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Realizing a system of coupled microgrids using a Single-phase AC power exchange link

Ferdous, S.M., Shahnia, F.ORCID: 0000-0002-8434-0525 and Shafiullah, GM.ORCID: 0000-0002-2211-184X (2019) Realizing a system of coupled microgrids using a Single-phase AC power exchange link. In: 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems (ICPES) 2019, 10 - 12 December 2019, Perth, WA

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICPES47639.2019.9105363
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Abstract

Overloading and renewable-based excessive generation can be observed in autonomous microgrids (MGs) and this can lead to unacceptable voltage or frequency deviation. Such problems can be alleviated by mechanisms, such as load-shedding or curtailment of renewable sources. Alternatively, provisional power exchange among the neighboring MGs, can improve the situation in a more economic and effective way. The power exchange link between the MGs can be in the form of a three-phase ac but a single-phase ac link is more cost-effective. This approach requires power electronics-based converters to convert a three-phase ac microgrid into a single-phase power exchange link and control the power-sharing amongst them. This paper has proposed a decentralized approach to control the neighboring MGs to realize power-sharing through such a structure. The performance of the proposed control mechanisms is evaluated through simulation studies in PSIM ® .

Item Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: Engineering and Energy
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/56620
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