Batteries are the gateway to the new
grid, microgrid, ship, car, airplane…
Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) are becoming central to reliable and high-quality power delivery. Maximizing the value of BESS means pushing BESS control to its limits WITHOUT sacrificing battery life. Controller Hardware in the Loop (HIL) real-time simulation lets you perform high-fidelity tests on every level of your BESS Controllers at every level to ensure you meet your client’s needs.
- Lower project risk;
- Reduce time to value and reduce control development costs;
- A wider test coverage, including full system-level operation, extreme voltage conditions, faults, and communication layer tests;
- Time and money savings compared to Power HIL (PHIL) testing.
Start using high-fidelity battery models from day one
With FPGA, ARM processors, and paralleling capability built-in, the Typhoon HIL Platform empowers you to build high-fidelity real-time simulation models of batteries and their power electronics converters.
On top of this, our pre-built, drag-and-drop battery models and HILCompatible converter models means more time focusing on testing your own innovations, such as a 200ns timestep behavioral analysis of a single car battery, or a grid storage system with dozens of batteries and inverters using generic “black-box” control.
Or, just import your own model directly from Python, Matlab, or other modelling systems using our software.
Master battery control for any use case with detailed inverter models
High-fidelity BESS models means mastering power electronics converter control. Our pre-built inverter models let you calculate both switching and conduction (MOSFET) power losses in real-time with a sampling frequency as high as 3.5 nanoseconds with just the manufacturer’s datasheet.
Build a test solution that controls real inverters and grid protection equipment from EPC Power, Hitachi ABB, and others straight out of the box, thanks to our HIL Compatible offering.
Use our control models with built-in optimization logic or import your own control scheme by uploading DLL files directly into the model. Generic Battery components with built-in FRT behavior let you scale up your model.
Spend less time on PHIL tests, and approach them with more confidence
PHIL tests are noisy, expensive, and potentially risky. With Typhoon HIL high-fidelity models, you can pre-validate performance of your planned PHIL tests with your real controller code to address critical issues before you risk damaging real equipment. This means safer PHIL tests with less failures, resulting in huge cost and time savings in the lab testing phase. You can even test controller performance in conditions that are very difficult to replicate in the lab, such as phase-to-ground brownouts and island mode conditions.