A Robust Frequency Control Approach in PV-Diesel Hybrid Power System

Heri Suryoatmojo, Adi Kurniawan, Feby Agung Pamuji, Nursalim ST MT, IGP Suta Wijaya, Herbert Innah


Hybrid power generation system such as photovoltaic (PV)-diesel is one of the solution to reduce operational cost of the conventional diesel generation system. However, fluctuation of PV power due to uncertainty in weather condition may generate an unstable frequency of system. Further, it may reduce the reliability of the power utility, especially when the penetration of PV power is large. Therefore, a frequency control approach that involving PV with battery supervised by neural network algorithm is proposed to generate a stable system frequency. This method can reduce the frequency deviation without smoothing PV output power. The PV panels can generate maximum power according to the weather condition and frequency deviation. The PV output power and battery output power is controlled by neural network algorithm control. The neural network algorithm control is considering frequency deviation, average insolation and change of insolation as input. The proposed method is compared with similar system but without the existence of battery as energy storage system. The simulation results show that the proposed method can generate small frequency deviation compared with system without battery.


hybrid power generation; pv-diesel; frequency deviation; neural network algorithm; energy storage system

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12962/j23546026.y2014i1.208


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