Jorge Cortés

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Model predictive control for transient frequency regulation of power networks
Y. Zhang, J. Cortés
Automatica, to appear


Abstract

This paper introduces a control strategy to simultaneously achieve asymptotic stabilization and transient frequency regulation of power networks. The control command is generated by iteratively solving an open-loop control cost minimization problem with stability and transient frequency constraints. To deal with the non-convexity of the stability constraint, we propose a convexification strategy that uses a reference trajectory based on the system's current state. We also detail how to employ network partitions to implement the proposed control strategy in a distributed way, where each region only requires system information from neighboring regions to execute its controller.

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