Mohammad Reza Miveh

Mohammad Reza Miveh
Tafresh University · Department of Electrical Engineering

Ph.D. of Electrical Engineering

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Microgrid protection and control in islanding mode for Arak distribution networks

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One of the main barriers for the wide penetration of fuel cell electric vehicles is the lack of proper infrastructures for hydrogen transportation that hinders the implantation of refuelling stations. This barrier could be overcome by deploying onsite hydrogen generators based on mature electrolysis and hydrogen storage technologies. This way, the...
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During grid fault conditions, a photovoltaic (PV) power plant must stay connected to the power system, and injects reactive power to support the grid voltage. In this condition, the compensation of active/reactive power oscillations is extremely important to achieve a higher reliability and stability in the power system. This study proposes an enha...
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This paper presents a model predictive control (MPC) and its application on a three‐phase four‐leg inverter in an islanded mini‐grid to compensate for unbalanced load conditions while minimizing the neutral‐to‐ground voltage (NGV). The proposed approach uses the novel discrete‐time model of the four‐leg inverter and LC filter to predict the control...
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Nowadays, microgrids are emerging as an invaluable framework for the integration of renewable energy sources and demand response programs. In such systems, energy storage facilities are also frequently deployed to properly manage surplus energy from renewable sources on pursuing more efficient management of the system. Hybrid storage systems in whi...
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In this paper, a stochastic transmission expansion planning (TEP) in the presence of wind farms under uncertain load and wind source conditions when reliability and N-1 contingency is taken into consideration is proposed. The main aim of the suggested TEP is to minimize the total planning cost while satisfying techno-economic constraints. In this p...
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Accurate impedance parameters of power system equipment are the basis of network analysis programs like power follow studies, fault location, etc. Online system equipment parameters identification has been a practicable study by means of synchronized voltage and current phasors captured through the installed phasor measurement units (PMUs) at the n...
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In recent years, multi-energy microgrids (MEMGs) have emerged as an invaluable framework for enabling the use of clean and efficient electro-thermal resources as well as the integration of multi-energy storage facilities. Uncertainties modelling in such systems is a challenge because of the heterogeneity of the resources and consumers involved. Thi...
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This paper presents a new harmonic compensation system using filter compensator devices in a hybrid Micro-grid (MG). In order to reduce the amplitude of current and voltage harmonics, two separate systems, including a switched power filter compensator (SPFC) and a switched active power filter (SAPF) have been used in the AC side of the MG. The gain...
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span lang="EN-US">Stand-alone low voltage (LV) microgrids supplying small local loads far from the utility grid are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to a total reliance on the centralized utility grid. In most of LV microgrids, three-phase four-wire distribution systems are used to supply both single- and three-phase loads. Unequal dist...
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This paper deals with investigating the Optimal Power Flow (OPF) solution of power systems considering Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) devices and wind power generation under uncertainty. The Krill Herd Algorithm (KHA), as a new meta-heuristic approach, is employed to cope with the OPF problem of power systems, incorporating FACTS devices...
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This paper proposes an improved probabilistic load and distributed energy resources (DERs) modeling as pseudo measurements by considering the correlation in order to be used for distribution network state estimation. Two-point method (TPM) is applied for modeling of pseudo measurements. The proposed method has the ability to estimate the states of...
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The main purpose of this research is to design a new connection of AC/DC microgrids to the grid under power compensation methods to reduce and eliminate harmonics amplitude, Active and Reactive power, etc., by some of the filter compensation devices. It has been applied to the green plug filter compensator (GPFC) to stabilize the dynamic state and...
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In recent years, grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) power generations have become the most extensively used energy resource among other types of renewable energies. Increasing integration of PV sources into the power network and their dynamic performances under fault conditions is an important issue for grid code requirements. In this paper, a PV sou...
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The main goal of generation expansion planning (GEP) and transmission expansion planning (TEP) is to expand the power system to satisfy the increasing demand of electricity while maintaining efficient operation of the system. The major objective of this study is to propose a dynamic, robust GEP–TEP expansion planning in the presence of wind farms c...
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This paper presents an improved control strategy to cancel the double grid frequency oscillations in the active power, reactive power, and DC-link voltage of a three-phase grid-connected Photovoltaic (PV) system under unbalanced grid condition. To achieve these goals, an enhanced Positive-Negative-Sequence Control (PNSC) to remove oscillations of a...
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This study deals with multiobjective reactive power planning, considering the uncertainties of load demand and wind power generation. The main feature of the current study is to examine the impact of multiple uncertainties on Reactive Power Planning (RPP), while several objectives exist. To fulfill this goal, the Information Gap Decision Theory (IG...
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The static synchronous series compensator (SSSC) can add a series reactance to the transmission line, and when it is fed using auxiliary signals, it can participate in damping inter-area oscillations by changing the series reactance. In this paper, the effect of the SSSC on small-signal stability is investigated. The design of a controller for damp...
