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Modelling of semiconductor losses of the Modular Multilevel Converter in EMTP
KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Electric power and energy systems.
2016 (English)In: 2016 IEEE 17th Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics, COMPEL 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The development of controllable semiconductor switches and Voltage Source Converter (VSC) technologies is rapidly expanding the fields of applications of HVDC and FACTS in power systems. Recent developments in converter technology are focused on Modular Multilevel Converters (MMC). This article deals with loss modeling and its implementation in EMT-type software for three different types of MMC models. The 401-Level HVDC-MMC based on the INELFE project is used as a test case. The implementation is integrated into the EMTP software, so that no additional tools or software is needed.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016.
Keyword [en]
Converter losses, EMTP, HVDC transmission, IGBT, Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC), Voltage source converter (VSC), DC power transmission, HVDC power transmission, Insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT), Power control, Power electronics, Converter loss, Modular multi-level converters, Voltage source converters, Power converters
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Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-194924DOI: 10.1109/COMPEL.2016.7556706ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84988973270ISBN: 9781509018154OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-194924DiVA: diva2:1050798
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17th IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics, COMPEL 2016, 27 June 2016 through 30 June 2016
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QC 20161130

Available from: 2016-11-30 Created: 2016-11-01 Last updated: 2016-11-30Bibliographically approved

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