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Battery Energy Storage System for Grid Connected Power System

M. Ramasubramanian, M. Thirumarimurugan



The electrical energy generated through renewable energy sources is stored and dispatched to the grid using the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). This study presents a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) with special design and power conversion system. The power conversion system is provided with an automatic power converter and controller enhanced by a faster response. This study also deals with power quality, grid frequency regulation, energy dispatching, renewable energy smoothing and leveling, reliability improvement and arbitrage. The simulation shows the best performance of the BESS for various step changes in the plant set point. This is a grid level BESS project simulated using MATLAB/SIMULINK model.


Keywords: Power quality, smoothing, leveling, SIMULINK, MATLAB


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