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Stability boundary analysis in single-phase grid-connected inverters with PLL by LTP theory

Salis, Valerio; Costabeber, Alessando; Cox, Stephen M.; Zanchetta, Pericle; Formentini, Andrea

Authors

Valerio Salis

Alessando Costabeber alessandro.costabeber@nottingham.ac.uk

Stephen M. Cox stephen.cox@nottingham.ac.uk

Pericle Zanchetta pericle.zanchetta@nottingham.ac.uk

Andrea Formentini ezzaf1@exmail.nottingham.ac.uk



Abstract

Stability analysis of power converters in AC net¬works is complex due to the non-linear nature of the conversion systems. Whereas interactions of converters in DC networks can be studied by linearising about the operating point, the extension of the same approach to AC systems poses serious challenges, especially for single-phase or unbalanced three-phase systems. A general method for stability analysis of power converters suitable for single-phase or unbalanced AC networks is presented in this paper, based on Linear Time Periodic (LTP) theory. A single-phase grid-connected inverter with PLL is considered as case study. It is demonstrated that the stability boundaries can be precisely evaluated by the proposed method, despite the non-linearity introduced by the PLL. Simulation and experimental results from a 10kW laboratory prototype are provided to confirm the effectiveness of the proposed analysis.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date May 1, 2018
Journal IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Print ISSN 0885-8993
Electronic ISSN 0885-8993
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 33
Issue 5
APA6 Citation Salis, V., Costabeber, A., Cox, S. M., Zanchetta, P., & Formentini, A. (2018). Stability boundary analysis in single-phase grid-connected inverters with PLL by LTP theory. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 33(5), doi:10.1109/TPEL.2017.2714860
DOI https://doi.org/10.1109/TPEL.2017.2714860
Keywords Linear Time Periodic Systems, Harmonic State Space Model, Stability Analysis, Power Converters, PLL
Publisher URL http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7947192/
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