Adaptive Reactive Power Control of Doubly Fed Induction Generator By Using GWO Algorithm

  • Akram H. Shather
  • Ahmed Majid Abdel Abbas
  • Atheer Taha Mohammed
  • Tawfeeq Alghazali
  • Mustafa Musa Jaber
  • Bashar S. Bashar
  • Musaddak Maher Abdul Zahra
  • Ghadban Abdullah Kalaf
  • Taif Alawsi
  • Maysam Reyad Hadi
Keywords: Doubly fed induction generator, Grey Wolf optimization algorithm, Variable Wind turbine, Adaptive control, Reactive power control


The most commonly used variable speed wind turbine is based on doubly fed induction generator (DFIG). To control the reactive power of DFIG-based wind turbines, several methods are suggested that controls the reactive power of the DFIG with slow dynamics and considerable ripples. This paper proposes a new control method based on the adaptive reference model which controls the active and reactive powers of DFIG with high dynamics and low ripples. Given that, the proposed technique has proportional-integral (PI), selecting the proper coefficient for PI controller is significant. To overcome this problem, the grey-wolf algorithm is used to optimize the PI coefficients. The results show that the proposed method gives satisfactory performance with lower overshoots and faster dynamic response.


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How to Cite
Shather, A., Abdel Abbas, A. M., Taha Mohammed, A., Alghazali, T., Musa Jaber, M., Bashar, B. S., Abdul Zahra, M. M., Abdullah Kalaf, G., Alawsi, T., & Reyad Hadi, M. (2022). Adaptive Reactive Power Control of Doubly Fed Induction Generator By Using GWO Algorithm. Majlesi Journal of Electrical Engineering, 16(3). Retrieved from

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