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Large Scale Renewable Power Generation

Advances in Technologies for Generation, Transmission and Storage

  • Jahangir Hossain
  • Apel Mahmud
Book

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Narottam K. Das, Syed M. Islam
    Pages 53-75
  3. Tareq Aziz, Tapan K. Saha, Nadarajah Mithulananthan
    Pages 151-171
  4. Elyas Rakhshani, Pedro Rodriguez
    Pages 233-271
  5. Raymundo Enrique Torres Olguin, Alejandro Garces, Gilbert Bergna
    Pages 289-310
  6. Waqar A. Qureshi, Nirmal-Kumar C. Nair
    Pages 311-329
  7. L. A. Trujillo Guajardo, A. Conde Enríquez
    Pages 331-367
  8. Alireza Soroudi, Behnam Mohammadi-Ivatloo, Abbas Rabiee
    Pages 413-438

About this book

Introduction

This book focuses on the issues of integrating large-scale renewable power generation into existing grids. The issues covered in this book include different types of renewable power generation along with their transmission and distribution, storage, and protection. It also contains the development of medium voltage converters for step-up-transformer-less direct grid integration of renewable generation units, grid codes and resiliency analysis for large-scale renewable power generation, active power and frequency control, and HVDC transmission. The emerging SMES technology for controlling and integrating large-scale renewable power systems is also discussed. Since the protection issues with large-scale distributed renewable power systems are different compared to the existing protection system for one way power flow, this book includes a new protection technique for renewable generators along with the inclusion of current status of smart grid. This book is a good reference for the researchers who are working the area of renewable power generation and smart grids.

Keywords

International Grid Codes Nanocrystalline Cells Non-toxic Materials Polymer Cells Renewable Power Generation Smart Grid Solar Cell Technologies 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 machine.

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