Realising the potential of smart grids in LV networks. Part 2: Microgeneration

Adam J. Collin, Ignacio Hernando Gil, Jorge L. Acosta, Irinel-Sorin Ilie, Sasa Z. Djokic

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Abstract

This paper, which is the second part of a two-part series, considers the influence of microgeneration technologies on the overall network performance and quality of supply of low-voltage residential customers in future “smart grids”. The paper uses the network models and demand-side management (DSM) scenarios developed in the Part 1 paper to further assess changes in active/reactive power flows, system losses, voltage profiles and harmonic emissions due to the combined effects of implementing microgeneration, energy storage and DSM.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-8
Number of pages8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011
Event2nd IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) International Conference and Exhibition on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Europe) - Manchester, England
Duration: 5 Dec 20117 Dec 2011

Conference

Conference2nd IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) International Conference and Exhibition on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Europe)
CityManchester, England
Period5/12/117/12/11

Keywords

  • distribution network modelling
  • microgeneration and energy storage technologies
  • power system harmonics
  • power system performance
  • smart grids

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