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MPPT using Pitch Angle with Various Control Algorithms in Wind Energy Conversion System

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 74 - Number 7
Year of Publication: 2013
I. Arul
M. Karthikeyan
N. Krishnan
P. Anush

I Arul, M Karthikeyan, N Krishnan and P Anush. Article: MPPT using Pitch Angle with Various Control Algorithms in Wind Energy Conversion System. International Journal of Computer Applications 74(7):15-18, July 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {I. Arul and M. Karthikeyan and N. Krishnan and P. Anush},
	title = {Article: MPPT using Pitch Angle with Various Control Algorithms in Wind Energy Conversion System},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {74},
	number = {7},
	pages = {15-18},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}


This paper discusses the performance of various intelligent control schemes in extracting maximum wind power using doubly fed induction generator (DFIG). Intelligent control scheme such as fuzzy, neuro-fuzzy, and genetic algorithm based fuzzy controllers are applied for pitch control of DFIG based wind generation system. Wind generation system with eight numbers of identical 1. 5MW wind generators with reactive and real load is considered. Performance of various intelligent controllers is compared with PID controllers. Simulation results show that the performance of intelligent controllers better than PID controllers and in particular GA based fuzzy controller is better than other intelligent controllers.


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