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DC-link fault current limiter-based fault ride-through scheme for inverter-based distributed generation

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Abstract


  • Owing to increasing the penetration level of the inverter-based distributed generations (IBDGs) in power

    systems, their fault ride-through (FRT) capability has become one of the essential issues of new grid codes. This study

    proposes a novel DC-link fault current limiter (DLFCL)-based FRT scheme to improve the FRT capability in IBDG units.

    The DLFCL module has almost no effect on normal operation of IBDG. When a short-circuit fault occurs in power

    system, the DLFCL module effectively limits the inverter output current and protects its switching devices. The

    employed DLFCL does not need any control, measurement and gate driving system. Also, it has simple configuration

    and it is not mandatory to use a superconductor inductor in its power circuit so, it has low initial cost. By using

    the proposed scheme, it is possible to provide continues operation of IBDG even at zero grid voltage. Analytical

    analysis is presented in details. The effectiveness of the proposed approach is approved through extensive simulation

    studies in PSCAD/EMTDC environment. An experimental setup is used to verify the main concept of the proposed

    approach.

UOW Authors


  •   Jalilian, Amin (external author)
  •   Hagh, Mehrdad Tarafdar. (external author)
  •   Abapour, Mehdi (external author)
  •   Muttaqi, Kashem

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • A. Jalilian, M. Tarafdar. Hagh, M. Abapour & K. M. Muttaqi , "DC-link fault current limiter-based fault ride-through scheme for inverter-based distributed generation," IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 9, (6) pp. 690-699, 2015.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84938808977

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5774&context=eispapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/4747

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Number Of Pages


  • 9

Start Page


  • 690

End Page


  • 699

Volume


  • 9

Issue


  • 6

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • Owing to increasing the penetration level of the inverter-based distributed generations (IBDGs) in power

    systems, their fault ride-through (FRT) capability has become one of the essential issues of new grid codes. This study

    proposes a novel DC-link fault current limiter (DLFCL)-based FRT scheme to improve the FRT capability in IBDG units.

    The DLFCL module has almost no effect on normal operation of IBDG. When a short-circuit fault occurs in power

    system, the DLFCL module effectively limits the inverter output current and protects its switching devices. The

    employed DLFCL does not need any control, measurement and gate driving system. Also, it has simple configuration

    and it is not mandatory to use a superconductor inductor in its power circuit so, it has low initial cost. By using

    the proposed scheme, it is possible to provide continues operation of IBDG even at zero grid voltage. Analytical

    analysis is presented in details. The effectiveness of the proposed approach is approved through extensive simulation

    studies in PSCAD/EMTDC environment. An experimental setup is used to verify the main concept of the proposed

    approach.

UOW Authors


  •   Jalilian, Amin (external author)
  •   Hagh, Mehrdad Tarafdar. (external author)
  •   Abapour, Mehdi (external author)
  •   Muttaqi, Kashem

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • A. Jalilian, M. Tarafdar. Hagh, M. Abapour & K. M. Muttaqi , "DC-link fault current limiter-based fault ride-through scheme for inverter-based distributed generation," IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 9, (6) pp. 690-699, 2015.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84938808977

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5774&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/4747

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 9

Start Page


  • 690

End Page


  • 699

Volume


  • 9

Issue


  • 6

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom