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Microgrids and Active Distribution Networks
by S. Chowdhury, S.P. Chowdhury and P. Crossley
The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2009
Paper: 978-1-84919-014-5 | eISBN: 978-1-84919-102-9
Library of Congress Classification TK1006.C46 2009
Dewey Decimal Classification 621.31

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

A companion to Embedded Generation (IET, 2000), this book is a timely publication for an evolving industry. Renewable energy, ancillary services and deregulation of the power industry are changing electricity delivery networks. Microgrids, smartgrids and active distribution networks require a sound understanding of the basic concepts, generation technologies, impacts, operation, control and management, economic viability and market participation involved in grid integration. Practicing engineers in utilities and industry, researchers and students will appreciate this lucid description of the technologies that will enable future electricity systems.

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-- Sukumar Mishra Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • Chapter 1: Distributed generation and Microgrid concept
    • Chapter 2: Distributed energy resources
    • Chapter 3: Impacts of Microgrid
    • Chapter 4: Microgrid and active distribution network management system
    • Chapter 5: Protection issues for Microgrids
    • Chapter 6: Power electronic interfaces
    • Chapter 7: SCADA and active distribution networks
    • Chapter 8: Impact of DG integration on power quality and reliability
    • Chapter 9: Microgrid economics
    • Chapter 10: Market participation of Microgrids
    • Appendices