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SUBHARMONIC POWER LINE CARRIER BASED ISLAND DETECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

United States Patent Application

20170077703
A1
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Systems and methods for identifying an island condition in a power distribution system and disconnecting distributed generators in the case of islanding. The systems and methods are used to enable reliable detection of island formation with high false-trip immunity, for any combination of distributed energy resources, and for distributed energy resources using grid support functions.
Ropp, Michael (Brookings, SD), Perlenfein, Scott (Brookings, SD), Neely, Jason C. (Albuquerque, NM), Gonzalez, Sigifredo (Albuquerque, NM), Rashkin, Lee Joshua (Albuquerque, NM)
15/ 213,191
July 18, 2016
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0002] The Government has rights to this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.