Coordination of EVs Participation for Load Frequency Control in Isolated Microgrids
AbstractIncreasing the penetration levels of renewable energy sources (RESs) in microgrids (MGs) may lead to frequency instability issues due to intermittent nature of RESs and low inertia of MG generating units. On the other hand, presence of electric vehicles (EVs), as new high-electricity- consuming appliances, can be a good opportunity to contribute in mitigating the frequency deviations and help the system stability. This paper proposes an optimal charging/discharging scheduling of EVs with the goal of improving frequency stability of MG during autonomous operating condition. To this end, an efficient approach is applied to reschedule the generating units considering the EVs owners’ behaviors. An EV power controller (EVPC) is also designed to determine charge and discharge process of EVs based on the forecasted day-ahead load and renewable generation profiles. The performance of the proposed strategy is tested in different operating scenarios and compared to those from non-optimized methodologies. Numerical simulations indicate that the MG performance improves considerably in terms of economy and stability using the proposed strategy. View Full-Text
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Vahedipour-Dahraie, M.; Rashidizaheh-Kermani, H.; Najafi, H.R.; Anvari-Moghaddam, A.; Guerrero, J.M. Coordination of EVs Participation for Load Frequency Control in Isolated Microgrids. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 539.
Vahedipour-Dahraie M, Rashidizaheh-Kermani H, Najafi HR, Anvari-Moghaddam A, Guerrero JM. Coordination of EVs Participation for Load Frequency Control in Isolated Microgrids. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(6):539.Chicago/Turabian Style
Vahedipour-Dahraie, Mostafa; Rashidizaheh-Kermani, Homa; Najafi, Hamid R.; Anvari-Moghaddam, Amjad; Guerrero, Josep M. 2017. "Coordination of EVs Participation for Load Frequency Control in Isolated Microgrids." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 6: 539.
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