Loh, Poh Chiang5; Li, Ding5; Chai, Yi Kang5; Blaabjerg, Frede1
1 Power Electronic Systems, The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University, VBN2 Department of Energy Technology, The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University, VBN3 The Faculty of Engineering and Science (ENG), Aalborg University, VBN4 Nanyang Technological University5 Nanyang Technological University
Modern distributed sources can either be ac or dc. It is thus possible to form hybrid microgrids with ac and dc sub-grids inter-tied by power converters. The resulting hybrid architecture allows loads to be flexibly placed so as to minimize the amount of energy conversion needed and hence its accompanied losses. Hybrid microgrids are therefore more efficient with a control scheme now proposed for controlling them. The scheme allows the hybrid microgrids to operate autonomously without fast communication links, while yet maintaining high efficiency through progressive energy flow tuning. Experimental testing has already been performed with results presented in a later section for verifying the control concepts discussed.
Proceedings of the 27th Annual Ieee Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (apec), 2012, p. 1056-1060
Main Research Area:
Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, 2012