Smart Grid and Renewable Energy

Volume 10, Issue 4 (April 2019)

ISSN Print: 2151-481X   ISSN Online: 2151-4844

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Review of Fault Types, Impacts, and Management Solutions in Smart Grid Systems

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DOI: 10.4236/sgre.2019.104007    1,424 Downloads   2,266 Views  Citations

ABSTRACT

Fault management study in smart grid systems (SGSs) is important to ensure the stability of the system. Also, it is important to know the major types of power failures for the effective operation of the SGS. This paper reviews diverse types of faults that might appear in the SGS and gives a survey about the impact of renewable energy resources (RERs) on the behavior of the system. Moreover, this paper offers different fault detection and localization techniques that can be used for SGSs. Furthermore, a potential fault management case study is proposed in this paper. The SGS model in this paper is investigated using both of the Matlab/Simulink and the Real Time Digital Simulation (RTDS) to compute the fault management study. Simulation results show the fast response to a power failure in the system which improves the stability of the SGS.

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Mousa, M. , Abdelwahed, S. and Kluss, J. (2019) Review of Fault Types, Impacts, and Management Solutions in Smart Grid Systems. Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, 10, 98-117. doi: 10.4236/sgre.2019.104007.

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