A novel brushless doubly fed generator for wind power generation

Yunchong Wang, Siu Lau Ho, Weinong Fu, J. X. Shen

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This paper presents a novel brushless doubly fed generator for wind power generation. In contrast to conventional brushless doubly fed machine, the novel machine has a simple winding structure together with two stators and rotating modulation steels in the airgap. With the machine being intrinsically designed for gearless low speed operation, it could be an attractive direct drive system for small wind power generation. A 0.8 kW and 60 rpm prototype is analyzed and its performance is validated using finite element method.
Original languageEnglish
Article number6332704
Pages (from-to)4172-4175
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 29 Oct 2012


  • Brushless motor
  • doubly-fed
  • electric generator
  • magnetic gear
  • wind power

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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