Laboratory-Scale Microgrid System for Control of Power Distribution in Local Energy Networks – Part II: Implementation and Case Study

  • Rasel Mahmud
  • Arash NejadpakEmail author


In this chapter, we provide the detailed implementation of the proposed microgrid framework in part I. As a case study, a droop-based load sharing algorithm with the capability of controlling the active and reactive power have been implemented. Several load sharing scenarios have been studied to verify the capability of the suggested prototype in performance evaluation and verification of different control strategies in microgrid systems. The performed experiments confirm the capacity of the proposed structure in microgrid research and development (R&D), as well as education.


Microgrid Design Hardware Testbed Distributed generation Droop control Load sharing Simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of North DakotaGrand ForksUSA
  2. 2.National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)GoldenUSA
  3. 3.Electrical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of North DakotaGrand ForksUSA

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