Requirements:Basic knowledge of electric power systems, distributed power sources, power convertors, distributed power networks, real time control systems, industrial communication protocols and software tools enable successful lecture tracking.
Goal:The main objective of the course is to present concepts and topics that are relevant to smart grid technologies.
Outcome:Students will be trained to apply theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of smart grids, Also, students will be able to integrate new electrical power technologies with information and communication technologies.
Contents of the course
Introductory lecture. Course program, organization and subject content. Basic concepts from smart grids.
Vision, goals and strategies for the development of smart grids.
Elements and structure of smart grids with the characteristics of energy, management, computing and communication subsystems.
Smart grids in the production and transmission of power electricity.
Smart grid in electrical distribution system.
Renewal of the distribution system operation within the framework of the development of smart grids.
Consumer management in smart grids.
Integration of distributed sources and power electricity storage.
Integration of intelligent devices with consumers. Integration of sensors, micro networks and advanced software tools.
Advanced analysis and use of data from smart grids. Calculations, application and design of data management tools.
Application of modern information and communication technologies in infrastructure of smart grids. Management elements: aspects of energy management in smart grids; intelligent SCADA systems; demonstration projects; case studies.
Economic analysis of smart grid. Sustainability. Implications for the environment.