Predictive current controlled shunt active power filter using three-level cascaded type inverter

A. Massoud, S.J. Finney, D.M. Grant, B.W. Williams

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Abstract

In this paper, the three-level cascaded inverter is used as a shunt active power filter, making use of the multilevel inverter advantages of better total harmonic distortion, reduced semiconductor switches ratings, and reduced switching losses. A capacitor voltage control technique previously used as a harmonic current extraction technique is extended to the three-level shunt active power filter. Predictive current control based on the supply current (not the active filter current) is proposed. Three-level space vector modulation is used as a pulse width modulation technique. The proposed three-level shunt active power filter is validated by simulation using MATLAB/SIMULINK and practically with a laboratory prototype.
Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event3rd IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 4 Apr 20066 Apr 2006

Conference

Conference3rd IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives
Abbreviated titlePEMD 2006
CountryIreland
CityDublin
Period4/04/066/04/06

Keywords

  • shunt active power filter
  • predictive current control (PCC)

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