Optimal Design of Virtual Inertia and Damping Coefficients for Virtual Synchronous Machines

  title={Optimal Design of Virtual Inertia and Damping Coefficients for Virtual Synchronous Machines},
  author={Atinuke Ademola-Idowu and Baosen Zhang},
  journal={2018 IEEE Power \& Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM)},
Increased penetration of inverter-connected renewable energy sources (RES) in the power system has resulted in a decrease in available rotational inertia which serves as an immediate response to frequency deviation due to disturbances. The concept of virtual inertia has been proposed to combat this decrease by enabling the inverters to produce active power in response to a frequency deviation like a synchronous generator. In this paper, we present an algorithm to optimally design the inertia… 

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