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Title: Interconnection, Integration, and Interactive Impact Analysis of Microgrids and Distribution Systems

Abstract

Distribution management systems (DMSs) are increasingly used by distribution system operators (DSOs) to manage the distribution grid and to monitor the status of both power imported from the transmission grid and power generated locally by a distributed energy resource (DER), to ensure that power flows and voltages along the feeders are maintained within designed limits and that appropriate measures are taken to guarantee service continuity and energy security. When microgrids are deployed and interconnected to the distribution grids, they will have an impact on the operation of the distribution grid. The challenge is to design this interconnection in such a way that it enhances the reliability and security of the distribution grid and the loads embedded in the microgrid, while providing economic benefits to all stakeholders, including the microgrid owner and operator and the distribution system operator.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
OSTI Identifier:
1349056
Report Number(s):
ANL/ESD-17/4
134097
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Citation Formats

Kang, Ning, Wang, Jianhui, Singh, Ravindra, and Lu, Xiaonan. Interconnection, Integration, and Interactive Impact Analysis of Microgrids and Distribution Systems. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1349056.
Kang, Ning, Wang, Jianhui, Singh, Ravindra, & Lu, Xiaonan. Interconnection, Integration, and Interactive Impact Analysis of Microgrids and Distribution Systems. United States. doi:10.2172/1349056.
Kang, Ning, Wang, Jianhui, Singh, Ravindra, and Lu, Xiaonan. Sun . "Interconnection, Integration, and Interactive Impact Analysis of Microgrids and Distribution Systems". United States. doi:10.2172/1349056. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1349056.
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