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Title: Microgrid Control Strategy Based on Battery Energy Storage System-Virtual Synchronous Generator (BESS-VSG)
With more and more renewable energy resources integrated into the power grid, the system is losing inertia because power electronics-based generators do not provide natural inertia. The low inertia will cause the microgrid to be more sensitive to disturbance and thus a small load change may result in a severe deviation in frequency. Based on the basic VSG algorithm, which is to mimic the characteristic of the traditional synchronous generator, the frequency can be controlled to a stable value faster and more smoothly when there is a fluctuation in the PV power generation and/or load change. However, characteristic of the VSG depends on the system structure in consideration of multiple generations, such as Synchronous Generator (SG), PV and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), which greatly increases the complexity of applying VSG in practical power system. Furthermore, with BESS-VSG, Maximum Power Point (MPP) operation of PV is guaranteed. In addition, an adaptive VSG method is developed for a microgrid system, and the corresponding simulation in Matlab/Simulink shows the effectiveness of the adaptive VSG method.  more » « less
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2020 IEEE Kansas Power and Energy Conference (KPEC)
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National Science Foundation
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