Comparative Study on Electromagnetic and Electrome-chanical Transient Model for Grid-connected Photovoltaic Power System


With the development of new energy technology, there are increasing applications of grid-connected photovoltaic power generation system. However, there is little research on development of electromechanical model of large scale photovoltaic power station. The computational speed will be very slow if electromagnetic transient model is used for stability study because of its complexity. Therefore, study on electromechanical transient model of grid-connected photovoltaic power generation system is of great meaning. In this paper, electromagnetic transient model of photovoltaic power generation system is introduced first, and then a general electromechanical transient model is proposed. These two kinds of simulation model are set up in PSCAD. By comparing the simulation results of two models, the correctness and validity of the electromechanical transient model is verified. It provides reference model for efficient simulation and modeling of grid-connected photovoltaic power station in large-scale power systems.

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M. Zhang, H. Sun, Z. Chen, X. Xie and Q. Jiang, "Comparative Study on Electromagnetic and Electrome-chanical Transient Model for Grid-connected Photovoltaic Power System," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 247-252. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B048.

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