Dual-loop Primary Frequency Regulation Controller for VSC-HVDC System

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Abstract

This paper presents a frequency control mechanism for an AC system through the active and reactive power loops of a VSC-HVDC system. The proposed scheme makes use of the reactive power loop for inertia support by exploiting the voltage-power sensitivity of loads, and active power droop control has been used to provide governor-like support following the large-disturbance. The performance of the presented controller is evaluated through various simulation case studies in DIgSILENT Power Factory including small-perturbation to demonstrate the effect of the frequency controller in system electromechanical mode damping. From the set of case studies it can be found that the proposed dual-loop control has favorable effects on the frequency behaviour and the inter-area mode damping of the system.

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication12th IEEE PES PowerTech Conference
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - 20 Jul 2017
Event12th IEEE PES PowerTech Conference - Manchester, United Kingdom

Conference

Conference12th IEEE PES PowerTech Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityManchester
Period18/06/1722/06/17
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