26 May '17, 6pm

What can a #microgrid offer that a larger grid can't? Think small, flexible, & quick. Learn more about @NREL R&D

What can a #microgrid offer that a larger grid can't? Think small, flexible, & quick. Learn more about @NREL R&D

1-MW high-bandwidth grid simulator: a completely programmable AC power source is decoupled from the utility. High-resolution load banks: independent phase control, programmable load profiles, and a full range of power factors make it possible to test a wide variety of load scenarios. Diesel generators: because diesel generators are traditional microgrid components, three different generator sets with various control options are available for microgrid integration efforts. DC power supplies: the ESIF's full suite of DC simulation capability includes a 1.5-MW photovoltaic (PV) simulator, three bidirectional DC supplies for battery simulation up to 700 kilowatts (kW), and a 10-kW rooftop PV array. Lithium-ion batteries: 100-kW and 80-kWh packs for use in both controls and power electronics development as well as microgrid integration work. Advanced inverters: an array of adva...

Full article: https://www.nrel.gov/esif/microgrids.html

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