Coordinated output control of multiple distributed generation schemes

S. C.E. Jupe*, P. C. Taylor, A. Michiorri

*Corresponding author for this work

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Candidate strategies for the coordinated output control of multiple distributed generation (DG) schemes are presented. The proposed strategies are underpinned by power flow sensitivity factors and allow real-time knowledge of power system thermal ratings to be utilised. This could be of value in situations where distribution network power flows require management as a result of DG proliferation. Through off-line open-loop simulations, using historical data from a section of the UK distribution network, the candidate strategies are evaluated against a benchmark control solution in terms of annual energy yields, component losses and voltages. Furthermore, the individual generator annual energy yields and generator-apportioned losses are used to assess the net present values of candidate control strategies to DG developers.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberISETCN000004000003000283000001
Pages (from-to)283-297
Number of pages15
JournalIET Renewable Power Generation
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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