Control of Renewable Energy Systems

  • Nasif MahmudEmail author
  • Ahmad Zahedi
  • Md. Shamiur Rahman
Part of the Renewable Energy Sources & Energy Storage book series (RESES)


The utilization of renewable energy system (RES) is becoming more and more popular rapidly to satisfy the ever-increasing energy demand. When a large number of RES is interconnected with traditional power systems, it arises several critical challenges for the operation of the system because of the intermittent nature of RES and generation-load imbalance. These challenges might cause the interruption of steady-state operation of the system and interrupt power supply to consumers. This chapter attempts to present detailed discussions on the necessity of implementation of control techniques, impacts of large-scale RES integration on the operation and protection of the system, the technical challenges that arise due to the large-scale RES interconnection, feeder voltage rise issues, different control techniques to resolve challenging issues and islanded operation.


Distribution network Voltage regulation Distributed generation Battery Renewable energy Micro grid Islanded operation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nasif Mahmud
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ahmad Zahedi
    • 1
  • Md. Shamiur Rahman
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Science and EngineeringJames Cook UniversityTownsvilleAustralia
  2. 2.Department of EngineeringMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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