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Stability enhancement of wind energy integrated hybrid system with the help of static synchronous compensator and symbiosis organisms search algorithm


Conventional proportional integral derivative (PID) controllers are being used in the industries for control purposes. It is very simple in design and low in cost but it has less capability to minimize the low frequency noises of the systems. Therefore, in this study, a low pass filter has been introduced with the derivative input of the PID controller to minimize the noises and to improve the transient stability of the system. This paper focuses upon the stability improvement of a wind-diesel hybrid power system model (HPSM) using a static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) along with a secondary PID controller with derivative filter (PIDF). Under any load disturbances, the reactive power mismatch occurs in the HPSM that affects the system transient stability. STATCOM with PIDF controller is used to provide reactive power support and to improve stability of the HPSM. The controller parameters are also optimized by using soft computing technique for performance improvement. This paper proposes the effectiveness of symbiosis organisms search algorithm for optimization purpose. Binary coded genetic algorithm and gravitational search algorithm are used for the sake of comparison.


Power system stability draws more attention due to some major problems in modern power system network. The stability of a power system network is broadly categorized into three types, such as, (a) rotor angle stability, (b) frequency stability and (c) voltage stability [1].

The stability belongs to the first category is generally happened in power system for a few seconds under short or transient disturbances. Small signal stability is one kind of angular stability and it is related to the low frequency oscillations of the system [2]. The second kind of instability occurs mainly due to disparity of active power in the power system networks. It may lead to serious problem in the network which could be overcome by automatic generation control (AGC) [3]. Another major stability problem that may arise in the power system network is voltage instability. This type of instability occurs in the network due to reactive power imbalance caused by some kinds of disturbances in the system [4]. The focus of this paper renders on control of the reactive power profile for maintaining voltage stability of a hybrid power system model (HPSM).

The distributed generation (DG) is the new road map for small power generation. DG catches attention of the researchers for fulfilling the load demand during peak hours (see [5]). In this case, renewable energy sources play vital roles for its cost effectiveness and reliability [6,7,8]. Hybrid generating system has come to the consideration for it combines renewable energy sources with non-renewable energy sources to provide centralized electric power to the local areas [6]. Owing to variable nature of the wind and the solar energy sources, these are used widely in DG system. In this paper, wind power is considered as renewable whereas diesel engine has been considered as non-renewable energy source. In the HPSM, irregular behavior of the renewable energy source turns instability which, in turn, causes major problems. To overcome this problem and to improve the performance of the HPSM, various controlling approaches have been applied in the literature. A static VAR controller (SVC) has been employed in the isolated HPSM (refer [9]) to control its reactive power and performance of the model has been analyzed by the use of different kinds of SVC controllers such as SVC type 1, SVC type 2 and SVC type 3.

A SVC-PID control strategy has been successfully reported in the recent state-of-the-art literature in the context of operation of a wind-diesel based HPSM. Values of various parameters of the PID and the SVC controller are selected in [10] by employing seeker optimization algorithm (SOA). Static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) type flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS) devices draw more attention of the researchers for their reactive as well as active power control capabilities as compared to the SVC controller (refer [11]). A few works (such as [12,13,14,15]) were reported where STATCOM controller has been adopted to optimize the reactive power and to control the stability of the HPSM. A proportional-integral (PI) controller is applied as secondary controller along with STATCOM or other FACTS devices to minimize other stability problems of the HPSM.

However, this controller does not provide appropriate results for fluctuating nature of the wind energy power generation. To control the HPSM efficiently and to damp out any unpredicted oscillations, this paper presents an intelligent use of proportional integral derivative (PID) controller with derivative filter (PIDF) as a secondary controller along with a STATCOM controller to fulfill the requisite reactive power demand at the time of any disturbance.

For better performance of the renewable based HPSM and fast reactive power control, different soft computing techniques have been applied successfully in the state-of-the-art literatures to tune the various parameters of the controllers. Some of these techniques (such as artificial neural network (ANN) [14], particle swarm optimization (PSO) [15], genetic algorithm (GA) [15], SOA [16]) have proven fruitful when applied to a wind-diesel based HPSM to optimize its various controlling parameters.

