Implementation and testing of photovoltaic power plant control in a scaled platform
Document typeMaster thesis
Rights accessOpen Access
Grid code requirements have become more demanding with the increasing penetration of renewable power plants, as they are starting to be used for ensuring grid support. As a result, the power plant control (PPC) of photovoltaic (PV) plants is a critical issue for ensuring the stability of these plants and their appropriate grid integration. This Master’s thesis focuses on the implementation of a PPC algorithm for an hybrid battery-PV power plant, including active power ramp rate limitation and battery state of charge control. This algorithm is first tested in a simulation software using a dynamic plant model, and then on a scaled microgrid emulation platform that emulates the behaviour of a PV plant.