Microgrid Design Including Fuzzy Logic Controlled Storage System


Smart grid design and structures are somehow depending on the way of designing and operating Microgrids. In this research a unique design of microgrid is proposed as in medium tension isolated power distribution system contains diesel generation unit and photovoltaic generation. Storage system is a part of the control strategy to reduce the diesel usage and to maintain the balance between generation and demand which might be disturbed due to the presence of PV system. Fuzzy logic control scheme has been chosen compared with conventional controller to be the main controller for both the diesel unit and storage system. Promising result has been found by digital simulation using Matlab Simulink proving the possibility of reducing the dependency on fossil fueled generators and increase the utilization of renewable energy.

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Qudaih, Y. , Ali, R. and Mitani, Y. (2014) Microgrid Design Including Fuzzy Logic Controlled Storage System. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 2, 374-380. doi: 10.4236/jpee.2014.24050.

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