Cheng and Prayogo [17] have presented symbiosis organisms search (SOS) algorithm in the literature for solving constrained optimization problems.

The tentative findings of this paper are mentioned below.

  1. a)

    A new control strategy has been applied for the stability improvement of the considered wind-diesel based HPSM and stability improvement capability under small disturbances are being highlighted.

  2. b)

    Various controller parameters are optimized by various heuristic algorithm techniques and the comparative results are presented and discussed.

  3. c)

    Performance in terms of stability improvement is presented while comparing the same with the previous ones for the same wind-diesel based HPSM.

The rest of the paper is organized as follows: The next section describes the adopted methodologies. Mathematical problem of the present work is formulated in Section 3. The detail description of the proposed algorithm (i.e., SOS) is given in Section 4. The obtained results are presented and analyzed in Section 5 while the paper is concluded in Section 6 followed by appendix and declaration of the authors in Sections 7–8, in order.


The presented work has been carried out in MATLAB-SIMULINK.

Modeling of HPSM under study

The studied wind-diesel based power system has been depicted in Fig. 1. Intermittent nature of wind energy makes the HPSM highly unbalanced in nature. Under any electrical disturbed conditions (such as sudden changes in load condition or severe kinds of faults), reactive power imbalance takes place which, in turn, may cause serious problems in the transient and the dynamic stability of the system. Under this condition, the frameworks for reactive power demand or its supply by various components of the power system are given below:

Fig. 1

Wind-diesel based studied power system model

In one hand, the reactive power demand by the wind engine based induction generator (IG) running under constant slip (s) is as in (1) (see [9]).

$$ \Delta {Q}_{IG}={K}_1\Delta V(s) $$

On the contrary, the reactive power supply by the diesel engine based synchronous generator (SG) (see [9]) is given in (2).

$$ \Delta {Q}_{SG}(s)={K}_2\Delta {E}_q(s)+{K}_3\Delta V(s) $$

In (2), the term ΔEq(s) may be written as in (3).

$$ \Delta {E}_q(s)=\left(\frac{1}{1+{sT}_G}\right)\left[{K}_4\Delta {E}_{fd}(s)+{K}_5\Delta V(s)\right] $$

Other various parameters related to (1)–(3) are described in Appendix Section.

Under unbalanced condition, the reactive power demands by the components such as load and IG is not completely fulfilled by the SG only. Therefore, to balance the reactive power and to maintain the stability of the HPSM, a FACTs based controller (STATCOM based PIDF controller) has been introduced. The design of the applied controller is presented in next sub-section.

Design of the proposed controller

The amount of requisite reactive power may be fulfilled by a STATCOM controller. The studied STATCOM based PIDF controller has been incorporated in Fig. 2. The reactive power supply by the STATCOM controller [14] may be written in the form (4).

$$ \Delta {Q}_{com}(s)={G}_1\Delta \alpha (s)+{G}_2\Delta V(s) $$
Fig. 2

Proposed STATCOM-PIDF controller model

The ranges of different STATCOM-PIDF controller (refer Fig. 2) parameters, that should be optimized by different evolutionary algorithms, are depicted here such as, 0.001 ≤ Kp ≤ 100, 1 ≤ Ki ≤ 100, 0.001 ≤ Kd ≤ 40, 0.001 ≤ N ≤ 1, 0.001 ≤ T ≤ 30, 0.001 ≤ Tc ≤ 1.5 and 0.001 ≤ Td ≤ 1.

The other constant values of the different parameters of the studied HPSM are given in the Appendix Section.

State space modeling of the proposed HPSM

The state space model of the complex dynamic linear system may be represented as in (5).

$$ \frac{d\overline{X}}{dt}= AX+ BU $$

Here, A and B are the system state square matrix and the control matrix, respectively. The various parameters of [A] matrix are given in the Appendix Section.

Mathematical problem formulations

Fitness function based optimal analysis

To find out the optimal design of the controller associated with the studied HPSM, a fitness function (J) is defined in (6) (in line with [18]).

$$ fitness\kern0.17em function\kern0.2em (J)=10\ast {J}_1+10\ast {J}_2+0.01\ast {J}_3+{J}_4 $$

The system performance should be improved by minimizing the J value and it should be achieved by minimizing the overshoot (Mp), increasing the damping of the HPSM. To minimize the fitness function and enhance the relative degree of stability, the controller parameters are optimized by using various soft computing techniques.

