Automatic Generation Control of Multigeneration Power System


Load frequency Control (LFC) is used for many years as part of Automatic Generation Control (AGC) in power system around the world. In a mixed power system, it is usual to find an area regulated by hydro generation interconnected to another area regulated by thermal generation or in combination of both. In the following study, performance of AGC for Thermal, Hydro and Thermal turbine based power system is examined, including how frequency bias setting influences AGC response and inadvertent interchange. Control performance analysis of three area interconnected systems is simulated and studied through Matlab Simulink software. Integral square error and Integral time absolute error has been used as performance criterion. It is shown that integral time absolute error (ITAE) as performance index leads to faster optimization of controller gain.

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Aziz, A. , Mto, A. and Stojsevski, A. (2014) Automatic Generation Control of Multigeneration Power System. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 2, 312-333. doi: 10.4236/jpee.2014.24043.

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