Efficient Control Parameter Improvements for Inverter-Based Island Grids by Means of Eigenvalue Analysis

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This paper proposes a target-oriented approach for quick parameter adjustments of controllers for grid-forming converter systems. By combining parameter sensitivity analysis with participation factors, the method identifies states and controller instances contributing to unfavorable system behavior. Accounting for eigenvalue damping ratio sensitivity, it overcomes the comparability issue of sensitivity parameters. Visualizing participation factors and eigenvalue sensitivities enables engineers to quickly modify control systems. Simulations demonstrate the method’s effectiveness in identifying critical parameters and suggesting adjustments for improved system performance. This approach offers a practical tool for engineers dealing with the challenges of grid-forming converter control system design.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2023 25th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'23 ECCE Europe)
Number of pages8
ISBN (electronic)9789075815412
ISBN (print)979-8-3503-1678-0
Publication statusPublished - 8 Sept 2023


Title2023 25th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications
Abbreviated titleEPE'23 ECCE Europe
Conference number25
Duration4 - 8 September 2023
LocationAalborg Congress and Culture Center

External IDs

ORCID /0000-0003-4869-3216/work/144671345
Scopus 85175183693
Mendeley ab5b515a-7b30-3b54-a54b-48bb03bff057



  • Damping, Visualization, Sensitivity analysis, System performance, Europe, Control systems, Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, Eigen-value Analysis, Grid-Forming Converter, Microgrid, Stability Analysis, Virtual Synchronous Machine