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ISSN 2347-4289



Designing of a Smart Transformer

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AUTHOR(S)

Gurjant Singh, 4th SEM, M.E. (EE), Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Mohali Dr. Inderpreet Kaur, Professor EEE Department, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Mohali

 

KEYWORDS

Index term: smart transformer, microgrid, voltage droop control, on load tap changing transformer, smart transformer control strategies

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: As an integral part of the Smart Grid, smart transformers both work independently to constantly regulate voltage and maintain contact with the smart grid in order to allow remote administration if needed and to provide information and feedback about the power supply and the transformers themselves. Through a process known as voltage optimization, a smart transformer provides the exact amount of power that is needed, and responds instantly to fluctuations within the power grid, acting as a voltage regulator to ensure that the optimized voltage is undisturbed. Because they directly reduce energy consumption, smart transformers therefore directly reduce greenhouse gas emissions as well. As a recognized Smart transformer are a ready and significant source of LEED Points for any business or organization in pursuit of LEED certification. This makes them an important part of any energy retrofit or lighting retrofit. While smart transformers immediately reduce power consumption by providing a stable, optimal power supply that supplies electrical equipment with its ideal voltage, they also protect electrical equipment from power fluctuations – thereby helping electrical equipment last longer. In this paper we discuss on a continuous and discrete smart transformer which is accurate and fast respectively. The continuous smart transformer has a continuous turn ratio and it controls the microgrid side voltage without voltage steps, there for it increases the system accuracy and on another side discrete smart transformer has discrete turn ratio, the output is regulated between several discrete values and discrete smart transformer is less accurate.

 

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