The 48-Pulse VSC-Based Generalized Interline Power-Flow Controller (GIPFC)

  • Amir Ghorbani Azad University, Abhar Branch, Abhar, Iran.


The generalized interline power-flow controller (GIPFC) is a voltage-source controller (VSC)-based flexible ac transmissionsystem (FACTS) controller that can independently regularize the power-flow over each transmission line of a multiline system.This paper presents a modeling and performance analysis of GIPFC based on 48-pulsed voltage-source converters. Thispaper deals with a cascaded multilevel converter model, which is a 48-pulse (three levels) source converter. The voltagesource converter described in this paper is a harmonic neutralized, 48-pulse GTO converter. The GIPFC controller is basedon d-q orthogonal coordinates. The algorithm is verified using simulations in MATLAB/Simulink environment. Comparisonsbetween Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC) and GIPFC are also included.


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How to Cite
GHORBANI, Amir. The 48-Pulse VSC-Based Generalized Interline Power-Flow Controller (GIPFC). Journal of Power Technologies, [S.l.], v. 99, n. 1, p. 31–39, mar. 2019. ISSN 2083-4195. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 29 july 2021.
Electrical Engineering


Flexible ac transmission system (FACTS); Generalized Interline Power-Flow Controller (GIPFC); Voltage Source Converter (VCS); 48-pulse GTO converter.

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