Robust Control for Grid Voltage Stability: High Penetration of Renewable Energy

Interfacing Conventional and Renewable Power Generation Resources

  • Jahangir Hossain
  • Hemanshu Roy Pota

Part of the Power Systems book series (POWSYS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 1-17
  3. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 19-59
  4. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 61-81
  5. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 83-101
  6. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 103-123
  7. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 125-151
  8. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 153-218
  9. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 219-247
  10. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 249-272
  11. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 273-276
  12. Jahangir Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota
    Pages 277-307
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 309-311

About this book


This book makes the area of integration of renewable energy into the existing electricity grid accessible to engineers and researchers. This is a self-contained text which has models of power system devices and control theory necessary to understand and tune controllers in use currently. The new research in renewable energy integration is put into perspective by comparing the change in the system dynamics as compared to the traditional electricity grid. The emergence of the voltage stability problem is motivated by extensive examples. Various methods to mitigate this problem are discussed bringing out their merits clearly. As a solution to the voltage stability problem, the book covers the use of FACTS devices and basic control methods. An important contribution of this book is to introduce advanced control methods for voltage stability. It covers the application of output feedback methods with a special emphasis on how to bound modelling uncertainties and the use of robust control theory to design controllers for practical power systems. Special emphasis is given to designing controllers for FACTS devices to improve low-voltage ride-through capability of induction generators.  As generally PV is connected in low voltage distribution area, this book also provides a systematic control design for the PV unit in distribution systems. The theory is amply illustrated with large IEEE Test systems with multiple generators and dynamic load. Controllers are designed using Matlab and tested using full system models in PSSE.


Electricity Grid FACTS Devices Grid Voltage Stability Induction Generators Low Voltage Ride Through (LVRT) PV Unit Power Systems Renewable Energy Robust Control Wind Energy

Authors and affiliations

  • Jahangir Hossain
    • 1
  • Hemanshu Roy Pota
    • 2
  1. 1.Griffith School of EngineeringGriffith UniversityGold CoastAustralia
  2. 2.School of Engineering and Information TechnologyThe University of New SouthWales at Australian Defence Force AcademyCanberraAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-981-287-115-2
  • Online ISBN 978-981-287-116-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1612-1287
  • Series Online ISSN 1860-4676
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