Power quality concerns in implementing smart distribution-grid applications
This paper maps the expected and possible adverse consequences for power quality of introducing several smart distribution-grid technologies and applications. The material presented in this paper is the result of discussions in an international CIGRE-CIRED joint working group. The following technologies and applications are discussed: 1) microgrids; 2) advanced voltage control; 3) feeder reconfiguration; and 4) demand-side management. Recommendations are given based on the mapping.