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Title: Accelerating development of advanced inverters :

Abstract

The high penetration of utility interconnected photovoltaic (PV) systems is causing heightened concern over the effect that variable renewable generation will have on the electrical power system (EPS). These concerns have initiated the need to amend the utility interconnection standard to allow advanced inverter control functionalities that provide: (1) reactive power control for voltage support, (2) real power control for frequency support and (3) better tolerance of grid disturbances. These capabilities are aimed at minimizing the negative impact distributed PV systems may have on EPS voltage and frequency. Unfortunately, these advanced control functions may interfere with island detection schemes, and further development of advanced inverter functions requires a study of the effect of advanced functions on the efficacy of antiislanding schemes employed in industry. This report summarizes the analytical, simulation and experimental work to study interactions between advanced inverter functions and anti-islanding schemes being employed in distributed PV systems.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); Northern Plains Power Technologies,, Brookings, SD
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1147550
Report Number(s):
SAND2013-10231
498350
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Neely, Jason C., Gonzalez, Sigifredo, Ropp, Michael, and Schutz, Dustin. Accelerating development of advanced inverters :. United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.2172/1147550.
Neely, Jason C., Gonzalez, Sigifredo, Ropp, Michael, & Schutz, Dustin. Accelerating development of advanced inverters :. United States. doi:10.2172/1147550.
Neely, Jason C., Gonzalez, Sigifredo, Ropp, Michael, and Schutz, Dustin. Fri . "Accelerating development of advanced inverters :". United States. doi:10.2172/1147550. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1147550.
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abstractNote = {The high penetration of utility interconnected photovoltaic (PV) systems is causing heightened concern over the effect that variable renewable generation will have on the electrical power system (EPS). These concerns have initiated the need to amend the utility interconnection standard to allow advanced inverter control functionalities that provide: (1) reactive power control for voltage support, (2) real power control for frequency support and (3) better tolerance of grid disturbances. These capabilities are aimed at minimizing the negative impact distributed PV systems may have on EPS voltage and frequency. Unfortunately, these advanced control functions may interfere with island detection schemes, and further development of advanced inverter functions requires a study of the effect of advanced functions on the efficacy of antiislanding schemes employed in industry. This report summarizes the analytical, simulation and experimental work to study interactions between advanced inverter functions and anti-islanding schemes being employed in distributed PV systems.},
doi = {10.2172/1147550},
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number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {11}
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