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Intelligent Protection and Control of Microgrids with Energy Storage Integration - click here to download more information

Specific topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Protection issues of AC microgrids
  • Self-healing actions in microgrids
  • Centralised adaptive protection System suitable for small scale microgrids
  • Protection and control technical challenges in DC microgrids
  • Advances in communication and information infrastructures
  • Smart protective and control devices used in microgrids
  • Control issues in microgrids
  • Mitigation of issues due to intermittency of renewable energy sources using distributed energy storage systems
  • Microgrid service restoration and islanding detection
  • Protection and control challenges in hybrid AC-DC microgrids

Emerging Technologies for Virtual Power Plant and Microgrid - click here to download more information

Specific topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Improvements on the architecture of VPP
  • Scalability and optimisation of microgrid and VPP
  • Grid Ancillary services from VPP
  • Innovative transactive energy management systems for VPP
  • Novel emerging technologies for microgrid and VPP
  • Communication architecture for VPP
  • Application of IEC 61850 protocol and interoperability issues of VPP
  • Networked microgrids and energy managements
  • Microgrid and VPP control control challenges

New Trends in the Planning of Distribution Network with High Penetration of Renewables and Flexible Loads - click here to download more information

Specific topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Random characteristics of the renewable energy generation
  • Security of the distribution system with renewable energies and flexible loads
  • Load forecasts for distribution system with flexible loads, e.g. EV and smart appliances
  • Siting and sizing of mixed types of renewable energies in different areas, e. g. rural or urban areas
  • The role of reactive power in the planning of distribution system with high penetration of renewables
  • Distribution network expansion planning, considering flexible resources, e. g. energy storage and EV
  • Integrated distribution network planning considering the coordination of renewables and flexible resources
  • Transactive energy consideration for the distribution network planning with renewable energy generations
  • Optimal siting and sizing of distributed energy storage systems and EV charging stations

Previously published Special Issues


Distributed & Autonomous Dispatch and Control for Active Distribution Networks/Microgrids Potential Scheme to Realize Plug & Play of DER

Vol. 11, Issue 3


Cyber-Physical Power Systems: Design, Modeling, Simulation and Control

Vol. 10, Issue 11

Special Issue: Selected Papers from The 11th IET International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmissions (ACDC 2015)

Vol. 10, Issue 6

Optimal Utilization of Storage Systems in Transmission and Distribution Systems

Vol. 10, Issue 3


Power Electronic Converter Systems for Integration of Renewable Energy Sources

Vol. 9, Issue 10

Sensors and Data Analytics for Smart Grid Infrastructure

Vol. 9, Issue 2

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