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Power Quality in Modern Power Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128233467

Power Quality in Modern Power Systems

1st Edition

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Editors: Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban C. Sharmeela Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen P. Sivaraman
Paperback ISBN: 9780128233467
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2020
Page Count: 310
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Power Quality in Modern Power Systems presents an overview of power quality problems in electrical power system, providing a critical source for identifying pitfalls and applying fundamental concepts for tackling and maintaining electrical power quality standards in power systems. Covering current and emerging topics of power quality in smart grid, large scale renewable energy integration and micro-grid, and national and international power quality standards, this reference uses case studies and real-time measurements and examples to fully explore power quality analysis. This represents essential reading for graduate students, engineering professionals, researchers and industrial sectors working in the area of power quality.

Supported by examples and practical case studies to enhance and reinforce learning objectives this book includes exercise problems and systematic answers at end of each chapter.

Key Features

  • Features power quality problems associated with renewable energy integration, electric traction and micro-grid with case studies and modules as examples
  • Explains power quality characteristics through suitable real time measurements and simulation examples
  • Explanations for harmonics and its mitigations with various real time power quality measured examples are included with solutions and precautionary measures to adopt


Power and Energy Engineers working in planning and long-term operation of power systems with renewables. Planners, analysts, designers, operators, electric utilities and power producers

Table of Contents

  1. Power quality and its characteristics
    2. Power system harmonics and its mitigation
    3. Power quality improvements using custom power devices
    4. Power quality problems with renewable energy integration
    5. Power quality in micro grid and smart grid
    6. Soft computing techniques in power quality
    7. Computer aided power quality analysis
    8. Power quality and its impact on power system – case studies
    9. Power quality problems with electric vehicle charging infrastructure
    10. Power quality in residential systems
    11. Power quality in electric traction
    12. Role energy storage system to address the power quality problems


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About the Editors

Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban

Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban received the bachelor's degree from the University of Madras, the master's degree from Pondicherry University and the Ph.D. degree University of Bologna. Currently he is working as a Faculty Member with the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Esbjerg, Denmark. He has authored 300 plus scientific papers and has received the Best Paper cum Most Excellence. He is a fellow the Institution of Engineers, FIE, India, fellow the Institution of Telecommunication and Electronics Engineers, FIETE, India and fellow the Institution of Engineering and Technology, IET, UK. He serves as an Editor/Associate Editor/Editorial Board of refereed journal, in particular, the IEEE Systems Journal, the IEEE Access Journal, the IET Power Electronics, Journal of Power Electronics, Korea, and the subject editor of the subject Editor of IET Renewable Power Generation, the subject Editor of IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, and the subject editor of FACTS journal, Canada.

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty Member, Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Esbjerg, Denmark

C. Sharmeela

Dr. C. Sharmeela (CS) holds a B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.E. in Power Systems Engineering from Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India and a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, India in 1999, 2000 & 2009 respectively. At present, she holds the post of Associate Professor in department of EEE, CEG campus, Anna University, Chennai, India. She has 20 years of teaching experience and taught various subjects to undergraduate and post graduate students. She did number of research projects and consultancy work in renewable energy, power quality & design of PQ compensators for various industries. CS talks importance of power quality more than 10 years. She co-ordinate and organized short term course on power quality for Tamilnadu Electricity Board Engineers in various years. She is a Life-member of the Institution of Engineers (India), ISTE and SSI.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of EEE, CEG Campus, Anna University, Chennai, India

Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen

Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen currently works at the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University and Head of the Esbjerg Energy Section. On this research, activities established the Center for Bioenergy and Green Engineering in 2009 and serve as the Head of the research group. He has vast experience in the field of Bio-refinery concepts and Biogas production–Anaerobic Digestion. Implementation projects of Bio-energy systems in Denmark with provinces and European states. He served as the technical advisory for many industries in this field. He has executed many large scale European Union and United Nation projects in research aspects of Bioenergy, bio refinery processes, the full chain of biogas and Green Engineering. He has authored more than 100 scientific papers. He was a member on invitation with various capacities in the committee for over 250 various international conferences. Focus areas Renewable Energy - Sustainability - Green jobs for all.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of the Esbjerg Energy Section, Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University

P. Sivaraman

Mr. P. Sivaraman completed B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.E. in Power Systems Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, India in 2012 & 2014 respectively. He has more than five years of experience in the field of power quality studies & harmonic assessments, trouble shooting for various power quality problems, power system analysis and studies, micro grid planning and design, renewable energy integration studies, solar PV system, providing the techno economical solution to various power quality problems for industries across all over India. Presently he is working as an Assistant Engineering Manager in Leading engineering organisation in Chennai, India. He is expert in power system simulation software’s like ETAP, PSCAD, DIGSILENT POWER FACTORY and MATLAB and also speaker who is well versed on both National and International Standards. He is a member of The European Energy Center (EEC).

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Engineering Manager, Leading Engineering Organisation in Chennai, India

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