Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Electrical Generation and Distribution Systems and Power Quality Disturbances

Edited by Gregorio Romero

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

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The utilization of renewable energy sources such as wind energy, or solar energy, among others, is currently of greater interest. Nevertheless, since their availability is arbitrary and unstable this can lead to frequency variation, to grid instability and to a total or partial loss of load power supply, being not appropriate sources to be directly connected to the main utility grid. Additionally, the presence of a static converter as output interface of the generating plants introduces voltage and current harmonics into the electrical system that negatively affect system power quality. By integrating distributed power generation systems closed to the loads in the electric grid, we can eliminate the need to transfer energy over long distances through the electric grid. In this book the reader will be introduced to different power generation and distribution systems with an analysis of some types of existing disturbances and a study of different industrial applications such as battery charges.

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Electrical Generation and Distribution Systems and Power Quality DisturbancesEdited by Gregorio Romero

Published: November 21st 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1426

ISBN: 978-953-307-329-3

Copyright year: 2011

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74416 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

16 Dimensions Citations

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1. Integration of Hybrid Distributed Generation Units in Power Grid

By Marco Mauri, Luisa Frosio and Gabriele Marchegiani

4815

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2. Optimal Location and Control of Multi Hybrid Model Based Wind-Shunt FACTS to Enhance Power Quality

By Belkacem Mahdad

3420

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3. Modeling of Photovoltaic Grid Connected Inverters Based on Nonlinear System Identification for Power Quality Analysis

By Nopporn Patcharaprakiti, Krissanapong Kirtikara, Khanchai Tunlasakun, Juttrit Thongpron, Dheerayut Chenvidhya, Anawach Sangswang, Veerapol Monyakul and Ballang Muenpinij

7438

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4. Reliability Centered Maintenance Optimization of Electric Distribution Systems

By Dorin Sarchiz, Mircea Dulau, Daniel Bucur and Ovidiu Georgescu

4251

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5. Power Quality Improvement by Using Synchronous Virtual Grid Flux Oriented Control of Grid Side Converter

By Vasanth Reddy Bathula and Chitti Babu B.

4475

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6. Power Quality and Voltage Sag Indices in Electrical Power Systems

By Alexis Polycarpou

17819

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7. Electrical Disturbances from High Speed Railway Environment to Existing Services

By Juan de Dios Sanz-Bobi, Jorge Garzón-Núñez, Roberto Loiero and Jesús Félez

5972

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8. Design of a Virtual Lab to Evaluate and Mitigate Power Quality Problems Introduced by Microgeneration

By Sonia Pinto, J. Fernando Silva, Filipe Silva and Pedro Frade

2756

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9. Understanding Power Quality Based FACTS Using Interactive Educational GUI Matlab Package

By Belkacem Mahdad and K. Srairi

6593

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10. A Power Quality Monitoring System Via the Ethernet Network Based on the Embedded System

By Krisda Yingkayun and Suttichai Premrudeepreechacharn

3992

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11. Some Basic Issues and Applications of Switch-Mode Rectifiers on Motor Drives and Electric Vehicle Chargers

By C. M. Liaw and Y. C. Chang

7972

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12. Battery Charger with Power Quality Improvement

By Dylan Dah-Chuan Lu

4913

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