Provision of Ancillary Services by a Smart Microgrid: An OPF Approach

Martinez-Ramos J. L., Marano-Marcolini A., Garcia-Lopez F. P., Almagro-Yravedra F., ÖNEN A., Yoldas Y., ...More

International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST), Sevilla, Spain, 10 - 12 September 2018 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/sest.2018.8495883
  • City: Sevilla
  • Country: Spain
  • Abdullah Gül University Affiliated: Yes


Ancillary services are all services required by the transmission (TSO) or distribution system operator (DSO) to maintain the integrity and stability of the transmission or distribution system as well as the power quality. Ancillary services that can be provided by a microgrid in grid-connected operation are frequency control support, voltage control support, congestion management, reduction of grid losses, and improvement of power quality.