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…Read more
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 . Smart electrical systems are complex because…Read more
The Dynamics of Future Power Grids: What Should We Expect?
I. THE EU ENERGY POLICY ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES The climate change and associated consequences have been the driving force behind energy policies in every region in the world over the last decade! The broad target is towards reducing CO2 emissions in the atmosphere to levels detected in the 1990s [EU Energy Policy to 2050].…Read more