Implementation of Grid-interactive Current Controlled Voltage Source Inverter for Power Conditioning Systems

  • Ko Sung-Hun (School of Electronic & Information Engineering, Kunsan National University) ;
  • Shin Young-Chan (Research Lab., Hex-power System) ;
  • Lee Seong-Ryong (School of Electronic & Information Engineering, Kunsan National University)
  • Published : 2005.12.01

Abstract

Increasing of the nonlinear type power electronics equipment, power conditioning systems (PCS) have been researched and developed for many years in order to compensate for harmonic disturbances and reactive power. PCS's not only improve harmonic current and power factor in the ac grid line but also achieves energy saving used by the renewable energy source (RES). In this paper, the implementation of a current controlled voltage source inverter (CCVSI) using RES for PCS is presented. The basic principle and control algorithm is theoretically analyzed and the design methodology of the system is discussed. The proposed system could achieve power quality control (PQC) to reduce harmonic current and improve power factor, and demand side management (DSM) to supply active power simultaneously, which are both operated by the polarized ramp time (PRT) current control algorithm and the grid-interactive current control algorithm. A 1KVA test model of the CCVSI has been built using IGBT controlled by a digital signal processor (DSP). To verify the proposed system, a comprehensive evaluation with theoretical analysis, simulation and experimental results is presented.

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