low voltage distribution system Articles

  • How Do Relays Function in Industrial Power Distribution Systems?

    How Do Relays Function in Industrial Power Distribution Systems? Power distribution systems that manage large currents come with components that protect the system from abnormal conditions, which can damage the unit. One of these components is a relay, which is used to isolate, limit or control electrical loads. Relays, or simple switches that are ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Integration of solar photovoltaic (PV) to LV distribution network: a case study

    The development of renewable energy sources will increase the amount of generation connected to distribution networks. The main advantages are that optimally located distributed generation resources can reduce or postpone the need for investment in the transmission and distribution infrastructure; transmission and distribution losses are reduced as well as improvement in power quality and system ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Power control strategy for grid connected permanent magnet synchronous generator of a distributed generation unit

    This paper describes the studies on the operation and control of a variable speed wave energy conversion system. The wave energy conversion system considered is oscillating–water–column (OWC) based Wells turbine driven permanent magnet synchronous generator connected to the grid by means of fully controlled frequency converter. In such systems primary aim is to achieve a low distortion, high ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Harmonic and interharmonic distortion analysis in the grid-connected wind electric generator

    The operation of wind turbines has an impact on the power quality at the connected electric network. The integration of wind electric generators with the power grid becomes a headache for power engineers in several aspects. Harmonic distortion is one of the most important phenomena which affect the grid performance. This paper provides an in-depth discussion on harmonic and interharmonic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A dynamic virtual power station model comprising small-scale energy zones

    Concerns over global warming and high oil prices are expected to lead to a continuous increase in electricity generated by distributed renewable energy sources and small-scale embedded generators (SSEGs). This increase in SSEG will pose numerous technical challenges for distribution network operators. The small-scale energy zone (SSEZ) concept seeks to overcome these challenges using appropriate ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Agents controlling the electric power infrastructure

    The electric power grid is evolving from a centrally controlled grid with only a handful of regulated monopolies to an open, liberalised electricity market. In addition, more and more small-scale dispersed generators are deployed in distribution nets. This puts extra stress on the power grid, in an era when electricity is one of the most important commodities for economic, industrial and everyday ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • DSTATCOM topologies for three-phase high power applications

    This paper proposes distribution static compensator topologies for application in three-phase high power distribution systems. These topologies overcome both the voltage and current rating constraints imposed by the semiconductor switches by the use of three single-phase multi-secondary transformers. Five topologies, namely, four leg-group, three leg-group split-capacitor, H bridge-group, three ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A new microturbine-based dispersed generation scheme

    Almost all of the commercial microturbine-based dispersed generation systems today are composed of a high-speed permanent-magnet alternator and a diode rectifier-PWM inverter pair. A dispersed generation scheme made up of a microturbine, an induction generator, and a diode rectifier-PWM inverter pair is introduced in this paper. A complete model for the self-excited squirrel-cage induction ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Fault characteristics in electrical equipment

    Proper design and installation of electrical equipment minimizes the chance of electrical faults. Faults occur when the insulation system is compromised and current is allowed to flow through an unintentional path. IEEE Std 493 Recommended Practice for the Design of Reliable Industrial and Commercial Power Systems1 publishes data that reports that the vast majority of faults are classified as ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Effect of various micro-porous layer preparation methods on the performance of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell

    Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) have been widely studied and discussed in the field of energy owing to their high energy efficiency and low waste emissions. A PEMFC uses hydrogen gas as a fuel, and works by causing hydrogen ions to link up with oxygen, producing liquid water as its sole by-product. The design of a PEMFC's micro-porous layer (MPL) can not only enhance cell ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Transport for Greater Manchester – LEC – Bus Stations

    The Customer Transport for Greater Manchester is the delivery arm for the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee, which is responsible for investing in improving transport services and facilities, supporting the largest regional economy outside London. TfGM’s vision is “To improve the quality and availability of transport networks and services, supporting the ...


    By Apollo Enviro

  • Powering up your business

    Dramatic incidents such as explosions, fires, floods and landslides make the headlines, but mundane mishaps such as diggers cutting through cables can cause just as many problems for businesses.  With many companies now putting all their eggs in one electronic basket, power supply is a critical factor in business life with the fear of electricity blackouts identified as a major problem for ...


    By Shenton Group

  • On-site regeneration of transformer oil

    Regeneration of transformer oil at the transformer’s location is an important preventive measure of transformer servicing.   Transformer life time is, in essence, the life time of its insulation system. The most widely used insulation is liquid insulation (transformer oils) and solid insulation (paper, i.e. cellulose insulation). The oil provides for at ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Are inverters PV’s Achilles Heel?

    The organizers of the Utility Scale PV Yield Optimization Conference & Expo, gained exclusive access with Michael Levi, Senior Director Worldwide Marketing from Satcon to talk about the inverter market for utility solar projects, how they are positioning themselves in a competitive market and how reliable are these key components. Q1:  What segment of the solar market are you ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • A new application of hydrogen

    A new application of hydrogen is being deployed which is helping solve humanity’s ever-evolving energy woes. Traditionally, hydrogen has a large number of applications – used in everything from industrial products to food packaging. Ammonia used in fertilizer and industrial processes amounted to 160 Million tons worldwide in 2011; hydrogen is a primary component in ammonia. The market ...


    By Verde LLC

  • Why clean transformer oil?

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  • The Emerging Power of Microgrids

    Over many decades, the centralized power grid — a one-way flow of electricity, generated by large, remote power plants and distributed over miles of transmission lines to homes and businesses — succeeded in delivering electricity across continents to billions. But in recent years the system’s shortcomings have become increasingly ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Recyclone MH to Reduce Particulate Matter from a biomass boiler burning a mixture of mesocarp fibre and palm kernel shell (137 620 m3/h at 320ºC) - Case Study

    Foreword Advanced Cyclone Systems, S.A. (ACS) designed and supplied a Hurricane Cyclone System for Tradewinds Plantation Management SDN BHD in Malaysia, with the objective of reducing Particulate Matter (PM) emitted by a Palm Waste Boiler from 500mg/Nm3 to less than 150mg/Nm3. ...

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