A Review on Different Control Techniques used for Pitch Control of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine

Manash Protim Saikia, Jyoti Kumar Barman


In wind turbine technology, the pitch control mechanism of blades is a very important factor for the efficient power output of a wind turbine. Various control techniques can be implemented for pitch control. This paper deals with the study and review of different control methodologies used by the researchers and engineers to control the pitch angle of the blades of a horizontal axis wind turbine to optimize the power in low rated wind speed. This paper involves the study of PI, PID, Fuzzy logic control, Sliding mode control and Adaptive control methodologies.


Renewable energy, variable Speed Pitch Control, PI, PID, Sliding mode, Fuzzy logic control, Adaptive control

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