A 50 kW, 380 V, 50 Hz load is connected to a 25 kV, 60 Hz grid through a AC-DC-AC power supply. This power supply consists of two voltage source converters, VSC1 and VSC2, connected through a DC link.
VSC1 connected on 60Hz grid is operating as a rectifier. It regulates the DC link voltage at 680 V and keeps unity power factor on AC grid. The PWM chopping frequency is 1980 Hz.
VSC2 connected on 50 Hz load is operating as an inverter. It generates a 50 Hz frequency and regulates load voltage at 380 Vrms. The PWM chopping frequency is 2000 Hz.
The electrical circuit is discretized at 2 microseconds. The sampling time of the VSC1 and VSC2 control systems is 100 microseconds.
Authors: Gilbert Sybille & Pierre Giroux, Hydro-Québec (IREQ)