Harmonic modelling of solar inverters and their interaction with the distribution grid

A.J.A. Bosman, J.F.G. Cobben, J.M.A. Myrzik, W.L. Kling

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Abstract

Excessive harmonic distortion has been reported in some distribution grids with a high number of photovoltaic inverters. In this paper, a simple model is introduced to describe the interaction between grid components and groups of inverters which can lead to amplification of harmonic voltages. The model is validated by using extensive measurements for several types of commercially available photovoltaic inverters. The measurement setup and method are described and the results are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication41st International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2006, Conference Procedings
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages991-995
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781861353429
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006
Event41st International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2006 - Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 Sep 20068 Sep 2006

Conference

Conference41st International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2006
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityNewcastle upon Tyne
Period6/09/068/09/06

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    Bosman, A. J. A., Cobben, J. F. G., Myrzik, J. M. A., & Kling, W. L. (2006). Harmonic modelling of solar inverters and their interaction with the distribution grid. In 41st International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2006, Conference Procedings (pp. 991-995). [4218836] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/UPEC.2006.367628