Special Issue "Advancing Grid-Connected Renewable Generation Systems"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (10 December 2016)
Dr. Yongheng Yang
Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, DK-9220 Aalborg East, Denmark
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Interests: analysis, design and control of power electronics for renewable energy systems; grid integration; reliability in power electronics; harmonics identification and mitigation in power converters
Renewables are evolving into an essential component for today’s energy paradigm, which has been undergoing significant shifts over the past few decades—from fossil fuels to renewables, from centralized to decentralized architectures, and from sole to miscellaneous energy resources. In this energy evolution, power electronics technology underpinned by advanced control strategies plays an enabling role in the integration and advancements of renewables, like wind turbine, photovoltaics, fuel cells, and other emerging energy systems. Tremendous application-driven power converters and control techniques for grid-connected renewables have been developed and more are coming into market to secure an efficient and reliable renewable power generation. Stringent demands from both utility operators and consumers have also been (are being) imposed on. This Special Issue, thus, serves to address present challenging issues with the integration of renewable energies in a sustainable and resilient power system. Topics within, but not limited to, grid-connected renewable energy systems are invited.
Prof. Dr. Frede Blaabjerg
Prof. Dr. Yongheng Yang
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- Renewable energy conversion
- Power electronics converter topologies and control for grid-connected renewables
- Energy policies
- Wind power generation (onshore and offshore)
- Photovoltaic power systems (PV, concentrator PV, concentrated solar power plants)
- Fuel cell systems
- Advanced control for grid-connected renewables
- Emerging renewable energy technology
- Wide-bandgap power semiconductor applications in renewable energy systems