Feasibility of a Simple Small Wind Turbine with Variable-Speed Regulation Made of Commercial Components

The aim of this study was to propose and evaluate a very small wind turbine (VSWT) that competes with commercial grid-connected VSWTs in terms of simplicity, robustness and price. Its main components are a squirrel-cage induction generator (SCIG) driven by a frequency converter. The system has a dir...

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Main Authors: Jesús Peláez Vara, Justo Ruiz Calvo, Jesús Ausín Rodríguez, Juan Vicente Martín Fraile, Francisco Javier Gomez-Gil, Andrés Bravo Cuesta
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2013-07-01
Online Access:http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/6/7/3373