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Title: Advanced PHIL Interface for Multi-MW-Scale Inverter Testing

Abstract

This presentation provides a high-level overview of power-hardware-in-the-loop testing for multi-megawatt-scale inverters.

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Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1373088
Report Number(s):
NREL/PR-5D00-68776
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at the Fourth International Grid Simulator Testing Workshop, 25-26 April 2017, Golden, Colorado
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; power-hardware-in-the-loop; PHIL; multi-megawatt; inverter; Congrollable Grid Interface; CGI; RTDS

Citation Formats

Koralewicz, Przemyslaw. Advanced PHIL Interface for Multi-MW-Scale Inverter Testing. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Koralewicz, Przemyslaw. Advanced PHIL Interface for Multi-MW-Scale Inverter Testing. United States.
Koralewicz, Przemyslaw. 2017. "Advanced PHIL Interface for Multi-MW-Scale Inverter Testing". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1373088.
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