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This paper deals with investigating Optimal Power Flow (OPF) solution of power systems considering Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) devices and wind power generation under uncertainty. The Krill Herd Algorithm (KHA), as a new meta-heuristic approach, is employed to cope with the OPF problem of power systems, incorporating FACTS devices and...
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Recently, renewable energy resources and their impacts have sparked a heated debate to resolve the Australian energy crisis. There are many projects launched throughout the country to improve network security and reliability. This paper aims to review the current status of different renewable energy resources along with their impacts on society and...
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This paper presents an improved multi-objective probabilistic Reactive Power Planning (RPP) in power systems ‎considering uncertainties of load demand and wind power generation. The proposed method is capable of simultaneously (1) reducing the reactive power investment ‎cost, (2) minimizing the total active power losses, (3) improving the voltage s...
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This paper presents an improved multi-objective probabilistic Reactive Power Planning (RPP) in power systems ‎considering uncertainties of load demand and wind power generation. The proposed method is capable of simultaneously (1) reducing the reactive power investment ‎cost, (2) minimizing the total active power losses, (3) improving the voltage s...
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This paper suggests a new energy management system for a grid-connected microgrid with various renewable energy resources including a photovoltaic (PV), wind turbine (WT), fuel cell (FC), micro turbine (MT) and battery energy storage system (BESS). For the PV system operating in the microgrid, an innovative mathematical modelling is presented. In t...
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p>Recently, researchers have shown an increased interest in renewable energy sources (RESs) to improve power quality, reliability and stability of the power system. However, RESs require proper control strategies to ride through grid disturbances and stay connected to the main grid for the stability contribution. Moreover, the control of them relie...
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The global warming problem together with the environmental issues has already pushed the governments to replace the conventional fossil-fuel vehicles with Electric Vehicles (EVs) having less emission. This replacement has led to adding a huge number of EVs with the capability of connecting to the grid. It is noted that the presence of such vehicles...
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With the innovative progresses in power electronics in recent years, photovoltaic (PV) systems emerged as one of the promising sources for electricity generation at the distribution network. Nonetheless, connection of PV power plants to the utility grid under abnormal conditions has become a significant issue and novel grid codes should be recommen...
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This paper proposes an improved hierarchical control strategy consists of a primary and a secondary layer for a three-phase 4-wire microgrid under unbalanced and nonlinear load conditions. The primary layer is comprised of a multi-loop control strategy to provide balanced output voltages, a harmonic compensator to reduce the total harmonic distorti...
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This paper suggests improved control strategies using Fuzzy Gain Scheduling of Proportional-Integral-Derivative (FGS-PID) controller for a hybrid Photovoltaic (PV) and Battery Energy Storage (BES) system under different weather conditions. The proposed scheme is implemented using a two-level control system structure, combining the benefits of the P...
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This paper proposes a current control strategy for a Photovoltaic (PV) system in three-phase three-wire grid-connected microgrids under unbalanced and nonlinear load conditions. The proposed control strategy comprise of a multi-loop control technique to provide balanced output current, multi-resonant harmonic compensator to reduce the Total Harmoni...
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span lang="EN-US">Power quality is a concern for utility and grid operators due to a large penetration of intermittent and stochastic renewable power generation sources. One of the major concerns, when designing and controlling grid-feeding photovoltaic (PV) inverters is meeting the grid requirements. International grid requirements demand low-volt...
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This paper suggests an enhanced control scheme for a four-leg battery energy storage systems (BESS) under unbalanced and nonlinear load conditions operating in the isolated microgrid. Simplicity, tiny steady-state error, fast transient response, and low total harmonic distortion (THD) are the main advantages of the method. Firstly, a new decoupled...
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Mitigation of harmonics for a grid-connected inverter is an important element to stabilize the control and the quality of current injected into the grid. This paper deals with the control method of a three-phase Grid-Connected Inverter (GCI) Photovoltaic (PV) system, which is based on the zero-sequence current adjuster. The proposed method is capab...
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In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in three-phase four-leg voltage source inverters (VSIs) due to several benefits that they provide for three-phase four-wire distribution systems and microgrids. This study presents a novel control strategy for a three-phase four-leg VSI in the synchronous reference frame. The challenge is to co...
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Power quality is a concern for utility and grid operators due to a large penetration of intermittent and stochastic renewable power generation sources. One of the major concerns, when designing and controlling grid-feeding photovoltaic (PV) inverters is meeting the grid requirements. International grid requirements demand low-voltage ride-through (...
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This paper proposes a novel control strategy for load sharing between several Distributed Generation (DG) units in a stand-alone micro grid (MG). The goal is, guide the generation unit in a MG to maintain the system frequency and voltage profile by responding to any load changes. This paper proposes a new droop control strategy to control the outpu...
