Application of Smart Grid Technologies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128031285

Application of Smart Grid Technologies

1st Edition

Case Studies in Saving Electricity in Different Parts of the World

Paperback ISBN: 9780128031285
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st June 2018
Page Count: 400
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Application of Smart Grid Technologies: Case Studies in Saving Electricity in Different Parts of the World provides a wide international view of smart grid technologies and their implementation in all regions of the globe. A brief overview of smart grid concepts and state-of-the art technologies is followed by sections that highlight smart grid experiences in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe and Australasia. Chapters address select countries or sub-regions, presenting their local technological needs and specificities, status of smart grid implementation, technologies of choice, impacts on their electricity markets, and future trends. Similar chapter makes it easier to compare these experiences.

In a time when the smart grid is becoming a worldwide reality, this book is ideal for professionals in power transmission and distribution companies, as well as students and researchers in the same field. It is also useful for those involved in energy management and policymaking.

Key Features

  • Presents the status and challenges of smart grid technologies and their implementation around the globe
  • Includes global case studies written by local experts and organized for easy comparison
  • Provides a brief overview of smart grid concepts and currently available technologies


Researchers, graduate students and professionals involved in energy transmission and distribution systems research, design, implementation, operation and strategy, as well as policy makers in the energy area

Table of Contents

1. Smart Grid Background

Section 1 - Asia
2. Iranian Smart grid road map and Iranian national advanced metering infrastructure plan (FAHAM) 
3. Intelligent Control and Protection in the Russian Electric Power System

Section 2 - North America
4. Demand Response: an Enabling Technology to Achieve Energy Efficiency in Smart Grid
5. Development of a Residential Microgrid Using Home Energy Management Systems

Section 3 - South America
6. Case Studies in saving electricity in different parts of the world (Brazil)

Section 4 - Europe 
7. Automation for smart grids in Europe
8. Smart distribution networks, demand response and community energy systems: field trial experiences and smart grid modelling advances from the UK
9. Impact of smart metering implementation on saving electricity in Distribution Networks from Romania 
10. Smart Grid Digitalization in Germany by Standardized Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Green Button
11. Analysis of the future power systems to enable sustainable energy – using the case system of Smart Grid Gotland

Section 5 - Asia
12. Measurement-Based Voltage Stability Monitoring for Load Areas

13. Application of Cluster Analysis for Enhancing Power Consumption Awareness in Smart Grids
14. Smart grid and the role of electric vehicle to support the electricity grid during the peak demand


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