How does a generator synchronization panel work?
Generator synchronization is the process of matching parameters such as voltage, frequency, phase angle, phase sequence, and waveform of alternator (generator) or other source with a healthy or running power system. This is done before the generator is reconnected to the power system.
What happens if generator is not synchronized?
Poor synchronizing can: Damage the generator and the prime mover because of mechanical stresses caused by rapid acceleration or deceleration, bringing the rotating masses into synchronism (exactly matched speed and rotor angle) with the power system.
What is DG synchronization panel?
Diesel Generator synchronization is the process of matching technical electrical parameters such as voltage, frequency, phase angle, phase sequence, and waveform of Diesel generator with a healthy or running power system. This is required to be done just before the generator is reconnected to the power system.
Can 2 generators be connected together?
Paralleling generators or running generator in parallel, simply put is; connecting two generators (often of same brand and size) together to provide double the power. This connection will work together in a way that increases the watt amount that goes into your home or RV.
How do generators synchronized?
A Generator cannot deliver power to electric power system unless its voltage, frequency and other parameters are exactly matched with the network. Synchronization is accomplished by controlling the exciter current and the engine speed of the generator.
Why do we need to parallel generators?
Why use generators in parallel? Generators are used in parallel to increase the total system size and increase redundancy. It may also be more cost effective to combine several smaller units in preference to one larger unit.
Can you parallel any generator?
Generators designed to be paralleled are perfectly safe as long as you follow the manufacturer's instructions, use the proper required cables, and ensure that the generators you are using to parallel are compatible with each other as determined by the manufacturer.