An Enhanced DC-Bus Voltage-Control Loop for Single-Phase Grid-Connected DC/AC Converters

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IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2019, 34 (6), pp. 5819 - 5829
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© 1986-2012 IEEE. This paper presents a method to enhance the dc-bus voltage-control loop of a single-phase grid-connected dc/ac converter, which improves its responses in terms of oscillation on its dc-bus voltage as well as its output ac current. Conventionally, the double-frequency (2-f) ripple is reduced by using a large electrolyte capacitor, which increases the cost and size of the system. A state-of-the-art approach is to use a notch filter (NF) to block the 2-f ripple in the voltage-control loop. This can significantly reduce the capacitor size. The existing presentations of this method, however, do not integrate the internal dynamics of the NF into consideration. This paper proposes a new way of implementing the NF, which allows integration of its internal variables into the control loop. The resulted system exhibits enhanced transient responses at both the dc-bus voltage and the output ac current. The proposed method is analyzed in detail and its effectiveness is verified through simulations and experimental results.
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