An IEEE 1547-Based Power Conditioner Test System for Distributed Energy Resources

DOI: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B181   PDF   HTML     6,896 Downloads   8,065 Views   Citations

Abstract

Power conditioner, that is responsible for electric power conversion, is a critical component used in many renewable energy power generation systems. Most of the electric power produced by distributed energy resources cannot directly import to utility network without power conversion. Meanwhile, power conversion may includes several different types, for example AC/DC, and DC/AC, which is realized by a variety types of power conditioners in the electric power system. Currently, many concerns are focused on the operation of these power conditioners used in distributed energy resources due to the worse designing may cause the terrible influence on safety and performance characteristic of distributed energy resources. The power quality and reliability of interconnected electric power network may be affected as well. In the view of this, IEEE standards board provides a uniform standard for interconnection of distributed resources with electric power systems. It provides requirements relevant to the performance, operation, testing, safety considerations, and maintenance of the interconnection. Based on the IEEE 1547 standard, this paper presents a test system for power conditioners that are used in distributed energy resources or other renewable energy applications. Some of the test items that described in IEEE 1547.1 relevant to interconnection issues can be realized by proposed test system.

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A. Y. Liu, P. H. Lan and H. H. Lin, "An IEEE 1547-Based Power Conditioner Test System for Distributed Energy Resources," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 945-949. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B181.

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The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

References

[1] IEEE 1547: IEEE standas for interconneting distributed resources with electric power systems , 2003.
[2] IEEE 1547.1: IEEE standar conformance test procedures for equipment interconneting distributed resources with electric power systems , 2005.
[3] ISO/IEC 17025: General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratorie, 2005.

  
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