A New Fuzzy Direct Power Control of Doubly-Fed Induction Generator in a ‎Wind Power System

Document Type : Research paper


1 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran‎

2 Energy Management Research Center, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran.

3 ‎Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran‎


This paper presents a new fuzzy direct power control of double-fed induction generators (DFIG) in the wind power system. The most important issue in the application of DFIG generators is proper control of the active and reactive powers of these generators, which are generally carried out by vector control or direct torque/power control methods. Direct power control (DPC) directly controls the active and reactive powers of the stator, and stems from results from direct torque control. To use the vector control method, it is necessary to use conventional PI controllers the main disadvantage being the controller robustness due to the nonlinear behavior of the wind turbine and blade oscillations, and it is unavoidable that after a while, the controller's coefficients need to be updated. Therefore, the main purpose of this paper is to present a direct power control method based on fuzzy construction to overcome the mentioned problem. Simulation results of the proposed strategy are extracted under different performance conditions, and these results are compared with the conventional vector-oriented control method. These comprehensive results exhibit the effectiveness of the proposed fuzzy DPC method for the DFIGs based wind power systems.


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Volume 10, Issue 3
December 2022
Pages 179-188
  • Receive Date: 28 August 2020
  • Revise Date: 04 November 2020
  • Accept Date: 23 August 2021
  • First Publish Date: 06 September 2021