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Voltage Control of Distribution Grids with Multi-Microgrids Using Reactive Power ManagementWLODARCZYK, P. , SUMPER, A. , CRUZ, M.
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distributed generation, multi-microgrids, optimal power flow, smart grids, voltage control
power(14), distribution(10), voltage(8), systems(8), control(8), distributed(7), generation(6), system(5), smart(4), optimal(4)
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Date of Publication: 2015-02-28
Volume 15, Issue 1, Year 2015, On page(s): 83 - 88
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2015.01012
Web of Science Accession Number: 000352158600012
SCOPUS ID: 84924810552
Low-voltage Microgrids can be valuable sources of ancillary services for the Distribution System Operators (DSOs). The aim of this paper was to study if and how multi-microgrids can contribute to Voltage Control (VC) in medium-voltage distribution grids by means of reactive power generation and/or absorption. The hierarchical control strategy was proposed with the main focus on the tertiary control which was defined as optimal power flow problem. The interior-point algorithm was applied to optimise experimental benchmark grid with the presence of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs). Moreover, two primary objectives were formulated: active power losses and amount of reactive power used to reach the voltage profile. As a result the active power losses were minimised to the high extent achieving the savings around 22% during entire day.
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