Chapter 7

Protection of DERs

Raza Haider*
Chul-Hwan Kim***    Department of Electrical Engineering, Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar, Pakistan**    School of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea


This chapter gives a brief introduction of the different protection schemes in electrical power distribution system, integrated with distributed energy resources (DERs). The electrical power industry is now moving towards decentralization with the effective use of newly available renewable and micro energy resources. The protection system designed for high power and interfacing schemes is based on the direct coupling of rotary machines, i.e. synchronous or induction generators. ...

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