A Compact DC-DC Converter for Offshore Wind Farm Application

Alagab, Samir, Tennakoon, Sarath and Gould, Chris ORCID: 0000-0002-8433-0546 (2017) A Compact DC-DC Converter for Offshore Wind Farm Application. Renewable Energy and Power Quality Journal, 1 (15). pp. 529-533.

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A DC-DC converter suitable for the grid integration of windfarms through a DC grid is presented. The operation is based on the Marx principle where charged capacitors are connected in series and parallel in turn to achieve the voltage transformation. The two inductors at the two ends of the converter are designed to resonate with the capacitors to create resonance forcing current zeros to enable zero current switching thereby reducing switching losses. The design of a 50 MW, 6kV/30kV DC-DC converter was carried out by analysis and simulation

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Off-shore windfarms; DC–DC converter; IGBT
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Education and Science
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2022 15:02
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2023 13:09
URI: https://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/11340

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