Chapter 29

Real-Time Control of Distributed Generation

29.1 Local Site DG Control 29-2

29.2 Hierarchical Control: Real-Time Control 29-3

Data Flow to Upper Layers • Data Flow to Lower Layers

29.3 Control of DGs at Circuit Level 29-6

Estimating Loading throughout Circuit • Siting DGs for Improving Efficiency and Reliability

29.4 Hierarchical Control: Forecasting Generation 29-12

References 29-13

Murat Dilek

Electrical Distribution Design, Inc.

Robert P. Broadwater

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Distributed generation (DG) can be operated to control voltages and power flows within the distribution system. Improvements in distribution system reliability and overall power system efficiency can be realized. For load growth with ...

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