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An advantage of doubly fed induction generators (DFIGs) as compared to conventional fixed speed wind turbine generators is higher efficiency. This higher efficiency is achieved due to the ability of the DFIG to operate near its optimal turbine efficiency over a wider range of wind speeds through variable speed operation.

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    2010
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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2010
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 85-90)
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    • Field of study: Electrical engineering

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