Three-phase DC-AC power converters suffer from power oscillation and overcurrentt problems in case of unbalanced AC source voltage that can be caused by grid/generator faults. Existing solutions to handle these problems are properly selecting and controlling the positive and negative sequence currents. In this work a new series of control strategies which utilize the zero-sequence components are proposed to enhance the power control ability under this adverse conditions. It is concluded that by introducing proper zero sequence current controls and corresponding circuit configurations, the power converter can enable more flexible control targets, achieving better performances in the delivered power and load current when suffering from unbalanced AC sources.
Ieee Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exhibition (apec), 2013, p. 342-350
DC-AC converter, Unbalanced AC Source, Control Strategy, Fault tolerance
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IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2013