IJREE- Volume 2 Issue 2 Paper 6


Author’s Name :  Mohanapriya V | Manimegalai V

Volume 02 Issue 02  Year 2015  ISSN No:  2349-2503  Page no: 22-25



The present modern power system is getting more complex and dynamic day by day. These Dynamic changes can be effectively handled by integrating renewable sources to the grid. The optimal usage of renewable sources will improve the overall performance of the electrical utility. Renewable energy sources and non-linear loads connected to grid have adverse effects on the power quality of the system. This paper presents PI control based Active Power Filter (APF) to improve the power quality of the grid at source side with effective integration of renewable sources. The model presents optimal usage of renewable sources and avoids the usage of battery by replacing with solar energy unit (SEU). The performance of proposed model with PI controller based APF is validated using MATLAB/SIMULINK.

Key words:

Renewable Energy, Distributed Generation, Power quality, Photo Voltaic, shunt Active filter, control Algorithm


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