Title

An effective power management strategy for a wind-diesel-hydrogen-based remote area power supply system to meet fluctuating demands under generation uncertainty

RIS ID

100959

Publication Details

N. Mendis, K. M. Muttaqi & S. Perera, "An effective power management strategy for a wind-diesel-hydrogen-based remote area power supply system to meet fluctuating demands under generation uncertainty," IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 52, (2) pp. 1228-1238, 2015.

Abstract

This paper addresses power management strategies, including technical issues and control methodologies, for a winddominated hybrid remote area power supply (RAPS) system. The system consists of a doubly fed induction generator, a diesel generator, a hydrogen-based generation scheme, and mains loads. The goal is to maximize power extraction from the wind generator under generation uncertainty. For active power management, a hydrogen-based generation scheme consisting of an electrolyser and a fuel cell system is integrated to the RAPS system. Developed control strategies contribute to achieve the following objectives: 1) load side voltage and frequency regulation; 2) maximum power extraction from wind; and 3) regulating diesel generator operation at low load conditions. Simulation studies with a real-life data set are used to evaluate the proposed architecture and prove the control objectives, and it has been observed that all the proposed objectives are met within satisfactory limits.

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIA.2014.2356013