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IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica

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Gang Chen and Ening Feng, "Distributed Secondary Control and Optimal Power Sharing in Microgrids," IEEE/CAA J. of Autom. Sinica, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 304-312, 2015.
Citation: Gang Chen and Ening Feng, "Distributed Secondary Control and Optimal Power Sharing in Microgrids," IEEE/CAA J. of Autom. Sinica, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 304-312, 2015.

Distributed Secondary Control and Optimal Power Sharing in Microgrids


This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (61273108), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (106112013CDJZR175501), and the Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry.

  • We address the control problem of microgrids and present a fully distributed control system which consists of primary controller, secondary controller, and optimal active power sharing controller. Different from the existing control structure in microgrids, all these controllers are implemented as local controllers at each distributed generator. Thus, the requirement for a central controller is obviated. The performance analysis of the proposed control systems is provided, and the finite-time convergence properties for distributed secondary frequency and voltage controllers are achieved. Moreover, the distributed control system possesses the optimal active power sharing property. In the end, a microgrid test system is investigated to validate the effectiveness of the proposed control strategies.


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