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Emerging Trends in System Integrity Protection Schemes (SIPS) for Improving the Performance of Smart Grid - click here to download more information

Specific topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Architecture of SIPS
  • Design and Implementation of SIPS
  • Applications of SIPS
  • Issues Related to SIPS and Remedial Measures
  • Performance Evaluation of SIPS
  • Risk and Reliability Analysis of SIPS
  • Synchronised Phasor Measurements for SIPS
  • Enhancement of Situational Awareness for Smart Grids Using SIPS

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


New Trends in Wide-Area Monitoring and Control of Power Systems with Large Scale Renewables

Vol. 11, Issue 18

Smart Grid Voltage Control

Vol. 11, Issue 15

Interfacing Techniques for Simulation Tools in Smart Grid

Vol. 11, Issue 12

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

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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