In (6), the terms J1, J2, J3 and J4 replicate the weighting factors and these are connected with the eigenvalues of the studied HPSM. The first term (i.e. J1, pertaining to the real portion of eigenvalues of the HPSM) is responsible for the relative stability of the system. The second term, J2 depends on the damping ratio. By appropriate opting this weighting factor, the maximum overshoot of the HPSM can be lessened. The third factor (i.e., J3) is used in the fitness function to boost up the damping of HPSM. The last factor, J4 is taken as an arbitrary high value. While choosing appropriate weighting factors during the process of optimization, the value of J should be minimized [10].

The changes in Vt may be achieved by minimizing setting time (ts), steady state error (Ess), overshoot (Mp) and rising time (tr). A figure of demerit (FOD) [19] is designed with all these parameters as defined in (7).

$$ FOD=\left(1-{e}^{-\beta}\right)\left({M}_p+{E}_{ss}\right)+{e}^{-\beta}\left({t}_s-{t}_r\right) $$

Here, the term β is chosen as 1.0 to reduce the overshoot and steady state error. If β is considered lesser than 0.7, than it reduces rise time and settling time [20].

Performance indices parameters

Another approach to check the system transient stability has been considered in this work. Various performance indices like IAE, IATE, ISE and ITSE are defined, in order, in (8)–(11).

$$ IAE=\underset{0}{\overset{\infty }{\int }}\left|{e}_t(t)\right| dt $$
$$ IATE=\underset{0}{\overset{\infty }{\int }}t\left|{e}_t\right| dt $$
$$ ISE=\underset{0}{\overset{\infty }{\int }}{e}_t^2(t) dt $$
$$ ITSE=\underset{0}{\overset{\infty }{\int }}{te}_t^2 dt $$

SOS algorithm

Literature survey of the algorithm

The SOS algorithm was developed by Cheng and Prayogo in 2014 taking the concept from various natures inspired existing methodologies [17]. It is a metaheuristic search algorithm like binary coded genetic algorithm (BGA) [21], ant lion optimization (ALO) [22] and many others. SOS algorithm is used to solve many engineering optimization problems mainly in power system for its excellent control characteristics [23]. There is no control parameter in SOS algorithm to tune. So, the execution time of this algorithm is much less than the others.

Basic theory of the SOS algorithm

Symbiosis means interaction between the living organisms in the ecosystem. This algorithm basically works on three basic steps taking the concept of interactions of the living organisms in the nature and these steps are mutualism, commensalism and parasitism. In mutualism step, the organisms are taking part in their interaction process and, after their interaction, both the organisms get their advantage and, therefore, enhances their fitness value in order to survive for longer time in the ecosystem. In the next step (i.e., commensalism), one of the organism in the interacting organisms enhances its fitness value but the other is almost unchanged. In the last step of interactions (that means in the parasitism of interactions), one organism between the interacting organisms destroys the other and gets its benefit from the ecosystem and also makes its position to the ecosystem. Taking the concepts of these three interaction processes from the ecosystem, SOS algorithm has been developed.

The various equations of these three processes are given chronologically below:

For mutualism, if Mi and Mj are the two interacting organisms, then after their interactions, the new Mi and Mj will be as in (12) and (13), in order.

$$ {M}_{inew}={M}_i+\mathit{\operatorname{rand}}\left(0,1\right)\ast \left({\mathrm{M}}_{best}- MV\ast benefit\kern0.17em factor1\right) $$
$$ {M}_{jnew}={M}_j+\mathit{\operatorname{rand}}\left(0,1\right)\ast \left({M}_{best}- MV\ast benefit\kern0.17em factor2\right) $$

In these two equations, the term MV is known as the mutual vector which constitutes the mutual relations between two the organisms Mi and Mj and is defined in (14).

$$ MV=\frac{M_i+{M}_j}{2} $$

Here, in (12)–(13), rand(0, 1) represents any random numbers which varies between 0 and 1 and Mbest describes the maximum degree of adaptation. The values of benefit factor1 and benefit factor2 are either 1 or 2. If the organism gets full benefit from their interactions, then it is 2, otherwise, for any partial benefit, it will be 1 (see [23]).

