Gerard Ledwich


Key words:

Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), Renewable energy, Power electronics, Distribution systems, Power system dynamics

Unlisted key words: asset management

Research description:

Research on grid connection for renewable energy systems grid connection to weak AC lines, Distribution compensators DSTATCOM UPQC Dynamic Voltage REgulator. The main aspect examined was the control strategies in weak and distorted systems.

Angle measurements for stability enhancement, Implementation of angle transducers, Using angles dusing normal operation to infer power system modes, daming and modeshapes

Laboratory facilities:

The main facilities are in the use of matlab and PSSE for stability studies. The use of TMS and ATMEL processors for development of inverters

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