1 Department of Energy Technology, The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University, VBN2 Electric Power Systems, The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University, VBN3 The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University, VBN
This paper describes fault ride-through and grid support of offshore wind farms based on permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) wind turbines connected to the onshore AC network through two alternative transmission systems: high voltage AC (HVAC) or high voltage DC (HVDC) based on voltage source converters (VSC). The proposed configurations of the PMSG-based offshore wind farm and VSC-based HVDC are given as well as their control strategies under both steady state and fault state. The PMSG-based offshore wind farm is integrated into a test power transmission system via either HVAC or VSC-HVDC for comparison. DIgSILENT simulations are presented to demonstrate the performance of the proposed systems during a severe onshore AC fault at the point of common coupling (PCC).
Proceedings of the 2012 Ieee Energy Conference and Exhibition (energycon), 2012, p. 769-773