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Damping-based droop control strategy allowing an increased penetration of renewable energy resources in low voltage grids

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EC-FP7 project “INCREASE,” Grant agreement: 608998.
Abstract
The increased penetration of renewable distributed energy sources increases the challenges for distribution systems operators to keep the voltage variations within the prescribed limits. One of the voltage problems is caused by single-phase systems leading to voltage unbalance. Another problem is overvoltages caused by local injection of distributed energy sources. An effective solution for this problem is by active power curtailment. In this article a control strategy is proposed that mitigates voltage unbalance by using active power and it is equipped with a linear active power curtailment solution. The effect of the proposed control strategy and three state-of-the-art control strategies on the voltage profile and the curtailed power is studied. It can be concluded that the proposed control strategy has a beneficial effect on the voltage profile along a feeder and leads to less power curtailment compared to the state-of-the-art solutions. The proposed control strategy thus allows an increased penetration of distributed energy sources in the low voltage grid.
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active power curtailment, over-voltage, voltage unbalance, voltage profile, REACTIVE POWER-CONTROL, DISTRIBUTED-GENERATION, PV INVERTERS, SYSTEMS, CURTAILMENT, NETWORK, IMPACT

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Bozalakov, Dimitar et al. “Damping-based Droop Control Strategy Allowing an Increased Penetration of Renewable Energy Resources in Low Voltage Grids.” Ed. unknownunknown et al. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY 31.4 (2016): 1447–1455. Print.
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Bozalakov, D., Vandoorn, T., Meersman, B., Papagiannis, G., Chrysochos, A., & Vandevelde, L. (2016). Damping-based droop control strategy allowing an increased penetration of renewable energy resources in low voltage grids. (unknownunknown , unknownunknown , unknownunknown , unknownunknown , & unknownunknown , Eds.)IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY, 31(4), 1447–1455.
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Bozalakov, Dimitar, Tine Vandoorn, Bart Meersman, Grigoris Papagiannis, Andreas Chrysochos, and Lieven Vandevelde. 2016. “Damping-based Droop Control Strategy Allowing an Increased Penetration of Renewable Energy Resources in Low Voltage Grids.” Ed. unknownunknown , unknownunknown , unknownunknown , unknownunknown , and unknownunknown . Ieee Transactions on Power Delivery 31 (4): 1447–1455.
Chicago author-date (all authors)
Bozalakov, Dimitar, Tine Vandoorn, Bart Meersman, Grigoris Papagiannis, Andreas Chrysochos, and Lieven Vandevelde. 2016. “Damping-based Droop Control Strategy Allowing an Increased Penetration of Renewable Energy Resources in Low Voltage Grids.” Ed. unknownunknown , unknownunknown , unknownunknown , unknownunknown , and unknownunknown . Ieee Transactions on Power Delivery 31 (4): 1447–1455.
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Bozalakov D, Vandoorn T, Meersman B, Papagiannis G, Chrysochos A, Vandevelde L. Damping-based droop control strategy allowing an increased penetration of renewable energy resources in low voltage grids. unknownunknown , unknownunknown , unknownunknown , unknownunknown , unknownunknown , editors. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY. 2016;31(4):1447–55.
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D. Bozalakov, T. Vandoorn, B. Meersman, G. Papagiannis, A. Chrysochos, and L. Vandevelde, “Damping-based droop control strategy allowing an increased penetration of renewable energy resources in low voltage grids,” IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 1447–1455, 2016.
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  issn         = {0885-8977},
  journal      = {IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER DELIVERY},
  keywords     = {active power curtailment,over-voltage,voltage unbalance,voltage profile,REACTIVE POWER-CONTROL,DISTRIBUTED-GENERATION,PV INVERTERS,SYSTEMS,CURTAILMENT,NETWORK,IMPACT},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {1447--1455},
  title        = {Damping-based droop control strategy allowing an increased penetration of renewable energy resources in low voltage grids},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRD.2016.2535258},
  volume       = {31},
  year         = {2016},
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