Power Control Strategies During Voltage Sags According to Spanish Grid Code

M. Bakkar, S. Bogarra, F. Córcoles, J. Saura and M. Moreno




In order to connect any power converters into the grid there are some grid requirements to insure the safe operation of the grid. So, the control of the converters especially during abnormal condition-e.g. during voltage sags- is a very important key to guarantee the good behavior of the distributed generation system. In this paper four control strategies,will be stated in the literature, are discussed in order to ensure their ability to match the grid requirements when unsymmetrical voltage sags are produced in the network. The Spanish grid code did not give any information about the negative sequence, and it only represents the positive sequence components. Therefore, the main contribution of this paper is to verify the grid code with not only the positive sequence but also with the negative sequence. Moreover, the system is tested by simulation to show that the results cope well with the analytical equations.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 16)
Pages: 493-498 Date of Publication: 2018/04/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2018/03/23
REF: 362-18 Issue Date: April 2018
DOI:10.24084/repqj16.362 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

M. Bakkar1, S. Bogarra1, F. Córcoles1, J. Saura1 and M. Moreno2
1. Department of Electrical Engineering.Technical University of Catalonia. Terrassa (Spain)
2. Department of Electronical Engineering. Technical University of Catalonia. Terrassa (Spain)

Key words

Positive and negative sequence controller, voltage sag, voltage ride through, grid code.


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