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Fuzzy logic control of energy storage system in microgrid operation

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Thillainathan Logenthiran, Dr Wai Lok Woo, Dr Khalid Abidi



This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a conference proceedings (inc. abstract) that has been published in its final definitive form by IEEE, 2016.

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Singapore looks forward to become a smart nation. Working towards smart nation and smart grid, smart homes are the fundamental building units of power distribution system. Smart home can have photovoltaic system and storage system together with electrical vehicles. This paper presents modeling and simulation of smart home energy management system on LabVolt Home Energy Production Training System. A smart home system is implemented by a photovoltaic (PV) module, battery storage modules, DC/AC converters and load modules. The objective of the Home Energy Management System is to supply electricity to the loads while maintaining comfort level of the residents. The created system provides a platform for simulating and analyzing real-time power flow among the modules efficiently. The simulation studies were carried out on different configurations of the modules which include DC sub-grid, single phase stand alone with an inverter and single phase grid-tied with an inverter. This paper further discusses advantages and disadvantages of each configuration.

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Author(s): Teo TT, Logenthiran T, Woo WL, Abidi K

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 2016 IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies - Asia (ISGT-Asia)

Year of Conference: 2016

Online publication date: 26/12/2016

Acceptance date: 09/06/2016

Date deposited: 20/03/2017

ISSN: 2378-8542

Publisher: IEEE


DOI: 10.1109/ISGT-Asia.2016.7796362

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ISBN: 9781509052288