A Survey of the Smart Grid Technologies: Background, Motivation and Practical Applications

Published by Yang HAN1, Lin XU2University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (1), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2) Abstract. This paper presents the survey of the smart grid technologies, including the background, motivation and practical applications. The driving forces for the smart grid technologies are presented, including the blackout, global energy crisis and environmentalContinue reading “A Survey of the Smart Grid Technologies: Background, Motivation and Practical Applications”

Wind Turbine Operation in Power Systems & Grid Connection Requirements

Published by K. B. Mohd. Umar Ansari1, Manjeet Singh2, Sandeep Kumar3 B.E (EEE), M.Tech (Electrical Power & Energy Systems), Ex- Engineer – GET, Tata Motors Pvt. Ltd., Sector 11,Udham Singh Nagar, Pantnagar, UK, India. 1B.Tech (EN), Ex-Electrical Engineer, Flowmore Limited, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, U.P., India2B.Tech (EE), M.Tech (Power Systems*), Lecturer, Department of Electrical Engg, Sri RamSwaroopContinue reading “Wind Turbine Operation in Power Systems & Grid Connection Requirements”

Review of Ship Microgrids: System Architectures, Storage Technologies and Power Quality Aspects

Published by Shantha Gamini Jayasinghe1,*, Lasantha Meegahapola2, Nuwantha Fernando2, Zheming Jin3 and Josep M. Guerrero3 1Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Launceston 7250, Australia,2School of Engineering, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne 3001, Australia; lasantha.meegahapola@rmit.edu.au (L.M.); nuwantha.fernando@rmit.edu.au (N.F.)3Institute of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Aalborg 9220, Denmark; zhe@et.aau.dk (Z.J.);joz@et.aau.dk (J.M.G.)*Correspondence: shanthaj@utas.edu.au; Tel.: +61-363-249-752 Abstract: Ship microgridsContinue reading “Review of Ship Microgrids: System Architectures, Storage Technologies and Power Quality Aspects”

Power Quality Impacts in a Typical Microgrid

Published by Arangarajan Vinayagam1, Asma Aziz1, KSV Swarna1, Suiyang Khoo1 and Alex Stojcevski2 1Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment, Deakin University, Geelong Australia.2Centre of Technology, RMIT University, Vietnam. Abstract—Microgrid (MG) power system plays an important role to fulfill reliable and secure energy supply to critical loads of communities as well as for communities inContinue reading “Power Quality Impacts in a Typical Microgrid”

Harmonic Response of Distributed Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems

Published by M. Patsalides is with Dept. of Elec. & Comp. Eng., University of Cyprus, 75 Kallipoleos Avenue, P.O. Box 20537 Nicosia, 1678, Cyprus (e-mail: ee03pm1@ucy.ac.cy). A. Stavrou is with Electricity Authority of Cyprus, Amfipoleos 11, 2025, Nicosia, Cyprus (e-mail: astavrou@eac.com.cy). G. Makrides is with Dept. of Elec. & Comp. Eng., University of Cyprus, 75Continue reading “Harmonic Response of Distributed Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems”