Special Issue "Energy Storage Applications for Hybrid DC/AC Microgrids"
A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 22 May 2019
Prof. Dr. Pablo García Fernández
Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
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Interests: high-performance control of grid-tied power converters; parameter estimation in AC/DC microgrids; energy storage integration in microgrids; distributed control systems in microgrids; distributed measurements for power quality in microgrids
We are promoting a Special Issue on “Energy Storage Applications for Hybrid DC/AC Microgrids”. This Special Issue will cover the vital use of energy storage systems in microgrids, focusing on the integration of energy storage systems using different power conversion strategies.
When designing hybrid DC/AC microgrids, the use of energy storage systems allows improving the dynamic behavior of the grid. Connection and disconnection of loads affect the variations of critical variables, such as the dc-link voltage, AC voltage magnitude, and frequency. During the last few years, research efforts have been carried out to improve the transient behavior of the use of energy storage systems. In particular, the use of virtual inertia and emulation of synchronous generators using the virtual synchronous generator approach are appealing improvements to the system. However, there is still room for system optimization. Presently, there is no agreement on a method for the optimal placement, sizing and technology for the design of energy storage systems. Also, there are open discussions regarding different interesting aspects: 1) central vs. distributed energy storage, 2) collaborative operation among the different energy storage systems and 3) integration with grid-operator control systems.
For these reasons, this Special Issue will look for contributions in the following directions:
- Optimal sizing of hybrid energy storage systems in hybrid DC/AC grids.
- Collaborative control of energy storage systems in hybrid DC/AC grids.
- Design of control systems for enhanced transient and dynamic behavior in hybrid DC/AC grids.
- Design of alternative power converter topologies for hybrid energy storage systems.
- Impact of power converter in hybrid energy storage systems.
Prof. Dr. Pablo García Fernández
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- Hybrid energy storage systems
- hybrid DC/AC grids
- grid-tied power converters