For commensalism, the new fitness value of the benefitted organisms (i.e., Mi and Mj) may be written as in (15).

$$ {M}_{jnew}={M}_j+\mathit{\operatorname{rand}}\left(-1,1\right)\ast \left({M}_{best}-{M}_i\right) $$

Here, (Mbest − Mi) represents the gain of fitness in Mj provided by Mi that helps Mj to survive long time in the ecosystem.

In last phase, two organisms (i.e., Mi and Mj) participate in their interaction process. Firstly, Mi creates its own vector, namely, parasite-vector. If fitness of parasite-vector, Mi is greater than Mj, then it fully destroys the Mj and increases the fitness of parasite-vector. On the contrary, Mj destroys Mi and increases its fitness.

Algorithm flowchart

The flowchart of SOS algorithm is given in Fig. 3.

Fig. 3

Flowchart of the SOS algorithm

Simulation results and discussions

To establish the present work, simulation of the wind-diesel based HPSM has been done in MATLAB-SIMULINK. The terminal voltage responses are noted by applying a small perturbation of 0.01 p.u. in reference voltage (∆Vref) or in mechanical torque (∆Tm) or in both for the HPSM.

The results are produced under change in load voltage and equivalent reactance. Further, the results have been compared to different techniques. For the studied model, simulation run time is considered for 10 s, number of population is 60 and the number of iteration is 500. These parameters are taken as common for all the chosen algorithms. Other associated parameters of the chosen algorithms and their considered values are described in Appendix Section.

For the studied case (i.e., model along with a STATCOM-PIDF controller), various optimizing parameters are Kp, Ki, Kd, N, T, Tc and Td.

First of all, the results are discussed on the basis of obtained convergence graph of fitness value. This fitness value mobility profile of the studied model is given in Fig. 4. It may be observed from the fitness function mobility graph (i.e., Fig. 4) that the SOS based approach provides better result than the GSA and the BGA based techniques. Table 1 gives the optimizing parameters of the HPSM and its convergence value under different loading conditions. It is also observed from this table that the convergence value is less in every loading condition for the SOS based technique than the others.

Fig. 4

Convergence profile of the fitness function (J) under V = 1.01 p.u. and Xeq = 0.752 p.u

Table 1 Optimal controller parameter values and convergence values under different algorithms and input conditions

Transient voltage analysis of the HPSM

Stability analysis under normal loading condition

The transient stability curve and its performance for different algorithms have been discussed in this sub-section. Both under constant loading condition and after the load disturbance of 0.01 p.u. The transient stability has been checked with voltage as given in Fig. 5. The transient voltage attains its steady state faster for the applied SOS technique. It may be concluded from Fig. 5 that the SOS based optimization technique has better capability to minimize the settling time, overshoot and damping of power system oscillations than the other algorithmic technique. The FOD values are also given in Table 2 and it may be stated that the FOD values for each loading conditions are lower one for the SOS based technique. This can be achieved by minimizing rise time, peak overshoot, settling time and steady state error. Table 2 also includes these values and it may be seen that all the parameters are minimum for the SOS based technique as compared with BGA and GSA based algorithms.

Fig. 5

Transient voltage profiles under a particular load variation (V = 1.0 p.u. and Xeq = 0.93 p.u)

Table 2 Transient voltage parameters under different algorithms and load disturbances

Stability analysis under increasing or decreasing step load variation

Figure 6 describes the controller performances while injecting a continuous changing load profile. The transient curve shown in Fig. 7 is mostly having a flat type profile. From this figure it may be concluded that the reactive power mismatch under this stated load disturbance is truly fulfilled.

