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Renewable Energy Integration

Challenges and Solutions

  • Jahangir Hossain
  • Apel Mahmud
  • Provides models of power systems necessary to understand its impacts on conventional power grids and various solutions to minimize the impacts

  • Highlights the integration of renewable energy into the existing electricity grid

  • Puts renewable energy integration in perspective by comparing the change in the system dynamics as compared to the traditional electricity grid


Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Pradeep Kumar, Asheesh K. Singh
    Pages 17-39
  3. Nirmal-Kumar C. Nair, Waqar A. Qureshi
    Pages 41-67
  4. F. R. Islam, H. R. Pota
    Pages 239-258
  5. C. Gouveia, D. Rua, C. L. Moreira, J. A. Peças Lopes
    Pages 259-303
  6. R. K. Chauhan, B. S. Rajpurohit, S. N. Singh, F. M. Gonzalez-Longatt
    Pages 327-345
  7. Farhad Shahnia, Ruwan P. S. Chandrasena, Sumedha Rajakaruna, Arindam Ghosh
    Pages 347-381
  8. Md Shihanur Rahman, H. R. Pota
    Pages 383-409
  9. A. B. M. Nasiruzzaman, Most. Nahida Akter, H. R. Pota
    Pages 429-447

About this book


This book presents different aspects of renewable energy integration, from the latest developments in renewable energy technologies to the currently growing smart grids. The importance of different renewable energy sources is discussed, in order to identify the advantages and challenges for each technology. The rules of connecting the renewable energy sources have also been covered along with practical examples. Since solar and wind energy are the most popular forms of renewable energy sources, this book provides the challenges of integrating these renewable generators along with some innovative solutions. As the complexity of power system operation has been raised due to the renewable energy integration, this book also includes some analysis to investigate the characteristics of power systems in a smarter way. This book is intended for those working in the area of renewable energy integration in distribution networks. 


Active Power Compliances Energy Storage International Grid Codes Micro Grid Renewable Energy Integration Smart Grid Transmission and Storage Voltage Ride-through Compliances Wind Power Generation Systems

Editors and affiliations

  • Jahangir Hossain
    • 1
  • Apel Mahmud
    • 2
  1. 1.Griffith School of EngineeringGriffith UniversityGold CoastAustralia
  2. 2.Electrical & Electronics EngineeringSwinburne University of TechnologyHawthornAustralia

About the editors

Dr. Jahangir Hossain received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is currently a lecturer in the Griffith School of Engineering, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia. Before joining Griffith University, he served as a research fellow in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia. His research interests are power systems, renewable energy integration and stabilization, voltage stability, micro grids, robust control, electrical machine, FACTS devices and energy storage systems.

Dr. Apel Mahmud received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is currently a lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. His research interests are dynamic stability of power systems, renewable energy integration, smart grids, nonlinear control theory and electrical machines.

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