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Eduard Muljadi: Variable speed wind turbine generator with zero-sequence filter. Midwest Research Institute, Ken Richardson, August 25, 1998: US05798632 (121 worldwide citation)

A variable speed wind turbine generator system to convert mechanical power into electrical power or energy and to recover the electrical power or energy in the form of three phase alternating current and return the power or energy to a utility or other load with single phase sinusoidal waveform at s ...


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Amir S Mikhail, Craig L Christenson, Kevin L Cousineau, William L Erdman, William E Holley: Variable speed wind turbine generator. Zond Energy Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 24, 2000: US06137187 (119 worldwide citation)

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 orien ...


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Kermit I Harner, Joseph M Kos, John P Patrick: Wind turbine generator pitch control system. United Technologies Corporation, Donald F Bradley, July 3, 1979: US04160170 (102 worldwide citation)

Wind energy is used to drive a wind turbine, which is in turn connected to an electrical generator to produce electrical power. The pitch angle of the wind turbine blades is controlled in a closed loop manner to maintain either a constant generator speed for isolated power generating stations or whe ...


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Amir S Mikhail, Craig L Christenson, Kevin L Cousineau, William L Erdman, William E Holley: Variable speed wind turbine generator. Zond Energy Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 16, 2002: US06420795 (92 worldwide citation)

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 orien ...


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Kermit I Harner: Wind turbine generator acceleration control. United Technologies Corporation, Donald F Bradley, February 19, 1980: US04189648 (80 worldwide citation)

A power generating system includes a wind turbine driven generator, the wind turbine having a wind turbine driven rotor with a variable pitch angle blade. Stresses on the system during startup and shutdown are minimized by scheduling the blade angle as a function of the rotor speed and wind velocity ...


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Amir S Mikhail, Craig L Christenson, Kevin L Cousineau, William L Erdman, William E Holley: Variable speed wind turbine generator. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 15, 2005: US06856039 (72 worldwide citation)

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 orien ...


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Eugene D DiValentin, Henry S Healy: Torque control for a variable speed wind turbine. United Technologies Corporation, Francis J Maguire Jr, October 27, 1987: US04703189 (69 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for controlling a variable speed wind turbine-generator at improved efficiencies is disclosed. The method and apparatus of the invention control the rotor tip speed below the limiting torque of the wind turbine at a selected constant velocity ratio with respect to wind speed and ...


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Amir S Mikhail, Craig L Christenson, Kevin L Cousineau, William L Erdman, William E Holley: Variable speed wind turbine generator. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 22, 2006: US07095131 (68 worldwide citation)

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 orien ...


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Thomas A Wilkins, Nagwa M Elkachouty, Reigh A Walling, James P Lyons, Robert W Delmerico, Sumit Bose, Nicholas Wright Miller: Continuous reactive power support for wind turbine generators. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 2, 2005: US06924565 (65 worldwide citation)

Real and reactive power control for wind turbine generator systems. The technique described herein provides the potential to utilize the total capacity of a wind turbine generator system (e.g., a wind farm) to provide dynamic VAR (reactive power support). The VAR support provided by individual wind ...


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John P Patrick: Wind turbine generator having integrator tracking. United Technologies Corporation, Donald F Bradley, July 17, 1979: US04161658 (65 worldwide citation)

A power generating system includes a wind turbine driven generator, the wind turbine having a wind driven rotor with a plurality of variable pitch angle blades. The blade angle is scheduled during acceleration and deceleration of the wind turbine by open loop controls to minimize stresses, and is sc ...