Fig. 6

Variable step load disturbance

Fig. 7

Transient voltage graph under V = 1.0 p.u. and Xeq = 0.93 p.u. in presence of variable load

Stability impact assessment under different controller structure

  1. a)

    Comparison with only model structure

In this section, the stability issues have been addressed under two test cases (i.e., without controller and with STATCOM-PIDF controller). The obtained transient stability profiles are given in Fig. 8 for the SOS technique. The results in the given figure shows that, for all the applied algorithms, the capability of stability improvement has been increased by applying STATCOM-PIDF controller in the model. With the help of this controller, the response almost goes its steady state at approximately 0.85 s, and 1.09 s for without controller. From this observation, it may be inferred that the stability issues of the wind-diesel HPSM may be overcome in a better way for the considered STATCOM-PIDF based controller.

  1. b)

    Comparison with different applied FACTS controller

Fig. 8

Comparison of transient voltage response of the HPSM with and without controller for V = 0.99 p.u. and Xeq = 1.08 p.u

For better control of reactive power and enhancement of stability in wind-diesel HPSM, different FACTs devices are applied in [14, 16, 24]. All the controllers are considered here for the sake of comparison. Figure 9 represents the comparative results with the considered controller structure and it has been observed that the transient voltage is tremendously improved by the use of STATCOM-PIDF controller than the others under any small disturbances.

Fig. 9

Comparative study using different controllers with SOS optimization technique

Efficacy test of SOS algorithm

Different kinds of heuristic optimization techniques have been taken into consideration in previous literatures for stability improvement of the wind-diesel based HPSM. In [14, 20, 24], oppositional harmony search (OHS), OGSA and BGA optimization techniques are applied to find out the optimal results of the HPSM. SOS algorithm is also tested for this purpose as it has multiple advantages over the others [17]. For the considered fitness function (J), the applied algorithms (i.e., OGSA, OHS, BGA and SOS) are converged with 801.2365, 712.3274, 656.8323 and 566.4984 respectively, for the input disturbance of V = 0.99 p.u. and Xeq = 1.08 p.u. The optimal performance for this algorithm is better than the previously employed optimization techniques adopted for this purposes (see Fig. 10). It may be concluded that this algorithm may be considered for the stability improvement of the wind-diesel HPSM as its gives the near global optimal results.

Fig. 10

Comparative convergence profile study among the algorithms

Performance indices based analysis

The calculated values of various predefined performance indices (see (8)–(11)) under different test conditions are given in Table 3. It would be fascinating to note that the SOS produces better values of performance indices as compared to BGA and GSA counterparts. From these results, it is understood that the error in the voltage profile is minimized for the SOS based technique which, in turn, improves the stability of the HPSM.

Table 3 Performance indices parameters for different applied algorithms

Conclusions and scope of future work

In this paper, a new reactive power control strategy has been tested under predefined load profiles. Based on the simulation results, it may be concluded that the STATCOM-PIDF controller has properly managed an appropriate reactive power compensation for the system as per its requirement. Using this controller, the reactive power oscillations have been also minimized. The reactive power problems are overcome for this adopted power system model. From this paper, it is also seen that the transient stability of the system has been improved by using a novel SOS algorithm. It is also observed from the results that the use of SOS algorithm, as an optimization algorithm, yields better results than the other prevailing techniques in terms of convergence characteristics and stability improvement. Thus, SOS may be adopted by the future researchers as an optimizing tool for some other real time optimization processes. The present work is ended while considering linear model. However, a nonlinear system configuration of the studied hybrid wind-diesel based hybrid power system may be an interesting direction for the future researchers.


ΔPIG, ΔQIG Change in active and reactive power in the IG, respectively, p.u.

ΔPSG, ΔQSG Change in active and reactive power in the SG, respectively, p.u.

ΔPload, ΔQload Change in active and reactive power in load, respectively, p.u.

ΔQcom Change in reactive power of the STATCOM controller, p.u.

ΔEq, ΔEfd Incremental change in armature emf under steady state and exciter voltage, respectively, p.u.

ΔVref, ΔV and ΔVt Incremental change in reference voltage, load voltage and terminal voltage, respectively, p.u.

Kp, Ki, Kd Proportional, integral and derivative gain of the PIDF controller, respectively.

N, T Derivative filter coefficients of the PIDF controller.

