Analysis and control of PV inverters operating in VAR mode at night

@article{Maknouninejad2011AnalysisAC,
  title={Analysis and control of PV inverters operating in VAR mode at night},
  author={A. Maknouninejad and Nasser Kutkut and Issa Batarseh and Zhihua Qu},
  journal={ISGT 2011},
  year={2011},
  pages={1-5}
}
PV inverters are an important element of the future smart grids. Not only they contribute to the active power generation as distributed generators (DGs), but also they can help grid voltage/frequency stability by generating VAR. Although the number of PV installations is rapidly growing, the effective utilization of PV inverters remains low. As even if inverters are to operate in VAR mode during night hours, they still need some active power to compensate for their internal losses, regulate the… CONTINUE READING
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