Course
code EE749
credit_hours 3
title Distributed Generation
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prequisites None
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes The main objective of this course is to give participants up-to-date knowledge about the technical and economical issues relating to the distributed generation. In addition to an introduction to various generating technologies, a more detailed part will be included discussing various applications of power electronics. The impacts of distributed generation to the distribution system will also be presented. The focus is on electrical issues like grid connection, protection, control, and power quality. In addition to these the economical and regulatory questions will be briefly discussed.
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objectives The student should become acquainted with: distributed energy resources, including combustion engine generator sets, combustion turbines, photovoltaic systems, micro-turbines, fuel cells and energy storage technologies. Principles of control of distributed generation systems. Electric power distribution systems, installation, interconnection and integration. Economic and financial aspects of distributed generation, the regulatory environment and standards.
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ref. books N. Jenkins, R. Allan, P. Crossley, D. Kirschen and G. Strbac, “Embedded generation”, The Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2000, ISBN 0 85296 774 8. D N Gaonkar, " Distributed Generation", Intech, 2010, ISBN 978-953-307-046-9.
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Course Content
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1 Distributed Generation Technologies: Types, Benefits and Challenges.
2 Distributed Generation Technologies: Types, Benefits and Challenges (2).
3 Load Flow with Distributed Generation.
4 Load Flow with Distributed Generation (2).
5 Impacts of Distributed Generation on power system protection.
6 Impacts of Distributed Generation on power system protection (2).
7 Stability with Distributed Generation.
8 Stability with Distributed Generation (2).
9 Islanding Detection Techniques for Distributed Generation.
10 Islanding Detection Techniques for Distributed Generation (2).
11 Micro-grid design and control approaches.
12 Micro-grid design and control approaches (2).
13 Electricity markets with micro-grids.
14 Impacts of Distributed Generation on Power Quality.
15 Impacts of Distributed Generation on Power Quality (2).
16 Final Exam.