Tc, Td Transport lag and phase sequence delay of the STATCOM controller, respectively.

Δα Change in phase angle of the STATCOM controller.

KA Gain of the exciter.

KV, TV Gain and time constant in energy balance loop, respectively.

\( {T}_{d0}^{\hbox{'}} \) Direct axis open circuit time constant, sec.

TG Inertia time constant.

TA, TR Exciter and transducer time constants, respectively, sec.

ΔTm, ΔTe Incremental change in mechanical and electrical torque, respectively, p.u.

Δωr, Δδ Incremental change in rotor speed and angle, respectively, p.u.

Xd, \( {X}_d^{\hbox{'}} \) Direct axis reactance of SG under steady and transient state condition, respectively, p.u.

\( {r}_1,{r}_2^{\hbox{'}} \) Stator and rotor resistance of the IG, respectively, p.u.

\( {x}_1,{x}_2^{\hbox{'}} \) Stator and rotor reactance of the IG, respectively, p.u.

Xeq Equivalent reactance of the IG, p.u.

s Slip of the IG.

FOD Performance index as Figure of demerit.

Ess Steady state error, p.u.

Mp Overshoot, p.u.

ts, tr Settling and rise time, respectively, sec.

rand() Random variable.

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The first author of this article does the whole simulation part and also written the article under the guidance of corresponding author. The corresponding author fully checked the article and made the major changes in it. The first author of this article does the whole simulation part with the help of corresponding author in MATLAB. The model has been developed by the first author and corresponding author with the help of some international reputed journals and mathematical calculation. The mathematical calculation of the total model of each state has been calculated by the first author for the Eigen value analysis to check the stability of the hybrid model. Different optimization techniques are also applied by first author to tune the different controller parameters. By optimal tuning of the controller parameters the reactive power is truly compensated with faster convergence is achieved by first author and corresponding author. The results are also compared among three different algorithms by both the authors. After that the paper is thoroughly checked by both first author and corresponding author and made the major changes in it. The author(s) read and approved the final manuscript.

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P. K. Guchhait (1991-) was born at Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India. He received his B. Sc (Physics Hons.) degree from R.K. Mission Vivekananda Centenary College (under W.B.S.U) at 2011. Thereafter, he received his B. Tech and M. Tech degree from University of Calcutta, India in 2014 and 2016, respectively. Now, he is pursuing Ph. D from National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

A. Banerjee (1986-) was born at Burnpur, Burdwan, West Bengal, India. He received his B. Tech degree in electrical engineering from Asansol Engineering College, Asansol, Burdwan, India and M. Tech. in Power System from Dr. B. C. Roy Engineering College, Durgapur, Burdwan, India, respectively. He has done his Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

Previously, he was working in the capacity of assistant professor in the department of electrical engineering, Asansol Engineering College, Asansol, West-Bengal, India. Currently, he is assistant professor in National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh, Yupia, India. His research interest includes reactive power control, distributed generation, load tracking. He will be available at,

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SG, IG, STATCOM-PIDF and load parameters

The terms K1, K2, K3, K4, K5 and TG related to the eqs. (13) are further described as

$$ {K}_1=\frac{2\ast V\ast {X}_{eq}}{\left({R}_{IG}^2+{X}_{eq}^2\right)} $$
$$ {K}_2=\frac{V\ast \cos \delta }{X_d^{\hbox{'}}} $$
$$ {K}_3=\frac{\left(E\ast \cos \delta -2\ast V\right)}{X_d^{\hbox{'}}} $$
$$ {K}_4=\frac{X_d^{\hbox{'}}}{X_d} $$
$$ {K}_5=\frac{\left({X}_d^{\hbox{'}}-{X}_d\right)\ast \cos \delta }{X_d^{\hbox{'}}} $$
$$ {T}_G={T}_{d0}^{\hbox{'}}\frac{X_d^{\hbox{'}}}{X_d} $$

In (16), the denominator terms i.e., RIG and Xeq are again related to the other IG parameters and may written as

$$ {R}_{IG}=\frac{r_2^{\hbox{'}}}{s}\ast \left(1-s\right)+\left({r}_1+{r}_2^{\hbox{'}}\right) $$
$$ {X}_{eq}=\left({x}_1+{x}_2^{\hbox{'}}\right) $$

The different IG and SG parameters value in (16)-(23) are given as [16].

