Special Issue "Applications of Power Electronic Circuits and Systems for Future Grid"

A special issue of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292). This special issue belongs to the section "Power Electronics".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2019.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Thaiyal Naayagi Ramasamy
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Guest Editor
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Newcastle University International Singapore, Singapore 567739, Singapore.
Interests: power electronic circuits and systems for aerospace, electric vehicles, smart grids, microgrids and sustainability

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Long-term environmental concerns, population growth, and increased energy demand urge the development of clean and green energy-based power generation. Power electronics plays a vital role in integrating various renewable energy resources to the grid to meet the current energy crisis. Solar and wind are the fastest growing source of renewable energy. The grid should be able to accommodate such renewables without losing its reliability and robustness. The smart grid is an enhanced version of the conventional electricity grid which enables energy security, reliability and integration of various renewable energy resources. Therefore, the future smart grid will pave the way for CO2 reduction and clean energy deployment.

This Special Issue will focus on recent trends and innovation in technologies integrating rooftop PV, floating PV and onshore and offshore wind farms, energy storage systems, novel concepts, fault ride through, state-of-the-art and fault-tolerant converters, smart inverters, electric vehicle charging, microgrid, distributed energy resource control and integration, smart grid, high performance and high power density converters for energy efficient systems for future power systems.

  • Fault-tolerant converters for renewable energy
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Power electronics for microgrids
  • Power electronic applications in smart grid
  • Power electronics for offshore windfarm integration
  • Advanced power electronic interfaces for PV
  • Energy storage systems
  • Smart inverters
  • High-power density converters
  • Distributed energy resource control and integration
  • Fault-ride through capability of advanced power converters

Dr. Thaiyal Naayagi Ramasamy
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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