06600240 is referenced by 53 patents.

A variable speed system for use in systems, such as, for example, wind turbines, is described. The system comprises a wound rotor induction generator, a torque controller and a proportional, integral derivative (PID) pitch controller. The torque controller controls generator torque using field oriented control, and the PID controller performs pitch regulation based on generator rotor speed.

Title
Variable speed wind turbine generator
Application Number
10/71971
Publication Number
6600240 (B2)
Application Date
February 5, 2002
Publication Date
July 29, 2003
Inventor
William E Holley
Pleasanton
CA, US
William L Erdman
Brentwood
CA, US
Kevin L Cousineau
Tehachapi
CA, US
Craig L Christenson
Tehachapi
CA, US
Amir S Mikhail
Tehachapi
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
US
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
H02J 1/00
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