Coordinated frequency and Voltage Overload Control of Smart Transformers

Giovanni De Carne, Giampaolo Buticchi, Marco Liserre, Panagiotis Marinakis, Costas Vournas

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20 Citations (Scopus)


A Smart Transformer (ST) is a power electronics-based transformer that aims not only to substitute the traditional transformer but to upgrade also the LV and MV grid. In order to limit the costs, the ST must be carefully designed, constraining the current carried by the ST. In this paper a Combined Frequency and Voltage Controller is proposed, in order to manage a possible overload without derating the ST. Aiming to reduce the current, this control enhances the ST security against the overload situation interacting with the local Distributed Generation (DG) and the local loads.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 IEEE Eindhoven PowerTech, PowerTech 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479976935
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE Eindhoven PowerTech, PowerTech 2015 - Eindhoven, Netherlands
Duration: 29 Jun 20152 Jul 2015

Publication series

Name2015 IEEE Eindhoven PowerTech, PowerTech 2015


ConferenceIEEE Eindhoven PowerTech, PowerTech 2015


  • Overcurrent Limitation
  • Overload control
  • Smart Transformer
  • Solid State Transformer
  • Voltage Control

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology


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