DC /DC converters as DC circuit-breakers in HVDC networks operation

Abstract : This paper presents the modeling and control of a DC/DC bidirectional converter suitable for medium voltage and power applications in Multi-Terminals HVDC (MT-HVDC) grids. Moreover its use as DC circuit-breaker is described. This is a new concept, against the contemporary studies of DC breakers, which could help for the implementation of MT-HVDC networks. The proposed multilevel topology is based on Dual Active Bridge (DAB). The overall control of the DC/DC converter is achieved by using a nonlinear control based in Lyapunov theory.
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Jimenez Carrizosa, Jorge Cortés, Abdelkrim Benchaib, Pedro Alou, Gilney Damm, et al.. DC /DC converters as DC circuit-breakers in HVDC networks operation. 16th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE-ECCE Europe 2014), Aug 2014, Lappeenranta, Finland. ⟨10.1109/EPE.2014.6910762⟩. ⟨hal-01133004⟩

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