This paper presents the development of a real-time hardware/software laboratory to interface a soft real-time power system simulator with multiple unified power flow controllers (UPFC) via hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) to study their dynamic responses and validate control and placement approaches. This paper describes a unique laboratory facility that enables large-scale, soft real-time power system simulation coupled with the true physical behavior of a UPFC as opposed to the controller response captured by many other real-time simulators. The HIL line includes a synchronous machine, a UPFC, and a programmable load to reproduce the physical dynamics of the UPFC sub-network.
K. Wang et al., "A Novel Real-time Approach to Unified Power Flow Controller Validation," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 1892-1901, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Nov 2010.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2010.2045664
Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
United States. Department of Energy
Keywords and Phrases
Real-Time-Simulation; Unified Power Flow Controller
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