Impact of Power Quality Disturbances on Grid-Connected Double Fed Induction Generator

  • Karthik Tamvada
  • S. Umashankar
  • P. Sanjeevikumar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 435)


Wind power integration in the electric grid causes power quality (PQ) disturbances. This would result in system instability and other related issues. This work tries to emulate different power quality (PQ) disturbances on a grid-connected DFIG and assess them according to their severity. This is done in order to assess the different generator operating variables for the PQ disturbances at their instant of occurrence.


Doubly fed induction generator Power quality Transients Voltage sag Voltage unbalance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karthik Tamvada
    • 1
  • S. Umashankar
    • 1
  • P. Sanjeevikumar
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Electrical EngineeringVellor Institute of Technology (VIT)VelloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringUniversity of JohannesburgAuckland Park, JohannesburgSouth Africa

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