A power distribution system’s main challenge is to provide consistent, reliable electricity to fulfill high demand. The incorporation of renewable energy sources into the utility grid system can be accomplished. However, renewable sources are intermittent in nature, and the loads work dynamically and cause imbalances to the system voltage within an immediate time frame. Intermittent renewable sources affect the voltage of the power grid system. Photovoltaic (PV) power generation with Z-source inverter (ZSI)–based dynamic voltage restorer (DVR) is used to avoid negative effects on the voltage. For step-up low direct current (dc) voltage to require alternating current voltage for the compensation of the voltage disturbance, ZSI with an energy storage impedance network is used. dc-dc converters connect the PV cell and the battery storage to the impedance source network. This article also incorporates an improved second-order generalized integrator (I-SOGI) control system for the generation of reference voltage signals. The I-SOGI control reference voltage generation approach greatly improves system performance and decreases the harmonic voltage. The voltage-related problems in the system connected to the utility grid are mitigated with DVR. In different load and source conditions, the PV generation with DVR performance is verified by the experimental prototype.
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