Imbalance-voltage mitigation in an inverter-based distributed generation system using a minimum current-based control strategy
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ProjectGESTION Y CONTROL DE MICRORREDES CON VEHICULOS ELECTRICOS Y BATERIAS DE RESPALDO (AEI-RTI2018-100732-B-C22)
Voltage imbalances are one of the most severe challenges in electrical networks, which negatively affect their loads and other connected equipment. This paper proposes a voltage support control strategy to mitigate the voltage imbalance in inverter-based low voltage distribution networks. The control scheme is derived taking in mind the following control objectives: a) to increase the positive sequence voltage as much as possible, b) to decrease the negative sequence voltage as much as possible, c) to inject the power generated by the primary source, and d) to minimize the output current of the inverter. The innovative contribution of the proposed solution is based on the design of a control algorithm that meets the aforementioned objectives without resorting to communications with other grid components. The theoretical results are experimentally validated by selected tests on a laboratory setup with X/R ratio close to one.
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CitationGhahderijani, M.M. [et al.]. Imbalance-voltage mitigation in an inverter-based distributed generation system using a minimum current-based control strategy. "IEEE transactions on power delivery", Juny 2020, vol. 35, núm. 3, p. 1399-1409.