Reliability Comparison of Wind Turbines With DFIG and PMG Drive Trains

  title={Reliability Comparison of Wind Turbines With DFIG and PMG Drive Trains},
  author={James Carroll and Alasdair McDonald and David McMillan},
  journal={2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting},
Modern wind turbines vary greatly in their drive train configurations. With the variety of options available, it can be difficult to determine which type is most suitable for on and offshore applications. A large percentage of modern drive trains consist of either doubly fed induction generators with partially rated converters or permanent magnet generators with fully rated converters. These configurations are the focus of this empirical reliability comparison. The turbine population for this… CONTINUE READING
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