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New Sustainability Research Study Findings Have Been Reported by Researchers at Taif University (Earth Fault Management for Smart Grids Interconnecting Sustainable Wind Generation)

Economics Daily Report

2021 JUN 09 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Economics Daily Report -- A new study on Sustainability Research is now available. According to news reporting originating from At Taif, Saudi Arabia, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “In this study, the active traveling-wave fault location function is incorporated into the management of earth faults for smart unearthed and compensated distribution networks associated with distributed renewable generation. Unearthed and compensated networks are implemented mainly to attain service continuity, specifically during earth faults.”

Financial support for this research came from Deanship of Scientific Research, Taif University, KSA.

Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Taif University, “This advantage is valued for service continuity of grid-interconnected renewable resources. However, overcurrent-based fault indicators are not efficient in indicating the fault path in these distribution networks. Accordingly, in this study, the active traveling-wave fault location is complemented using distributed Rogowski coil-based fault passage indicators. Active traveling waves are injected by switching the neutral point of unearthed and compensated networks using a thyristor. This method has the advantage of creating traveling waves even though the faulted feeder is in service. In addition, a wind energy conversion system based on a doubly-fed induction generator is interconnected. Distributed Rogowski coil fault passive indicators (FPIs) are suggested over the distribution network specifically at the lateral busbars to achieve fault management using active traveling waves. A practical suburban 20-kV compensated distribution network is simulated using ATP/EMTP. Results confirm an effective fault management process using active traveling waves in combination with distributed Rogowski coils as FPIs in the compensated distribution network.”

According to the news editors, the research concluded: “The network can continuously attain and interconnect distributed renewable resources sustainably during the earth fault period.”

This research has been peer-reviewed.

For more information on this research see: Earth Fault Management for Smart Grids Interconnecting Sustainable Wind Generation. Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, 2021;28(2):477-491. Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing can be contacted at: Tech Science Press, 871 Coronado Center Dr, Sute 200, Henderson, NV 89052, USA.

The news editors report that additional information may be obtained by contacting Nagy Elkalashy, Taif University, College of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Department, At Taif 21944, Saudi Arabia. Additional authors for this research include Sattam Al Otaibi, Salah K. Elsayed, Yasser Ahmed, Essam Hendawi and Ayman Hoballah.

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