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Hardware testing of photovoltaic inverter loss of mains protection performance

Abdulhadi, I. and Dysko, A. (2016) Hardware testing of photovoltaic inverter loss of mains protection performance. In: 13th International Conference on Development in Power System Protection 2016 (DPSP). IET. ISBN 978-1-78561-138-4

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Abstract

This paper presents the findings from hardware testing of photovoltaic inverters in a realistic low voltage network setting. The objective of the tests was to evaluate the performance of inverter built-in loss of mains protection. The evaluation focuses on ensuring that this protection operates as expected during islanding situations, while avoiding spurious tripping during severe grid disturbances.