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An Interaction Less Duo Control Strategy for Bi-polar Voltage Source Converter in Renewables Integrated Multi-Terminal HVDC (MTDC) Grids
  • Satish Kumar Ancha
Satish Kumar Ancha
Indian Institute of Technology

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The PVF or PV2F double droop control is commended for its ability to regulate both the dc voltage and frequency in a decentralized approach. However, a convincing response is not achieved due to an interaction between the droop characteristics of dc voltage and frequency. This interaction affects the dc voltage and frequency support of the AC system surrounded Multi-Terminal HVDC (AC-MTDC) grid. To overcome this effect, a Duo control strategy is proposed in this paper, which takes advantage of a Bi-polar Voltage Source Converter (B-VSC) topology in the MTDC grid. The virtue of proposed control technique is emphasized by comparing it with the existing $ PV2F double droop control along with three case studies and two test systems. The validation of interaction less Duo control strategy is carried out on five terminal CIGRE DC grid benchmark model integrated into two area power system (AC-MTDC grid-1) and New England IEEE 39 bus system (AC-MTDC grid-2). These test systems are simulated in PSCAD/EMTDC software.
Jul 2022Published in IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications volume 58 issue 4 on pages 5383-5394. 10.1109/TIA.2022.3172065