Integration of Large Scale PV-Based Generation into Power Systems: A Survey

Elyas Rakhshani, Kumars Rouzbehi, Adolfo J. Sánchez, Ana Cabrera Tobar, Edris Pouresmaeil

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This paper reports a general overview of current research on analysis and control of the power grid with grid scale PV-based power generations as well as of various consequences of grid scale integration of PV generation units into the power systems. Moreover, the history of PV renewable growth, deregulation of power system and issues related to grid-connected PV systems considering its contribution to various responsibilities like frequency control, virtual inertia capabilities and voltage regulation are discussed. Moreover, various outcomes of the high-penetrated grid with PV power plants such as power quality, active and reactive power control, protection, balancing and reliability under various loading conditions are reviewed and discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1425
Number of pages19
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoE publication typeA2 Review article, Literature review, Systematic review


  • integration of PV plant to grid
  • large-scale PV power plant
  • modern power systems


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