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Title: Integrating More Solar with Smart Inverters: Preprint

Abstract

In Hawai'i, the relatively high cost of electricity costs coupled with various incentives have made it cost-effective to install solar photovoltaics (PV) on residential homes and larger central-station PV plants. On some of the islands, PV has reached over 50% of the installed generation capacity base. To make sure these inverter-based PV plants can maintain stable and safe operations, new smart inverter functionality is being evaluated and demonstrated at significant scale across the islands This paper describes research conducted to validate high PV penetration scenarios with smart inverters and recent progress on the use of these advanced inverter grid support functions in actual power grids in Hawai'i.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [3]
  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  2. Hawaiian Electric Company
  3. Hawiian Electric Company
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S)
OSTI Identifier:
1457224
Report Number(s):
NREL/CP-5D00-71766
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at at the 2018 Grand Renewable Energy Conference, 17-22 June 2018, Yokohama, Japan
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; photovoltaic; smart inverter; grid integration; grid support functions

Citation Formats

Hoke, Anderson F, Giraldez Miner, Julieta I, Symko-Davies, Martha, Kroposki, Benjamin D, Ifuku, Earle, Asano, Marc, Ueda, Reid, and Arakawa, Dean. Integrating More Solar with Smart Inverters: Preprint. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Hoke, Anderson F, Giraldez Miner, Julieta I, Symko-Davies, Martha, Kroposki, Benjamin D, Ifuku, Earle, Asano, Marc, Ueda, Reid, & Arakawa, Dean. Integrating More Solar with Smart Inverters: Preprint. United States.
Hoke, Anderson F, Giraldez Miner, Julieta I, Symko-Davies, Martha, Kroposki, Benjamin D, Ifuku, Earle, Asano, Marc, Ueda, Reid, and Arakawa, Dean. Sat . "Integrating More Solar with Smart Inverters: Preprint". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1457224.
@article{osti_1457224,
title = {Integrating More Solar with Smart Inverters: Preprint},
author = {Hoke, Anderson F and Giraldez Miner, Julieta I and Symko-Davies, Martha and Kroposki, Benjamin D and Ifuku, Earle and Asano, Marc and Ueda, Reid and Arakawa, Dean},
abstractNote = {In Hawai'i, the relatively high cost of electricity costs coupled with various incentives have made it cost-effective to install solar photovoltaics (PV) on residential homes and larger central-station PV plants. On some of the islands, PV has reached over 50% of the installed generation capacity base. To make sure these inverter-based PV plants can maintain stable and safe operations, new smart inverter functionality is being evaluated and demonstrated at significant scale across the islands This paper describes research conducted to validate high PV penetration scenarios with smart inverters and recent progress on the use of these advanced inverter grid support functions in actual power grids in Hawai'i.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sat Jun 02 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
month = {Sat Jun 02 00:00:00 EDT 2018}
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