Introduction, Status and Challenges to MICROGRID : A Review Paper

Authors(2) :-Mehul Hirpara, Ankit Rupareliya

Microgrids are becoming increasingly attractive to consumers and as such in the future, a great number of them will be installed at consumerís sites. Micro grid system is formed to provide reliable electricity and heat delivering services by connecting distributed generations and loads together within a small area. Micro grids can cause several technical problems in its operation and control when operated as autonomous systems. This paper is a review of three technical challenges on micro grid with respect to voltage and frequency control, islanding and protection of microgrids. This paper is also a review of different topologies for operation of microgrids. The focus of the paper is centered around the encountered and foreseen issues, enabling technologies and economics for encouraging the deployment of microgrids in India

Authors and Affiliations

Mehul Hirpara
Department of Electrical Engineering, B. H. Gardi College of Engineering and Technology, Rajkot, Gujarat ,India
Ankit Rupareliya
Department of Electrical Engineering, B. H. Gardi College of Engineering and Technology, Rajkot, Gujarat ,India

Microgrid, Frequency Control, Islanding, Voltage Control, Protection.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 6 | November-December 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 417-421
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET151686
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Mehul Hirpara, Ankit Rupareliya, " Introduction, Status and Challenges to MICROGRID : A Review Paper, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp.417-421, November-December-2015.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET151686

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