Control of Grid-Tied Converters for Integration of Renewable Energy Sources into the Weak Grids

Amir Sepehr, Edris Pouresmaeil, Meysam Saeedian, Mikko Routimo, Radu Godina, Arzhang Yousefi-Talouki

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Abstract

This paper proposes a developed control technique for integration of renewable energy sources into the weak grids. The developed controller alleviates the negative impact of weak grid operating condition on the stability of interface converters by mean of impedance reshaping technique. Furthermore, the proposed controller provides virtual inertia to support the power grid stability. Satisfactory and stable operation of the interface converter as well as providing virtual inertia under weak grid condition with high penetration level of RESs, are the main contributions of this paper. Comparative simulation results are presented to demonstrate and verify the effectiveness of the proposed control technique.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies, SEST 2019
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-7281-1156-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventInternational Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 9 Sep 201911 Sep 2019
Conference number: 2

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies
Abbreviated titleSEST
CountryPortugal
CityPorto
Period09/09/201911/09/2019

Keywords

  • Frequency stability
  • Power electronic converters
  • Renewable energy sources
  • RES
  • Virtual inertia emulation
  • Weak grid

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    Sepehr, A., Pouresmaeil, E., Saeedian, M., Routimo, M., Godina, R., & Yousefi-Talouki, A. (2019). Control of Grid-Tied Converters for Integration of Renewable Energy Sources into the Weak Grids. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies, SEST 2019 IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/SEST.2019.8849068