"Simulation and Analysis of Active Power Filter for Mitigation of Power Quality Problems in a Wind Based Distributed Generation"

Irfan Ali Channa, Mohsin Ali Koondhar, Naveed Mohsin Mughal, Muhammad Shahzad Bajwa, Syed Abid Ali Shah Bukhari, Muhammad Ismail Jamali


The adoption of natural energy sources has seen a phenomenal rise during recent decades. The reason is an improvement in their energy conversion capabilities, as well as simplification of their associated electronic control circuitry. The result at their use at a localized distributed generation level. This work is an attempt to understand and present the power quality impacts of wind and solar power generation at a localized system of distribution voltage level. The simulation is finalized in MATLAB/SIMULINK. Next a very popular solving these power quality problems namely, active power filter beside its shunt type is tested over the simulated model. Moreover, its control algorithm is implemented mathematically with P-Q theory and the results are analyzed for better power quality improvement.  


Current Harmonics, Active Power filter, Local Power System, Wind Power, DG, P-Q Theory

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.36785/jaes.111429

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