Experimental validation of an advanced DC protection scheme for enabling an LVDC last mile distribution network

Abdullah Emhemed, Chung Fong, Graeme Burt

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LVDC distribution systems have the potential to support future realisation of smart grids functionality. They do however present significant protection challenges that existing schemes based on DC fuses and conventional circuit breakers cannot manage due to slow device performance. Therefore, this research introduces an advanced protection scheme that addresses the outstanding challenges facing realisation of last mile DC distribution. The developed scheme has been validated using experimental testing.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 18 Nov 2014
EventTop & Tail Annual Technical Review Meeting - November 2014 - UK, Southampton, United Kingdom
Duration: 17 Nov 201418 Nov 2014


ConferenceTop & Tail Annual Technical Review Meeting - November 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


  • smart grids
  • energy
  • DC distribution
  • LVDC
  • DC protection

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