Determination of Power Flows in Microgrids with Renewable Energy Sources by Using Special Computer Programs

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The article discusses the issues of determining power flows in micro networks with renewable energy sources by using the Electrical Transient Analyzer Program (ETAP) software. In the model, the sources of electrical energy are: photovoltaic, microhydroelectric power stations, wind and other types of stations, as well as the main electric network. Using ETAP software, various experiments were conducted for the modes of the selected microgrid scheme and their results were obtained.

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The author is grateful to Prof. Dsc. R.A. Sitdikov for discussion of the results.

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The study was carried out with financial support of the Ministry of Innovative Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the context of project FA-Atech-2018-517 + 513 + 362 of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

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Izzatillaev, J.O. Determination of Power Flows in Microgrids with Renewable Energy Sources by Using Special Computer Programs. Appl. Sol. Energy 56, 149–155 (2020). https://doi.org/10.3103/S0003701X20020061

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Keywords:

  • microgrids
  • network modes
  • ETAP
  • solar photovoltaic station
  • wind power station
  • microhydroelectric power station
  • power