Stator-Converter-Controlled Induction Generators

Authored by: Ion Boldea

Variable Speed Generators

Print publication date:  October  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9781498723572
eBook ISBN: 9781498723589
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b19293-6

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Abstract

As already discussed at length in Chapter 4, the cage-rotor induction generator (IG) with fixed capacitance self-excitation produces output at slightly variable frequency with load even at regulated (constant) prime-mover speed. Many electrical loads are, however, frequency and voltage sensitive. On the other hand, variable speed generation is needed in many applications to extract more energy from the primary source (wind, water energy, internal combustion engine [ICE]).

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