Modular Multilevel Converter Based Statcom

International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
© 2015 by SSRG - IJEEE Journal
Volume 2 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : B.B. Thool, S.P.Awate
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B.B. Thool, S.P.Awate, "Modular Multilevel Converter Based Statcom," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 2,  no. 1, pp. 6-9, 2015. Crossref,


 This paper presents the transformer-less Static Shunt Compensator (STATCOM) based on Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC) topology. MMC based STATCOM have many feature over conventional Voltage source converter like transformer-less operation, Sub Modular structure, low expensive due to un-necessity of filters, redundancy , fault tolerant operation, standard components are used, low PWM carrier Frequency and quality of output waveforms. Due to the advantages of ModularMultilevel Converter over other converter topology it is used as Power Stages in STATCOM. In this paper simulation result of Modula Multilevel converter based STATCOM under balanced linear load condition.


  Modular Multilevel converter, STATCOM, Voltage source Converter (VSC),Multilevel converter.


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