Reliability Analysis of Power Electronic-based Power Systems

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Abstract

In power electronic-based power systems (PEPS), challenges are arising such as how to ensure a reliable power system, although increasingly efforts have been made to enhance the reliability of power electronics at the component-level and converter-level. Existing methods for single converter reliability analysis might not be scalable for system-level reliability analysis in power systems. Thus, this paper presents a general concept on the reliability analysis in PEPS to curb the arising issues. The concept considers the individual reliability matrices and more importantly, takes the complicated interactions and cross coupling-effects among multiple converters into account and thereby improve the reliability of next generation power systems. This will be beneficial for power system operators, end-users and the average electrical consumer with the possibility to decrease the costs related to component failures, maintenance and also system downtime as a result of advancing the system reliability.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2019 International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST)
Number of pages6
PublisherIEEE Press
Publication dateSep 2019
Pages1-6
Article number8849090
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-7281-1156-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2019
Event2019 International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST) - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 9 Sep 201911 Sep 2019

Conference

Conference2019 International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST)
CountryPortugal
CityPorto
Period09/09/201911/09/2019

Keywords

  • Lifetime prediction
  • Power System
  • System interfaced mission profiles
  • System-level reliability

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