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Bi-directional converter

Bi-directional converter

Layer Electronics, which is still aiming for continuous development, has developed a project along with the ENEA – Agenzia nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l’energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) and the DIEETCAM of the University of Palermo: a prototype of bi-directional converter completely controlled by DSP, fed by renewable energy sources (solar, wind, …) and by a storage system (lead-acid, NiCd, Li-Ion, NaNiCl2).

The conversion system is able to perform actions of local control, and to respond to remote control signals in order to:

Contribute to processes of regulation of the voltage and frequency of the electrical system in grid connection;

Support the voltage and frequency, maintaining their values within predetermined ranges of variation in stand-alone;

Keep adequate power quality indices in all the operating conditions.

According to the needs, the Aton storage converter will work as:

a grid connected inverter from a storage system (lead-acid, NiCd, Li-Ion, NaNiCl2);

an off-grid inverter from a storage system (lead-acid, NiCd, Li-Ion, NaNiCl2) to supply loads during a blackout (the so-called “UPS mode”);

a Power Factor Correction (PFC) charger from mains to recharge the storage system (lead-acid, NiCd, Li-Ion, NaNiCl2).

The Aton series of storage bi-directional converters represents the state-of-the-art in quality and technology, accumulated by LAYER ELECTRONICS in more than 50 years of experience in the field of the stabilization and static conversion of the energy.

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