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Impact of Converter Interfaced Generation and Load on Grid Performance


Abstract Alternate sources of energy such as wind, solar photovoltaic and fuel cells are coupled to the power grid with the help of solid state converters. Continued deregulation of the power sector coupled with favorable government incentives has resulted in the rapid growth of renewable energy sources connected to the distribution system at a voltage level of 34.5kV or below. Of late, many utilities are also investing in these alternate sources of energy with the point of interconnection with the power grid being at the transmission level. These converter interfaced generation along with their associated control have the ability to provide the advantage of fast control of frequency, voltage, active, and reactive power. However, their ability to pr... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Ramasubramanian, Deepak (Author) / Vittal, Vijay (Advisor) / Undrill, John (Committee member) / Ayyanar, Raja (Committee member) / Qin, Jiangchao (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Energy / Power Electronics / Power Systems / Renewable Energy / Zero Inertia
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 255 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Electrical Engineering 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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