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JPE, Vol. 17, No. 3, May 2017
A Hybrid Static Compensator for Dynamic Reactive Power Compensation and Harmonic Suppression
Jia-qiang Yang, Lei Yang, and Zi-peng Su
Area Power Quality and Utility Application
Abstract This paper presents a combined system of a small-capacity inverter and multigroup delta-connected thyristor switched capacitors (TSCs). The system is referred to as a hybrid static compensator (HSC) and has the functions of dynamic reactive power compensation and harmonic suppression. In the proposed topology, the load reactive power is mainly compensated by the TSCs. Meanwhile the inverter is meant to cooperate with TSCs to achieve continuous reactive power compensation, and to filter the harmonics generated by nonlinear loads and the TSCs. First, the structure and mathematical model of the HSC are discussed Then the control method of the HSC is presented. An improved reduced order generalized integrator (ROGI)-based selective current control method is adopted in the inverter to achieve high-performance reactive and harmonic current compensation. Meanwhile, a switch control strategy is proposed to implement precise and fast switching of the TSCs and to avoid changing the time delay needed by the conventional switch strategy. Experiments are implemented on a 20 KVA HSC prototype and the obtained results verify the validity of the proposed HSC system.
Keyword Harmonic suppression,Hybrid static compensator (HSC),Reactive power compensation,Reduced order generalized integrator (ROGI),Switch control strategy
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