Document Type : Research paper


1 Department of Technical & Engineering, Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran

2 Department of Electrical Engineering, Khomeinishahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran.

3 Emeritus professor of the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology.


This paper proposes a new adaptive controller for the robust control of a grid-connected multi-DG microgrid (MG) with the main aim of output active power and reactive power regulation as well as busbar voltage regulation of DGs. In addition, this paper proposes a simple systematic method for the dynamic analysis including the shunt and series faults that are assumed to occur in the MG. The presented approach is based on the application of the slowly time-variant or quasi-steady-state sequence networks of the MG. At each time step, the connections among the MG and DGs are shown by injecting positive and negative current sources obtained by controlling the DGs upon the sliding mode control in the normal and abnormal operating conditions of the MG. Performance of the proposed adaptive sliding mode controller (ASMC) is compared to that of a proportional-integral (PI)-based power controller and SMC current controller. The validation and effectiveness of the presented method are supported by simulation results in MATLAB-Simulink.


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