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New Industry Applications Findings from University of New South Wales Outlined (Coordinated Multilayer Control for Energy Management of Grid-Connected AC Microgrids)

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2020 JAN 16 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Electronics Daily -- New research on Business - Industry Applications is the subject of a report. According to news originating from Sydney, Australia, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “This paper proposes a coordinated multilayer control strategy for the energy management (EM) of grid-connected ac microgrids. The strategy predicts the customer’s load demand and the photovoltaics (PV) power generation for a day-ahead EM.”

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the University of New South Wales, “It utilizes the PV power generations and the bidirectional energy transactions from electric vehicles and battery storage to provide a combined response for load support. The system also predicts any uncertainties in customers demand and power generations and implements day-ahead precautionary measures to tackle that uncertainty. Two different prediction strategies are used, autoregressive moving average and artificial neural networks, and their performances for a day-ahead EM are investigated. The reference power from the tertiary layer EM is sent to the local controllers for power regulation at the inverter level. Additionally, the varying power output reference obtained from a day-ahead EM is classified into the slow, medium, and fast variations. The performance of the local controller employed in the interfacing grid-connected three-phase inverter is tested during the above-mentioned power reference variations.”

According to the news editors, the research concluded: “The total harmonic distortion incorporating a moving window technique is calculated for the ac output current during each class of power variations over a day.”

For more information on this research see: Coordinated Multilayer Control for Energy Management of Grid-Connected AC Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 2019;55(6):7071-7081. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications can be contacted at: Ieee-Inst Electrical Electronics Engineers Inc, 445 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08855-4141, USA. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers -; IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications -

The news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained from K. Mahmud, University of New South Wales, Energy Syst Res Grp, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, Sydney, Nsw 2052, Australia. Additional authors for this research include A.K. Sahoo, J. Ravishankar and Z.Y. Dong.

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