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International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems

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Volume 15, Issue 1


Adaptive Control of Four-Leg VSC Based DSTATCOM in Distribution System

Bhim Singh / Sabha Raj Arya
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  • Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110016, India
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Published Online: 2014-01-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2013-0145


This work discusses an experimental performance of a four-leg Distribution Static Compensator (DSTATCOM) using an adaptive filter based approach. It is used for estimation of reference supply currents through extracting the fundamental active power components of three-phase distorted load currents. This control algorithm is implemented on an assembled DSTATCOM for harmonics elimination, neutral current compensation and load balancing, under nonlinear loads. Experimental results are discussed, and it is noticed that DSTATCOM is effective solution to perform satisfactory performance under load dynamics.

Keywords: four-leg VSC; nonlinear loads; neutral current compensation; power quality


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Published Online: 2014-01-18

Citation Information: International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems, Volume 15, Issue 1, Pages 93–99, ISSN (Online) 1553-779X, ISSN (Print) 2194-5756, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ijeeps-2013-0145.

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