Distributed Event-Triggered Sliding Mode Control for Voltage Synchronization of DC Microgrid Using Leader–Follower Consensus Protocol

  • Jatin Savaliya
  • Keyurkumar PatelEmail author
  • Axaykumar Mehta
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 604)


This paper presents a secondary voltage control with the help of a distributed event-triggered sliding mode control for DC microgrid along with  primary droop control mechanism. The proposed leader-following protocol with event triggered mechanism synchronizes the voltage magnitude of each follower Distributed Generation units (DGUs) with the leader agent (GDU) in a DC microgrid. The proposed distributed event-triggered sliding mode control reduces information exchange among distributed generator agents without compromising desired performance. Finally the effectiveness of the designed control mechanism is validated through simulation of DC microgrid in MATLAB/Simulink.


Event-trigger Multi-agent system (MAS) Leader–follower consensus DC microgrid Secondary voltage synchronization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jatin Savaliya
    • 1
  • Keyurkumar Patel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Axaykumar Mehta
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Infrastructure Technology Research and Management (IITRAM)AhmedabadIndia

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