A Novel Modified P-Q Theory to Control PV-UPQC under Power Quality Issues in Distribution System

  • J. Sandhya Rani
  • Dr. Rashmi Kapoor
Keywords: Distribution system, Power Quality, Sag/Swell, Non-Linear load, PV-UPQC, PCC

Abstract

This paper deals with the design and performance analysis of a three-phase single stage solar photovoltaic integrated unified power quality conditioner (PV-UPQC). The PV-UPQC consists of a shunt and series connected voltage compensators connected back to back with common DC-link. The shunt compensator performs the dual function of extracting power from PV array apart from compensating for load current harmonics. The system incorporates clean energy generation along with power quality improvement thus increasing functionality of the system. The fundamental frequency positive sequence (FFPS) components of voltages at the point of common coupling (PCC) are extracted using generalized cascaded delay signal cancellation (GCDSC) technique which are then used in p-q theory based control to estimate reference signals for the PV-UPQC. The series compensator compensates for the grid side power quality problems such as grid voltage sags/swells. The compensator injects voltage in-phase/out of phase with point of common coupling (PCC) voltage during sag and swell conditions respectively. The proposed system combines both the benefits of clean energy generation along with improving power quality. The steady state and dynamic performance of the system are evaluated by simulating in Matlab/Simulink under various loading conditions like nonlinear load, Induction motor, sudden changes in loads connected and faults.

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Published
2018-11-05
How to Cite
Rani, J. S., & Kapoor, D. R. (2018, November 5). A Novel Modified P-Q Theory to Control PV-UPQC under Power Quality Issues in Distribution System. ASIAN JOURNAL FOR CONVERGENCE IN TECHNOLOGY (AJCT ) -UGC LISTED, 4(II). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.33130/asian%20journals.v4iII.613
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