Power Quality of Microgrids
An impact study of voltage regulation, fault recovery, frequency, and harmonics

By David Mueller

Distributed Energy Magazine
September-October 2018 issue

The electric power grid provides the lifeblood of modern living. It’s not surprising, therefore, that many systems on the grid are benefitting from modernization activities, including the overall design of grids. Some amazing projects are incorporating microgrids today. There have been microgrids built for smart villages, to electrify developing regions with solar power, inverters, and batteries. There are microgrids for military and mining outposts. Campus environments have utilized their own internal generation (renewables and cogeneration) to provide emergency power to several buildings. Municipalities and utilities are implementing microgrids to provide resiliency to essential services.

Continue reading…