Research on Improved Control Strategy for STATCOM Based on Virtual Matrix Method
College of Electric Power, Inner Mongolia University of Technology, 010080 Hohhot, China
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Fast and accurate detection of reactive current is the precondition for the realization of static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) reactive power compensation and harmonic suppression. Aiming at deviation and delay of the traditional reactive current detection algorithm with phase-locked loop (PLL) and low-pass filter (LPF) of STATCOM, a novel improved reactive current detection algorithm without PLL is proposed, in which the virtual matrix (VM) is built to replace the original PLL, and improved current average value filter is used to realize the function of LPF, so as to improve the real-time performance and robustness of reactive current detection. The realization process of VM detection method is derived in this paper, and improved control strategy for STATCOM is designed based on the VM detection method. Simulation analysis of the proposed detection algorithm and control strategy is conducted in Matlab platform so as to verify the correctness and effectiveness of the control strategy. The VM detection has the advantages of simple structure, fast response and easy for digital realization, which provides reference for the improvement of reactive power compensation precision for STATCOM.
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