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Power Quality Improvement and Power System Unbalance Loading Improvement using Active Power Filter for Solar PV and Wind Integrated System


Harshita P. Ambatkar , Shri Sai College of Engineering and Technology, Bhadrawati; Nilima B. Dhande, Shri Sai College of Engineering and Technology, Bhadrawati


Solar Photovoltaic System (PV), Wind Turbine (WT) Energy


The deep integration of renewable energy resources, together with solar photovoltaic system (PV) and wind turbine (WT) energy, principally rely on the cheap technological improvement of worldwide emissions and therefore the precise techniques for power quality. Grid-connected inverters act as key elements in distributed generation systems for last technology. The electrical converter connects the renewable energy sources and power distribution network systems for the conversion of power. In grid-connected systems, many current and voltage harmonics have an effect on the system performances. Likewise, extremely unstable devices plus the growing demand for nonlinear masses and renewable energy resources influence the ability networks and systems performance in terms of power quality. The effective solutions to those issues are active filters (PFs), static volt-ampere generators, and active power filters (APFs). However, the utilization of PFs during a high-voltage system will increase its price, size, and weight. This study aims to assess the foremost advanced APFs by reducing the amount of power switches and concentrate on the reduction of price, size, and weight of grid-connected inverters. Many studies compared and evaluated reduced-switch-count APF electrical converter topologies, like AC–AC, consecutive, and customary leg, beneath the single-phase and three-phase systems. Recently, efficient solutions to cut back the amount of elements, transformer less inverters, construction and multifunctional inverters supported the APF in PV, and wind energy conversion systems are greatly explored. The present techniques and their limitations for developing advanced inverter-based devices for renewable energy systems are mentioned with justifications. Therefore, this review would doubtless facilitate industrial researchers improve power quality in PV and WT energies and power distribution network systems.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV7I40624
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 4
Publication Date: 01/07/2019
Page(s): 602-605

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