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Interconnection of Grid and Renewable Energy Sources Using Voltage Source Inverter

  • Anish Vijay Patil
  • K. Vadirajacharya
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 810)

Abstract

Nowadays renewable energy is used in large amount to compensate the grid power need and for onsite production in remote places. Due to variable nature of renewable energy sources and due to high penetration level of intermittent renewable energy sources they pose power quality problems to the system which can be resolved by using power electronics technology. In this paper voltage source converter based interconnection technology is demonstrated, a four leg VSI is used as interconnecting device between renewable energy source and grid network. A closed loop SPWM technique is used for controlling the VSI. It gives improved power quality features by reducing the harmonic content in the RES system and better control on duty cycle of the VSI. The performance of designed controller is verified on PSIM platform.

Keywords

Renewable energy sources (RES) Voltage source converter (VSC) Sinusoidal pulse width modulation (SPWM) THD 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringDBATULonereIndia

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