINK/MATLAB simulation for a Doubly Fed Induction Generator.


This block implements a variable pitch air current turbine theoretical account. The public presentation co-efficient Cp of the turbine is the mechanical end product power of the turbine divided with power and a map of air current velocity, rotational velocity and pitch angle. Cp reaches the maximal value of zero beta.The end product is the torsion applied to the generator shaft in per unit of the generator evaluations. The turbine inactiveness must be added to the generator inactiveness.

Fig 2.1.Wind Turbine theoretical account


Fuzzification is a procedure of reassigning the chip control variables to matching fuzzed variables. Choice of the control variables relies on the nature of the system and its coveted end product. The FLC input and end product signals are interpreted into a figure of lingual variables for placing optimal parametric quantities.

III the air current power production system

In the block diagram of the air current power production system given in Figure 3.2, the end product of the air current velocity theoretical account is defined as the kinetic energy or velocity of air current. The air current velocity is converted to mechanic power or minute by the air current turbine theoretical account. The obtained mechanic power or minute is the first input of the mechanic system ( of thrust system ) . The other 2nd input of the mechanic system is the relative velocity of the asynchronous generator.

The inputs of the asynchronous generator are: mechanical energy obtained from the air current turbine, electromotive force and frequence magnitudes at terminals of the web or burden. Outputs of the asynchronous generator are the active and reactive power values required for the web or burden. In the air current power production systems that operate in stray mode from electric webs, electromotive force and frequence of the asynchronous generator can be expressed as end product magnitudes.

Fig 3.2. Weave Farm ( 6 X 1.5 Mw )


The pitch angle control is made to command air current flow around the turbine blades by commanding the minute spent on the turbine shaft. If the air current velocity is lower than the rated velocity of air current turbine, pitch angle is changeless in its optimal value. It must be considered that the pitch angle can be changed in limited rate. [ 6 ] This rate may be wholly low because of rotor blade dimension.

Fig 3.3. Flip Angle Control

The maximal alteration rate for blade spread angle is about 10 degree/s. By agencies of blade pitch angle control, in velocities of rotor above slow and nominal values, no job may happen with regard to the construction of the air current turbine. The pitch angle is made changeless at zero grade until the velocity reaches point D. Beyond point D the pitch angle is relative to the velocity divergence from point D velocity. The choice of air current velocity is based on the rotational velocity which is less than the velocity at point D.

3.2. Entire Harmonic Distortion ( THD )

The Discrete theoretical account measures the Total Harmonic Distortion ( THD ) for a periodical electromotive force or current connected to the input. The THD is defined as

THD= Uh / U1 ( 3.1 )

Where, Uh= rms value of the harmonics

= sqrt ( U2 ^ 2 + U3 ^ 2 +… . + Un ^2 +… . )

U1 = rms value of the cardinal constituent

Fig 3.4. Entire Harmonic Distortion ( THD )


The regulation base of obtained fuzzy illation system consists of 64 regulations. The lingual variables of error signal [ vitamin E ( T ) ] , one of the input variables of ANFIS, are: really big negative ( VLN ) , big negative ( LN ) , average negative ( MN ) and negative ( N ) .

Figure 3.5 3-phase Voltage degrees at the system coachs

4.1 Fuzzy Inference System

The neuro fuzzy illation system uses good defined parametric quantity set for the bringing of maximal power end product to the grid lines. The choice of parametric quantities for the air current power coevals system simulation is given below.

Parameter Unit

Stator Resistance R1 0.0045 ?

Stator Leakage Reactance X1 0.0513 ?

Magnetizing Reactance Xh 2.2633 ?

Rotor Reactance ( referred to Stator ) X’ 2 0.066 ?

Rotor Resistance ( referred to Stator ) R’2 0.004 ?

Magnetizing Resistance Rfe 83.3 ?

Table 2. Induction generator parametric quantities

Figure 3.6 A neuro- fuzzy regulation choice

Figure 3.7 Simulation consequences


In this work, a neuro fuzzy control strategy for pull outing maximal power from a variable velocity air current turbine has been presented. The system development environment uses MATLAB ( Version7.5 ) package for the simulation of air current power coevals system with regard to changing air currents velocity conditions by utilizing different neuro fuzzy regulations. It has been shown that the turbine power end product depends nonlinearly on its angular velocity and the air current velocity. Neuro-Fuzzy control is good suited for seeking the optimal velocity at which the turbine should run under changing air current conditions.

The public presentation of the proposed strategy has been simulated under disconnected alterations in air current. It is observed that the air current velocity of 14 m/sec ( Maximum ) , for which the system produces the effectual end product power. It has been shown that the Neuro-fuzzy accountant adjusts the angular velocity so that the turbine power coefficient converges to its maximal value in the steady province. The methodological analysis used was simple and show measure by measure all the accommodations and computations necessary for a satisfactory operation of the system.