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A novel operation and control strategy for a standalone hybrid renewable power system


Haruni, AMO and Negnevitsky, M and Haque, ME and Gargoom, A, A novel operation and control strategy for a standalone hybrid renewable power system, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 4, (2) pp. 402-413. ISSN 1949-3029 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1109/TDC.2010.5484293


This paper proposes a novel operation and control strategy for a renewable hybrid power system for a standalone operation. The proposed hybrid system consists of a wind turbine, a fuel cell, an electrolyzer, a battery storage unit, and a set of loads. The overall control strategy is based on a two-level structure. The top level is the energy management and power regulation system. Depending on wind and load conditions, this system generates reference dynamic operating points to low level individual subsystems. The energy management and power regulation system also controls the load scheduling operation during unfavorable wind conditions under inadequate energy storage in order to avoid a system blackout. Based on the reference dynamic operating points of the individual subsystems, the local controllers control the wind turbine, fuel cell, electrolyzer, and battery storage units. The proposed control system is implemented in MATLAB Simpower software and tested for various wind and load conditions. Results are presented and discussed.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:battery storage, electrolyzer, energy management and power regulation system, fuel cell, load management, stand-alone hybrid power system, wind energy conversion system
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Other engineering
Research Field:Other engineering not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in engineering
UTAS Author:Haruni, AMO (Mr Abu Haruni)
UTAS Author:Negnevitsky, M (Professor Michael Negnevitsky)
UTAS Author:Haque, ME (Dr Md Enamul Haque)
UTAS Author:Gargoom, A (Dr Ameen Gargoom)
ID Code:81138
Year Published:2013
Web of Science® Times Cited:88
Deposited By:Engineering
Deposited On:2012-11-23
Last Modified:2017-11-06

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