Transient Stability Augmentation of PV/DFIG/SG-Based Hybrid Power System by Nonlinear Control-Based Variable Resistive FCL


This paper proposes three nonlinear controllers such as fuzzy logic controller (FLC), static nonlinear controller (SNC), and adaptive-network-based fuzzy inference system (ANFIS)-based variable resistive-type fault current limiter (VR-FCL) to augment the transient stability of a large-scale hybrid power system consisting of a doubly fed induction generator (DFIG)-based wind farm, a photovoltaic (PV) plant, and a synchronous generator (SG). Appropriate resistance generation of the VR-FCL during a grid fault to provide better transient stability is the main contribution of the work. The effectiveness of the proposed control methods in improving the transient stability of the hybrid power network is verified by applying both balanced and unbalanced faults in one of the double circuit transmission lines connected to the system. Simulation results show that the proposed FLC-, SNC-, or ANFIS-based VR-FCL are effective in improving the transient stability of the studied hybrid system. Moreover, all the proposed methods exhibit almost similar performance. Therefore, any of the methods can be chosen for the transient stability enhancement of the hybrid power system.

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IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy