Introduction to Smart Grids

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain basic terms from operation and planning of smart power systems
  2. Calculate operational costs of smart power systems
  3. Calculate currents and voltages in smart transmission and distribution networks
  4. Explain terminology of smart cities and smart islands
  5. Explain benefits of energy system integration
  6. Identify smartgrids reference architecture

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Exercises

Independent assignments

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Primary energy savings, Distric heating, district cooling
  2. Distributed multi-generation technologies, Integrated infrastructures
  3. Operation of distributed multi-generation concepts, Environmental impact of distributed multi-generation
  4. Modelling AC/DC interface to the distribution network
  5. Impact of grid connected power converters on power quality in distribution networks
  6. Power converters in off-grid operation (microgrids)
  7. Power converters as ancillary service providers
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Phasor measurement units systems
  10. WAM system confguration
  11. WAMPAC
  12. Phase-shifting transformers
  13. FACTS
  14. Back-to-back converters
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University graduate
Electrical Power Engineering (profile)
Recommended elective courses (1. semester) (3. semester)

Literature

(.), Smart Grid Strategy The intelligent energy system of the future,
(.), SMART GRIDS FOR SMART MARKETS,
(.), Smart Grid: Fundamentals of Design and Analysis, James Momoh, John Wiley Sons,

For students

General

ID 223724
  Winter semester
5 ECTS
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
15 Exercises
6 Laboratory exercises