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Title: A Game Changer: Electrifying Remote Communities by Using Isolated Microgrids

Abstract

Microgrids, as self-contained entities, are of increasing interest in modern electric grids. Microgrids provide a sustainable solution to aggregate distributed energy resources (DERs) [e.g., photovoltaics (PVs), wind turbines], energy storage, and loads in a localized manner, especially in distribution systems. As a controllable unit, a microgrid can manage and balance the source and load power inside it to ensure stable and reliable operation. Moreover, through coordination with upper-level control systems, it can be dispatched and respond to the control commands issued by the central controller in the distribution system-in other words, a system that is effectively a distribution management system (DMS).

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
OSTI Identifier:
1390612
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: IEEE Electrification Magazine; Journal Volume: 5; Journal Issue: 2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY

Citation Formats

Lu, Xiaonan, and Wang, Jianhui. A Game Changer: Electrifying Remote Communities by Using Isolated Microgrids. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1109/MELE.2017.2685958.
Lu, Xiaonan, & Wang, Jianhui. A Game Changer: Electrifying Remote Communities by Using Isolated Microgrids. United States. doi:10.1109/MELE.2017.2685958.
Lu, Xiaonan, and Wang, Jianhui. 2017. "A Game Changer: Electrifying Remote Communities by Using Isolated Microgrids". United States. doi:10.1109/MELE.2017.2685958.
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author = {Lu, Xiaonan and Wang, Jianhui},
abstractNote = {Microgrids, as self-contained entities, are of increasing interest in modern electric grids. Microgrids provide a sustainable solution to aggregate distributed energy resources (DERs) [e.g., photovoltaics (PVs), wind turbines], energy storage, and loads in a localized manner, especially in distribution systems. As a controllable unit, a microgrid can manage and balance the source and load power inside it to ensure stable and reliable operation. Moreover, through coordination with upper-level control systems, it can be dispatched and respond to the control commands issued by the central controller in the distribution system-in other words, a system that is effectively a distribution management system (DMS).},
doi = {10.1109/MELE.2017.2685958},
journal = {IEEE Electrification Magazine},
number = 2,
volume = 5,
place = {United States},
year = 2017,
month = 6
}
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