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Performance tradeoffs of dynamically controlled grid-connected inverters in low inertia power systems

Jiang, Yan; Pates, Richard; Mallada, Enrique;
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  • Published: 01 May 2017
Abstract
Implementing frequency response using grid-connected inverters is one of the popular proposed alternatives to mitigate the dynamic degradation experienced in low inertia power systems. However, such solution faces several challenges as inverters do not intrinsically possess the natural response to power fluctuations that synchronous generators have. Thus, to synthetically generate this response, inverters need to take frequency measurements, which are usually noisy, and subsequently make changes in the output power, which are therefore delayed. This paper explores the system-wide performance tradeoffs that arise when measurement noise, power disturbances, and de...
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free text keywords: Computer Science - Systems and Control, Mathematics - Optimization and Control
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