Study of voltage stability on photovoltaic integration into Lombok power system

M. A. Budiansyah, T. Putra, D. R. Aryani, A. R. Utomo

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Photovoltaic (PV) is known as an intermittent energy source so that the impacts need to be calculated by the developer. In order to ensure the presence of PV does not cause the reliability of the system interrupted, developers are required to perform the stability study before the integration. In this paper, voltage stability study is done by using various PV capacities ranging from 5 MWp to 15 MWp in systems with a capable capacity of 90.79 MW using software ETAP 12.6.0. PV generation is set at the maximum site irradiance where power drop due to weather condition. The analysis shows the system stabilized in less than 50 seconds where the voltage disturbance does not exceed 10% for PV with a capacity of 5 and 10 MWp which is connected to a distribution network. Meanwhile, PV with a capacity of 15 MWp requires load release in order to regain stability.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012054
JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2019
EventBroad Exposure to Science and Technology 2019, BEST 2019 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 7 Aug 20198 Aug 2019


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