For IG: r1 = \( {r}_2^{\hbox{'}} \) = 0.19 p.u., x1 = \( {x}_2^{\hbox{'}} \) =0.56 p.u., s = − 3.5%.

For SG: V = 1.0 p.u., δ = 17.24830, \( {T}_{d0}^{\hbox{'}} \) = 5.0 s, Xd =1.0 p.u., and \( {X}_d^{\hbox{'}} \) =0.15 p.u.

The other considered data of the proposed STATCOM-PIDF based wind-diesel HPSM are as in [14, 16].

PIG=0.6 p.u. kW, QIG = 0.291 p.u. kVAr, Pin = 0.667 p.u. kW, power factor in IG = 0.9, η = 90%, PSG = 0.4 p.u. kW, QSG = 0.2 p.u. kVAr, Eq = 1.12418 p.u., \( {E}_q^{\hbox{'}} \) = 0.9804 p.u., Pload = 1.0 p.u. kW, Qload = 0.75 p.u. kVAr, power factor of load = 0.8, Qcom = 0.841 p.u. kVAr and α = 53.320.

Simulink model based power system data

The different constant data used in the simulation of STATCOM – PIDF based wind-diesel HPSM (Fig. 1) are G1 = 1.478, G2 = 3.8347, KV = 0.667, TV = 0.0007855, KA = 200, TA = 0.05, TR = 0.02, H = 1.0, D = 0.8, ω0 = 314.

Different system matrix [A] components

Different system matrix [A] components are as follow:

\( a0101=-\frac{D}{2H} \); \( a0102=-\frac{K_{11}}{2H} \); \( a0105=-\frac{K_{22}}{2H} \).

$$ a0201={\omega}_0. $$

\( a0303=-\frac{1}{T_a} \); \( a0304=-\frac{K_a}{T_a} \).

\( a0404=-\frac{1}{T_r} \); \( a0406=\frac{1}{T_r} \).

\( a0503=\frac{E_2}{T_g} \); \( a0505=-\frac{1}{T_g} \); \( a0506=\frac{E_1}{T_g} \).

\( a0605=\frac{K_1{K}_v}{T_v} \); \( a0606=\frac{L}{T_v} \); \( a0610=\frac{G_1{K}_v}{T_v} \).

a0706 =  − m × Q; a0707 =  − M × Ki × Q; a0708 =  − M × Q.

\( a0804=-\frac{MK_v{K}_1}{mT_v} \); \( a0806=-\left(M\times {K}_i\times Q\right)-\frac{ML}{mT_v}-\frac{N_1}{M} \)

$$ a0807=\left(m\times {K}_i^2\times Q\right)+\frac{N_1{K}_i}{M}+\frac{K_i}{mMQ}; $$

\( a0808=-\left(m\times {K}_i\times Q\right)-\frac{1}{mMQ}-\frac{N_1}{M} \); \( a0810=-\frac{MK_v{G}_1}{mT_v} \).

\( a0908=\frac{1}{T_c} \); \( a0909=-\frac{1}{T_c} \).

\( a1009=\frac{1}{T_d} \); \( a1010=-\frac{1}{T_d} \).

Here, L =  − 1 − (Kv × E2) − (Kv × G2) + (Kv × K2);

\( m=\frac{T}{N} \); M = (m × Kp) + Kd; N1 = (m × Ki) + Kp; \( Q=\frac{1}{M-\left(m\times {N}_1\right)} \)

Algorithms parameters

For GSA [25]: jumping rate, Jr = 0.3; G0 = 100; τ = 20. rNorm =2, rPower =1 and ξ =0.0001.

For BGA [15]: number of bits = (number of parameters) × 8 (as considered in the present work), mutation probability = 0.001, crossover rate = 80%.

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Guchhait, P.K., Banerjee, A. Stability enhancement of wind energy integrated hybrid system with the help of static synchronous compensator and symbiosis organisms search algorithm. Prot Control Mod Power Syst 5, 11 (2020).

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