Title Realization of a 10 kW MES Power to Methane Plant Based on Unified AC/DC Converter
Authors Shahparasti M. , Luna A. , Rocabert J. , Bosch P. , RODRÍGUEZ CORTÉS, PEDRO
External publication No
Means IEEE Energy Convers. Congr. Expo., ECCE
Scope Conference Paper
Nature Científica
Web https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85060305332&doi=10.1109%2fECCE.2018.8558013&partnerID=40&md5=a5dea4e3293cd6fe7cabe932b0267dea
Publication date 01/01/2018
Scopus Id 2-s2.0-85060305332
DOI 10.1109/ECCE.2018.8558013
Abstract This paper presents a galvanic isolated multi output AC/DC topology that is suitable for Microbial electrosynthesis (MES) based Power to Methane energy storage systems. The presented scheme utilizes a three phase back to back converters, a single-input and multiple-output three phase transformer, single diode rectifiers and buck converters that employ a proper interconnection between MES cells and the mains. The proposed topology merges all the required single phase AC/DC converters as a unified converter which reduces the overall system size and provides system integrity and overall controllability. The proposed control scheme allows to achieve the following desired goals:1) Simultaneous control of all cells; 2) Absorbing power from the grid and covert to methane when the electricity price goes down; 3) the power factor and the quality of grid current is under control; 4) Supplying MES cells at the optimal operating point. For verification of system performance, Real time simulation results that are obtained from a 10-kW MES energy storage are presented. © 2018 IEEE.
Keywords Computer aided software engineering; DC-DC converters; Electric energy storage; Electric power system control; Energy conversion; Methane; Quality control; Topology; AC/DC power conversion; Back-to-ba
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