Investigation of poorly-damped conditions in VSC-HVDC systems
Paper in proceedings, 2015

The use of Voltage Source Converter based High Voltage DC (VSC-HVDC) links is regarded as a major step in facilitating long distance power transfer and integrating renewable energy sources, e.g. wind farms. Such systems may experience stability or poor damping related issues and a stability study is considered necessary. The differences in the operating concept between point-to-point connections that either transfer power between existing ac grids or connect a wind farm to the main ac grid, imply a difference in their dynamic behavior as well. This paper examines these two types of two-terminal VSC-HVDC systems, investigates the effect of the system parameters on the system’s stability and focuses on poorly-damped conditions that may appear in the dc transmission.

VSC

HVDC

Damping

Stability

Wind

Author

Georgios Stamatiou

Chalmers, Energy and Environment, Electric Power Engineering

Massimo Bongiorno

Chalmers, Energy and Environment, Electric Power Engineering

14th International Workshop on Large-Scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems as well as on Transmission Networks for Offshore Wind Power Plants, October 2015, Brussels, Belgium

Areas of Advance

Energy

Subject Categories

Other Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

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10/8/2017