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Renewable energy, distributed generation, and micro-grid technology have been widely concerned for a long time. The traditional grid-connected inverter control strategy does not take into account the problem of inertia which is short and fast to cause the frequency change. The virtual synchronous generator control strategy is adopted to simulate the synchronous generator characteristics, which enhanced the inertia and damp of the system. For the micro-grid of wind power grid-connected, the storage battery is arranged on the AC side of the permanent magnet direct-drive wind turbine, and the model of the virtual synchronous generator is established. Thus the grid-connected performance of large-scale wind farm is improved. Here, the effect of moment of inertia in the virtual synchronous generator and the grid-connected regulation of virtual synchronous generator are verified by using PSCAD/EMTDC. The simulation results show that the grid-connected inverter controlled by the virtual synchronous generator is approximately equivalent to the synchronous generator in external characteristic. The grid-connected inverter based virtual synchronous generator control has a beneficial to adjust frequency and voltage, and can enhance the standby inertia of new energy and grid power generation
PAPER REVISED: 2017-11-11
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2017-11-15
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2018, VOLUME 22, ISSUE Supplement 2, PAGES [S401 - S408]
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