Novel communication method between power converters for DC micro-grid applications

Lin, Zhengyu, Du, Jin, Wu, Jiande and He, Xiangning (2015). Novel communication method between power converters for DC micro-grid applications. IN: 2015 IEEE first International Conference on DC Microgrids proceedings. IEEE.

Abstract

Communication between power converters is vital for high performance DC micro-grids controls. However, for residential DC micro-grid applications, using external communication link would increase the system cost, and reduce the system flexibility and reliability. This paper presents a novel method to enable the conventional DC/DC converters to transmit data via the common DC Bus. With this technology, cost-effective low bandwidth communication links between power converters can be established within a DC micro-grid, and advanced distributed control algorithms can be developed. A reliable communication with 2 kbps transmission rate has been implemented between the Boost converters through the common input DC bus.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDCM.2015.7152016
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
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Event Title: 2015 IEEE 1st International Conference on DC Microgrids
Event Type: Other
Event Location: Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Event Dates: 2015-06-07 - 2015-06-10
Uncontrolled Keywords: DC micro-grid,power converter,communication,discrete Fourier Transform (DFT),modulation,demodulation,Energy Engineering and Power Technology,Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Full Text Link: http://ieeexplo ... unumber=7139319
Related URLs: http://www.scop ... tnerID=8YFLogxK (Scopus URL)
Published Date: 2015
Authors: Lin, Zhengyu ( 0000-0001-7733-2431)
Du, Jin
Wu, Jiande
He, Xiangning

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