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Efficiency Analyses of a DC Residential Power Distribution System for the Modern Home

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Author keywords
DC-DC power converters, DC power distribution, energy conversion, power system modeling, power system simulation

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power(17), energy(10), systems(8), distribution(8), electronics(6), distributed(6), system(5), society(5), residential(5), link(5)
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Date of Publication: 2015-02-28
Volume 15, Issue 1, Year 2015, On page(s): 135 - 142
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2015.01018
Web of Science Accession Number: 000352158600018
SCOPUS ID: 84924810644

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The electric power system started as DC back in the nineteenth century. However, the DC paradigm was soon ousted by AC due to inability of DC to change its voltage level. Now, after many years, with the development of power electronic converters capable of stepping-up and down DC voltage and converting it to-and-from AC, DC appears to be challenging AC and attempting a comeback. We now have DC power generation by solar cells, fuel cells and wind farms, DC power transmission in the form of HVDC (High Voltage DC) transmission, DC power utilization by various modern electronic loads and DC power distribution that maybe regarded as still in research phase. This paper is an attempt to investigate feasibility of DC in the distribution portion of electrical power system. Specifically, the efficiency of a DC distribution system for residential localities is determined while keeping in view the concept of daily load variation. The aim is to bring out a more practical value of system efficiency as the efficiencies of DC/DC converters making up the system vary with load variation. This paper presents the modeling and simulation of a DC distribution system and efficiency results for various scenarios are presented.

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