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The application of the four-leg inverter as an effective interface for renewable and sustainable distributed energy resources (DERs) is gaining more attention with the advances in power electronics technology. One of the key technologies in inverter-based distributed generation (DG) systems is the four-leg voltage source inverter (VSI) that is util...
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The need to increase access to electricity has played a significant role in economic and technical growth within international development. In this respect, Distributed Generation Sources (DGSs) have become more important in recent years for supplementing traditional fossil energy resources for power generation. DGS units can operate in parallel to...
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The use of a new control method for grid-connected inverters for reducing the output current harmonic distortion in a wide range of grid-connected distributed generation (DG) applications, including wind turbine (WT) and fuel cell (FC) inverters is proposed in this paper. The control method designed to eliminate main harmonics in a microgrid (MG) a...
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The use of a new control method for grid-connected inverters for reducing the output current harmonic distortion in a wide range of grid-connected distributed generation (DG) applications, including wind turbine (WT) and fuel cell (FC) inverters is proposed in this paper. The control method designed to eliminate main harmonics in a microgrid (MG) a...
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In recent years, renewable energy sources have been considered the most encouraging resources for grid and off-grid power generation. This paper presents an improved current control strategy for a three-phase photovoltaic grid-connected inverter (GCI) under unbalanced and nonlinear load conditions. It is challenging to suppress the harmonic content...
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The use of a new control method for grid-connected inverters for reducing the output current harmonic distortion in a wide range of grid-connected distributed generation (DG) applications, including wind turbine (WT) and fuel cell (FC) inverters is proposed in this paper. The control method designed to eliminate main harmonics in a microgrid (MG) a...
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This paper proposes an improved multiloop control strategy for a three-phase four-leg voltage source inverter (VSI) operating with highly unbalanced loads in an autonomous distribution network. The main objective is to balance the output voltages of the four-leg inverter under unbalanced load conditions. The proposed control strategy consists of a...
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The growing interest in sharing the renewable-energy resources in power microgrids presents major challenge from the perspective of reliable operation and control of the power systems. The issue of the microgrids autonomous control has received a considerable attention in the last decade. As the architecture of the power system control, a hierarchi...
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Multi-functional voltage source inverters (VSIs) have attracted increasing attention in recent years for their advantageous auxiliary services for power quality enhancement in autonomous microgrids. These types of VSIs can not only achieve a proper control scheme in autonomous mode but also cope with the prescribed power quality and stability requi...
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In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in applying micro-grid systems not only to improve reliability but also to enhance power quality. One of the major challenges associated with the implementation of micro-grids is to design an appropriate protection scheme which has the ability to protect micro-grids in both grid-connected and i...
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Micro-grids are becoming increasingly popular to consumers and as such in the future, a great number of them will be installed at consumer’s sites. In this way, conventional distribution grid structures that accept distributed generation connections may face serious problems when their grid control and protection functions become more complicated....
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This paper presents a survey on the research and applications of the pumped storage plants based on the published papers in trying to provide a suitable picture of the development of this electric load regulation approach. Moreover, the paper summaries two separate pumped storage power plants projects, one in America (Seneca) and another in Iran (S...
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A micro-grid is an aggregation of electrical and heat loads and small capacity micro-sources operating as a single controllable unit at the low or medium voltage level. Nowadays, digital telecommunications have been used in many industrial applications which micro-grid protection has also been benefited. Occurred challenges in distribution network...
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Generally during recent decades due to development of power systems, the methods for delivering electrical energy to consumers, and because of voltage variations is a very important problem ,the power plants follow this criteria. The good solution for improving transfer and distribution of electrical power the majority of consumers prefer to use en...
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In spite of several advantages provided by conventional power systems, technical, economic and environmental benefits have let to gradual development of Micro-Grid systems. The Micro-Grid can operate in both grid-connected and autonomous modes that challenges the traditional over-current protection schemes. The challenges necessitate application of...
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Microgrid technology is increasing developing for efficient utilization of distributed generation (DG) sources in line with reliability and power quality improvement. Changes in power flow as well as in short circuit levels of network points in the case of fault event at grid connected or islanded modes, leads to problems in coordination among prot...
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One of the most suitable choices for storing the electrical energy is pumped storage plant. The system absorbs energy during off-peak and produces energy at peak load. This paper presents a survey on the research and applications of the pumped storage plants based on the published papers in trying to provide a suitable picture of the development of...
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Microgrids are becoming increasingly attractive to consumers and in the near future, a great number of them will be installed in consumer's sites. Microgrids can operate in both grid connected and islanded modes and make use of DG (Distributed Generation) technologies such as micro-turbine, fuel cell, photo voltaic system together with storage devi...
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The power industry experience revolution known as "Power Industry Structure Renewal" mainly due to increasing progresses in science and technology which will result in a gradual change in methods of communication with energy tools. Part of the revolution is the application of small generation units in power generation; units with lower generation v...