Monthly Archives: April 2017

The role of Demand Response

Electricity paves an alternative path Environmental concerns have spurred a remarkable growth of electricity generation from renewable energy sources the last two decades. Additionally, the endeavor of many countries to get subsidy new units such as battery storage systems, electric vehicles and fuel cells, propels a further integration of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) into the…
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Complexity paves the path to smart electrical systems

Why complexity is rising? With the integration of renewable energies, storage units including EVs, active demand and other advanced components (i.e. smart meters, smart transformers etc), into power grids, as well as all the “intelligent” functions needed for their management, the complexity of the electrical system is rising [6]. Smart electrical systems are complex because…
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