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Novel Islanding Detection Method for Distributed PV Systems with Multi-Inverters
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  • Journal title : Journal of Power Electronics
  • Volume 16, Issue 3,  2016, pp.1141-1151
  • Publisher : The Korean Institute of Power Electronics
  • DOI : 10.6113/JPE.2016.16.3.1141
 Title & Authors
Novel Islanding Detection Method for Distributed PV Systems with Multi-Inverters
Cao, Dufeng; Wang, Yi; Sun, Zhenao; Wang, Yibo; Xu, Honghua;
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This study proposes a novel islanding detection method for distributed photovoltaic (PV) systems with multi-inverters based on a combination of the power line carrier communication and Sandia frequency shift islanding detection methods. A parameter design method is provided for the novel scheme. On the basis of the designed parameters, the effect of frequency measurement errors and grid line impedance on the islanding detection performance of PV systems is analyzed. Experimental results show that the theoretical analysis is correct and that the novel method with the designed parameters has little effect on the power quality of the inverter output current. Non-detection zones are not observed, and a high degree of reliability is achieved. Moreover, the proposed islanding detection method is suitable for distributed PV systems with multi-inverters.
Distributed PV system;Islanding;Non-detection zone;Power quality;
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