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Evaluation of the synthetic inertia control using active damping method

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posted on 2017-07-13, 12:57 authored by Harold R. Chamorro, Naveed R. Malik, Francisco Gonzalez-LongattFrancisco Gonzalez-Longatt, Vijay K. Sood
The current and massive deployment of non-synchronous generation is degrading the inertial response in power systems. The addition of an extra control loop, the so-called synthetic inertia, can contribute in the improvement of the frequency response, through an additional power injection. In this paper, the active damping method is used to enhance both, the closed-loop current control and the synthetic inertia control loop. A full aggregated model of a wind turbine generator (WTG) is integrated in a test system. The results obtained show an increase in the power injected into the grid, thereby improving the frequency response after a frequency disturbance. Moreover, the response of the closed current-control loop and voltage loop are presented, in order to show their interaction with the synthetic inertia control.



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6th International Conference on CLEAN ELECTRICAL POWER Renewable Energy Resources Impact


CHAMORRO, H.R. ... et al, 2017. Evaluation of the synthetic inertia control using active damping method. 6th International Conference on Clean Electrical Power (ICCEP), Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, 27th-29th June 2017, pp. 269-274.




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Santa Margherita Ligure , Liguria– Italy