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Title: Load Sharing Strategy Incorporating Power Limits in Islanded Inverter-Based Microgrids
Microgrids (MGs) comprising multiple interconnected distributed energy resources (DERs) with coordinated control strategies can operate in both grid-connected and islanded modes. In the grid-connected mode, the frequency and bus voltages are maintained by the utility grid. In the islanded mode, the DERs maintain the frequency and bus voltages in the MG. This paper presents a load demand sharing strategy in an islanded voltage source inverter-based microgrid (VSI-MG). The survivability of the interconnected MG in the presence of a single fully loaded VSI in an islanded VSI-MG is investigated. The concept of virtual synchronous machines (VSM) that enables the modeling of the VSI to emulate the inertia effect of synchronous machines is applied and then a Jacobian-based approach is formulated that takes into account, the capacity of the VSI. Simulation results are presented to verify the effectiveness of the approach.
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Award ID(s):
1808988
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NSF-PAR ID:
10299585
Journal Name:
2020 IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference (EPEC)
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1 to 6
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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