Power electronic converter systems for direct drive renewable energy applications

Z. Chen,     Aalborg University, Denmark


This chapter presents power electronic conversion systems for wind and marine energy generation applications, in particular, direct drive generator energy conversion systems. Various topologies are presented and system design optimization and reliability are briefly discussed.

Key words

direct drive wind and marine power generator

power electronic interface

design optimization


5.1 Introduction

This chapter describes power electronic conversion systems for direct drive wind and marine generators. The main function of a power electronic system in a wind or marine power conversion system is to ...

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