Stability enhancement of a distribution network comprising a fuel cell and a microturbine

A. Al-Hinai, K. Sedghisigarchi, A. Feliachi

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Abstract

The paper demonstrates that distributed generators, namely a fuel cell and a microturbine, could cause instability of electric power distribution systems following fault conditions. A control algorithm is then proposed to enhance transient stability in case of large disturbances. The control algorithm consists of (1) disconnecting the fuel cell during the fault, and (2) implementing fixed structure decentralized Solid Oxide Fuel Cell reconnection controllers and fixed structure decentralized Power System Stabilizer for the microturbine generator. The stabilizer parameters are tuned using a Swarm Optimization technique.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting
Pages2156-2161
Number of pages6
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Event2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting - Denver, CO, United States
Duration: Jun 6 2004Jun 10 2004

Other

Other2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting
CountryUnited States
CityDenver, CO
Period6/6/046/10/04

Keywords

  • Distributed generators
  • Distribution system stability
  • Microturbine
  • Solid oxide fuel cell

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Al-Hinai, A., Sedghisigarchi, K., & Feliachi, A. (2004). Stability enhancement of a distribution network comprising a fuel cell and a microturbine. In 2004 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting (Vol. 2, pp. 2156-2161)