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Theoretical analysis of a five-level voltage source modular inverter for renewable energy applications

Adam, G.P. and Anaya-Lara, O. and Burt, G.M. (2009) Theoretical analysis of a five-level voltage source modular inverter for renewable energy applications. In: Ninth IASTED European Conference on Power and Energy Systems - EuroPES 2009, 2009-09-07 - 2009-09-09.

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Abstract

The principle of operation, theoretical basis of pulse width modulation and capacitors voltage balancing method of a five-level modular inverter are presented. Several load scenarios are considered such as operation with different modulation indices, load power factors, imbalance load, symmetrical and asymmetrical faults. In addition, a scenario with utility interface of storage system is considered. Computer simulations in Matlab Simulink environment are used to validate the operation of the inverter.