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An overview of grid-edge control with the digital transformation

Mai, Tam T.; Nguyen, Phuong H.; Tran, Quoc-Tuan; Cagnano, Alessia; De Carne, Giovanni; Amirat, Yassine; Le, Anh-Tuan; De Tuglie, Enrico

Abstract (englisch):
Distribution networks are evolving to become more responsive with increasing integration of distributed energy resources
(DERs) and digital transformation at the grid edges. This evolution imposes many challenges to the operation of the network,
which then calls for new control and operation paradigms. Among others, a so-called grid-edge control is emerging to
harmonise the coexistence of the grid control system and DER’s autonomous control. This paper provides a comprehensive
overview of the grid-edge control with various control architectures, layers, and strategies. The challenges and opportunities
for such an approach at the grid edge with the integration of DERs and digital transformation are summarised. The potential
solutions to support the network operation by using the inherent controllability of DER and the availability of the digital
transformation at the grid edges are discussed.

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Verlagsausgabe §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000129433
Veröffentlicht am 09.02.2021
Postprint §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000129433/post
Frei zugänglich ab 04.02.2022
Originalveröffentlichung
DOI: 10.1007/s00202-020-01209-x
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Technische Physik (ITEP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2021
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 0948-7921, 1432-0487
KITopen-ID: 1000129433
Weitere HGF-Programme 37.12.03 (POF IV, LK 01) Smart Areas and Research Platforms
Erschienen in Electrical engineering
Verlag Springer
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 03.02.2021
Schlagwörter Grid-edge control · Distributed energy resources · Microgrids · Real-time simulations · Power quality
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