Control of Power Inverters in Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Integration
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 11, 2013 - Technology & Engineering - 411 pages
Integrating renewable energy and other distributed energysources into smart grids, often via power inverters, is arguablythe largest “new frontier” for smart grid advancements.Inverters should be controlled properly so that their integrationdoes not jeopardize the stability and performance of power systemsand a solid technical backbone is formed to facilitate otherfunctions and services of smart grids.
This unique reference offers systematic treatment of importantcontrol problems in power inverters, and different generalconverter theories. Starting at a basic level, it presentsconventional power conversion methodologies and then‘non-conventional’ methods, with a highly accessiblesummary of the latest developments in power inverters as well asinsight into the grid connection of renewable power.
Consisting of four parts – Power Quality Control, NeutralLine Provision, Power Flow Control, and Synchronisation –this book fully demonstrates the integration of control and powerelectronics.
Key features include:
Engineers working on inverter design and those at power systemutilities can learn how advanced control strategies could improvesystem performance and work in practice. The book is a usefulreference for researchers who are interested in the area of controlengineering, power electronics, renewable energy and distributedgeneration, smart grids, flexible AC transmission systems, andpower systems for more-electric aircraft and all-electric ships.This is also a handy text for graduate students and universityprofessors in the areas of electrical power engineering, advancedcontrol engineering, power electronics, renewable energy and smartgrid integration.