Reduced order model verification of a DC microgrid for controller design and determination of storage requirements

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Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics


Energy storage requirements and its management are important considerations for dc microgrid designs that have a high penetration of stochastic distributed sources and loads. Modern control methods, such as Hamiltonian Surface Shaping and Power Flow Control (HSSPFC), often rely on a reduced order model of the microgrid for controller design. This paper explores (1) the reduced order boost converter model for use in development of advanced control schemes via a detailed, switching mode model implemented on a Typhoon HIL 602 with a controller-in-the-loop (CIL) and (2) a design methodology that may be used for determining converter distributed storage requirements for the closed loop controls.

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International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems