Investigation on Impact of Rooftop Solar System on LV Distribution Network

  • Dhaval Y. RavalEmail author
  • Saurabh N. Pandya
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series


Energy is prime requirement to have prosperous and convenient life. Diversified use of electrical energy is due to its transferability and storability. Solar energy is being promoted worldwide to meet increasing electricity demand and to cope with spoiling environment. Consumer participation is key to achieve large scale power generation using compact photovoltaic (PV) systems. Grid-integrated PV system introduces power quality issues like local voltage rise, voltage unbalance, reverse power flow (RPF) and neutral to ground voltage rise (NGV). PV-integrated LV distribution network has been analyzed to recognize the seriousness of negative impact of PV generation in conventional radial distribution network. Simulation study has been carried out using MATLAB/Simulink.


Photo-voltaic Power quality Voltage rise NGV Reverse power flow 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentAtmiya UniversityRajkotIndia
  2. 2.Electrical Engineering DepartmentLukhdhirji Engineering CollegeMorbiIndia

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