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New Technologies for Smart Grid Operation

Sioe T Mak


This book is a handbook for advanced applications design and integration of new and future technologies into smart grids for researchers and engineers in academia and industry, looking to pull together disparate technologies and apply them for greater gains. The book covers smart grids as the midpoint in the generation, storage, transmission and distribution process through to database management, communication technologies, intelligent devices and synchronisation.

About Editors

Sioe T Mak received his PhD from Illinois Institute of Technology,Chicago. Following a long and active career, he now acts as a consultant for ESTA International.

Table of Contents

1 The future of power systems
2 Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and general operational and communication issues
3 Reliability principles
4 Advanced metering and demand response applications
5 Improvement of service reliability, optimization of energy delivery (assets management)
6 The use of the communication network for monitoring power quality problems
7 Different types of communication systems for utility applications
8 Comparison of technologies
9 New issues looming over the horizon facing smart grid


Hardback ISBN: 9780750311595

Ebook ISBN: 9780750311588

DOI: 10.1088/978-0-7503-1158-8

Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing


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