Multilevel Converters as a Utility Interface for Renewable Energy Systems

  title={Multilevel Converters as a Utility Interface for Renewable Energy Systems},
  author={Leon M. Tolbert and Fang Zheng Peng},
Electric power production in the 21 Century will see dramatic changes in both the physical infrastructure and the control and information infrastructure. A shift will take place from a relatively few large, concentrated generation centers and the transmission of electricity over mostly a high voltage ac grid (Fig. 1) to a more diverse and dispersed generation infrastructure that also has a higher percentage of dc transmission lines (Fig. 2) [1]. In the United States, generation capacity has not… CONTINUE READING
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