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Controlling the power balance in an 'empty network'

Muhamad Reza ; Alejandro Dominguez ; Pieter Schavemaker ; Andi Asmara ; Ferry Viawan (Institutionen för energi och miljö, Elteknik) ; Wil Kling
International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy Vol. 5, (2007), 5, p. 584 - 603.
[Artikel, refereegranskad vetenskaplig]

This paper presents the concept of an ‘empty network’ and shows how the power balance can be controlled in such a system. In this study, an ‘empty network’ is defined as a transmission system in which no rotating mass is present. All generators are connected to distributed systems and ‘hidden’ behind power electronic interfaces. One generator creates a neat 50 Hz voltage that serves as a frequency reference for the other generators. Consequently, a power imbalance cannot be detected in the classical way, as an altered system frequency. Therefore, a novel control system to maintain the power balance is needed. In this paper, voltage deviations are used to detect power imbalances, and remedies to eliminate the negative consequences of using the voltage deviations to detect the power imbalances are proposed and discussed.

Nyckelord: empty network; power balance control; distributed generation.

Denna post skapades 2007-10-18.
CPL Pubid: 55274


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för energi och miljö, Elteknik (2005-2017)


Elektroteknik och elektronik

Chalmers infrastruktur