Application of STATCOM for Mitigation of Harmonics

Authors : G. S. Mahesh, H. M. Ravikumar, C. H. Venkata Ramesh, V. Krishnan

Abstract :

The harmonic mitigation using shunt active filters are most widely used in industrial and commercial applications. The mathematical modeling of the system and design of the controller using synchronous reference frame theory for harmonic mitigation is presented. The nonlinear load commonly known as diode rectifier load is simulated using MATLAB/SIMULINK and shunt active filter is validated for harmonic reduction.

Keywords : Shunt Active Power Filter, Voltage Source Converter, Harmonics