Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy

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List of Papers (Total 361)

Improved virtual synchronous control for grid-connected VSCs under grid voltage unbalanced conditions

This paper presents an improved virtual synchronous control (VSynC) for the grid-connected voltage source converter (VSC) so as to continuously operate under the grid voltage with steady unbalance. The improved VSynC introduces the negative sequence power controls on basis of conventional VSynC. The improved VSynC is capable of regulating the negative sequence internal voltage to ...

Balance control of grid currents for UPQC under unbalanced loads based on matching-ratio compensation algorithm

In three-phase four-wire systems, unbalanced loads can cause grid currents to be unbalanced, and this may cause the neutral point potential on the grid side to shift. The neutral point potential shift will worsen the control precision as well as the performance of the three-phase four-wire unified power quality conditioner (UPQC), and it also leads to unbalanced three-phase output ...

Integrated generation–consumption dispatch based on compensation mechanism considering demand response behavior

Demand response (DR) is important to account for behaviors of the demand side to yield an optimal dispatch result. However, it is difficult for energy suppliers to collect customers’ private information unless there is an incentive mechanism for customers to do so. Therefore, this paper proposes a new integrated generation–consumption dispatch based on compensation mechanism ...

A vector autoregression weather model for electricity supply and demand modeling

Weather forecasting is crucial to both the demand and supply sides of electricity systems. Temperature has a great effect on the demand side. Moreover, solar and wind are very promising renewable energy sources and are, thus, important on the supply side. In this paper, a large vector autoregression (VAR) model is built to forecast three important weather variables for 61 cities ...

Simultaneous optimization of electrical interconnection configuration and cable sizing in offshore wind farms

Offshore wind farm (OWF) is the largest renewable energy resource. The electrical interconnection cost of OWFs is a considerable fraction of the overall design cost of the farm. In order to minimize the investment and operational costs, this paper proposes an optimization formulation to find the optimal electrical interconnection configuration of wind turbines (WTs), and the ...

Optimal operation of electricity, natural gas and heat systems considering integrated demand responses and diversified storage devices

In recent years, the increasing penetration level of renewable generation and combined heat and power (CHP) technology in power systems is leading to significant changes in energy production and consumption patterns. As a result, the integrated planning and optimal operation of a multi-carrier energy (MCE) system have aroused widespread concern for reasonable utilization of ...

Stochastic optimization for retailers with distributed wind generation considering demand response

In this paper, a multi-stage stochastic model is presented for a renewable distributed generation (RDG)-owning retailer to determine the trading strategies existing in a competitive electricity market. Uncertainties associated with wholesale electricity market price, clients’ consumption and power output of wind resources are considered through auto regressive integrated moving ...

Game-theoretic energy management with storage capacity optimization in the smart grids

With the development of smart grids, a renewable energy generation system has been introduced into a smart house. The generation system usually supplies a storage system with the capability to store the produced energy for satisfying a user’s future demand. In this paper, the main objective is to determine the best strategies of energy consumption and optimal storage capacities for ...

Optimal operation strategy for distributed battery aggregator providing energy and ancillary services

The high penetration of distributed renewable energy raises a higher concern for the safe and economic operation of the smart grid. Distributed batteries equipped in demand-side can not only contribute to the reliability and security of the grid, but also make profits by participating in the electricity market, especially when distributed batteries are combined and operated by an ...

Load curve smoothing strategy based on unified state model of different demand side resources

Renewable energy based distributed generation (DG) has the potential to reach high penetration levels in the residential region. However, its integration at the demand side will cause rapid power fluctuations of the tie-line in the residential region. The traditional generators are generally difficult to manage rapid power fluctuations due to their insufficient efficiency ...

Observer based sliding mode frequency control for multi-machine power systems with high renewable energy

With the global consciousness of climate change, renewable energy systems are prioritized over the conventional energy systems. The deep injection of renewables into the power systems is creating several challenges to the grid due to wide variations in their output power depending on the time of the day, weather etc. Of these challenges, frequency change plays a vital role in ...

Real-time anomaly detection for very short-term load forecasting

Although the recent load information is critical to very short-term load forecasting (VSTLF), power companies often have difficulties in collecting the most recent load values accurately and timely for VSTLF applications. This paper tackles the problem of real-time anomaly detection in most recent load information used by VSTLF. This paper proposes a model-based anomaly detection ...

Power electronic transformer with adaptive PLL technique for voltage-disturbance ride through

The power electronic transformer (PET) has recently emerged as a type of power converter. It features the basic functions of power conversion and isolation as well as additional functions related to power quality control. A novel PET for a distribution grid called a flexible power distribution unit is proposed in this paper, and the energy exchange mechanism between the network and ...

