Security Study on Freestanding Minigrid with Multiple Rotary Energy Sources

Security Study on Minigrid

Authors

  • Titus Oluwasuji Ajewole Osun State University
  • Olakunle Olabode Bells University of Technology
  • Daniel Akinyele
  • Abraham Amole
  • Olusola Fadipe
  • Olatunde Oladepo Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria
  • Hammed O. Lasisi Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria

Keywords:

Disturbances, freestanding, multi-machine, minigrids, security, synchronism

Abstract

Traditional grid has been extensively studied for system security. For freestanding renewable energy-based minigrid, a three-source stand-alone minigrid is in this study examined for system security under large disturbances. By real-time simulation, rotor responses of the generators and voltage characteristics of the buses are assessed at sudden load change and under fault condition. Post-perturbation behaviour of the system shows synchronism is not compromised by any of the generators and the bus voltage profiles remains within their pre-perturbation statutory limits. This implies that a number of rotating machine-based energy mini-sources could be interconnected into a freestanding minigrid without compromising the stability of the system. The assessment could find use in predictive and corrective compensation for stability issues in mini integrated power systems and serve as simple generic investigative approach that could be integrated into Minigrids Remedial Action Scheme or Minigrids Energy Management System for dynamic security assessment of multi-machine island minigrids.

Author Biography

Titus Oluwasuji Ajewole, Osun State University

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Senior Lecturer

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Published

2022-07-25

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Ajewole, T. O., Olabode, O., Akinyele, D., Amole, A. ., Fadipe, O., Olatunde Oladepo, & Hammed O. Lasisi. (2022). Security Study on Freestanding Minigrid with Multiple Rotary Energy Sources: Security Study on Minigrid. Journal of Energy and Safety Technology (JEST), 5(2). Retrieved from https://jest.utm.my/index.php/jest/article/view/98

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