Synchronization of a renewable energy inverter with the grid

ANANI, Nader, AL-KHARJI ALALI, Omar, AL-QUTAYRI, Mahmoud and AL-ARAJI, Saleh (2012). Synchronization of a renewable energy inverter with the grid. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 4 (4), 043103.

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The design, mathematical analysis, and testing results of the architecture of a new all-digital phase-locked loop system for synchronizing a voltage source DC-AC single-phase inverter with the low voltage utility grid are presented. The system which is based on the time-delay digital tanlock loop was simulated using MATLAB/ SIMULINK and was tested by subjecting the grid voltage to various perturbations similar to those which can occur in a real power system, such as voltage sags and nonlinear distortion of the grid voltage waveform. Results indicate that even in the presence of such perturbations the system achieved and/or re-gained synchronization within 100 ms. The proposed system is all-digital and can be readily implemented using a field programmable gate array and easily embedded into a power inverter.

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Research Institute, Centre or Group: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Thin Films Research Centre > Electronic Materials and Sensors Research Group
Identification Number: 10.1063/1.4737136
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Depositing User: Nader Anani
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2015 09:41
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2015 14:33

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