Development of fault section identification technique for low voltage DC distribution systems by using capacitive discharge current

The increasing importance of energy efficiency has led to several studies related to the construction of a reliable low voltage DC (LVDC) distribution system. Specifically, studies on a protection scheme that considers the fault characteristics of an LVDC distribution system are essential to improve system reliability. When compared to a conventional distribution system, the most ...

Integrated resources planning in microgrids considering interruptible loads and shiftable loads

Demand response has the potential to bring significant benefits to the optimal sizing of distributed generation (DG) resources for microgrids planning. This paper presents an integrated resources planning model considering the impact of interruptible loads (IL) and shiftable loads (SL) in microgrids, which simultaneously deals with supply side and demand side resources and ...

Sizing optimization for island microgrid with pumped storage system considering demand response

Currently, small islands are facing an energy supply shortage, which has led to considerable concern. Establishing an island microgrid is a relatively good solution to the problem. However, high investment costs restrict its application. In this paper, micro pumped storage (MPS) is used as an energy storage system (ESS) for islands with good geographical conditions, and deferrable ...

Coordinated optimal dispatch and market equilibrium of integrated electric power and natural gas networks with P2G embedded

As power to gas (P2G) technology gradually matures, the coupling between electricity networks and natural gas networks should ideally evolve synergistically. With the intent of characterizing market behaviors of integrated electric power and natural gas networks (IPGNs) with P2G facilities, this paper establishes a steady-state model of P2G and constructs optimal dispatch models of ...

Dynamic VAR planning methodology to enhance transient voltage stability for failure recovery

In recent years, failure recovery after faults is concerned and discussed worldwide as an important and hot topic. Facing the challenge of heavy loads and ultra-high voltage transmission, it’s urgent to propose some solutions to enhance transient voltage stability for failure recovery. Therefore, a novel dynamic volt ampere reactive (VAR) planning methodology is proposed in this ...

Hybrid interval AHP-entropy method for electricity user evaluation in smart electricity utilization

Smart electricity utilization (SEU) is one of the most important components in a smart grid. It is crucial to evaluate efficiency, safety, and demand response capability of electricity users to achieve the smart use of electricity. The analytic hierarchy process (AHP) uses subjective criteria to determine index weights in multi-criteria decision-making problems, while the entropy ...

Three-stage method for intentional controlled islanding of power systems

Power system controlled islanding is an emergency control to stop the propagation of disturbances and to avoid blackouts. This paper presents a three-stage method for intentional controlled islanding of power systems. It enables to search out reasonable islanding cutsets, which have the minimum load-generation imbalance or the minimal power flow disruption, without low-voltage ...

Water-filling algorithm based approach for management of responsive residential loads

Integration of large number of electric vehicles (EVs) with distribution networks is devastating for conventional power system devices such as transformers and power lines etc. This paper proposes a methodology for management of responsive household appliances management and EVs with water-filling algorithm. With the proposed scheme, the load profile of a transformer is retained ...

A modular parallelization framework for power flow transfer analysis of large-scale power systems

Power flow transfer (PFT) analysis under various anticipated faults in advance is important for securing power system operations. In China, PSD-BPA software is the most widely used tool for power system analysis, but its input/output interface is easily adapted for PFT analysis, which is also difficult due to its computationally intensity. To solve this issue, and achieve a fast ...

Reclosing scheme using synchronism checking for utilization of BESS in distribution system

This paper proposes a reclosing scheme using synchronism checking for utilization of battery energy storage system (BESS) in a distribution system. The algorithm disconnects the faulty phase and keeps the power supply from the BESS to the healthy phase. Synchronism checking between the main source side and the load side is applied to minimize the transients at the reclosing ...

Self-tuning virtual synchronous generator control for improving frequency stability in autonomous photovoltaic-diesel microgrids

This paper investigates the use of a virtual synchronous generator (VSG) to improve frequency stability in an autonomous photovoltaic-diesel microgrid with energy storage. VSG control is designed to emulate inertial response and damping power via power injection from/to the energy storage system. The effect of a VSG with constant parameters (CP-VSG) on the system frequency is ...

Dynamic and static performance optimization of dual active bridge DC-DC converters

High efficiency and fast dynamic response are two main control objectives for dual active bridge (DAB) DC-DC converters. Traditional extended phase shift (EPS) control can significantly enhance the conversion efficiency of DAB DC-DC converters by reducing current stress; however, it cannot fulfill fast dynamic response requirements. In this paper, a novel hybrid control scheme ...