Special Issue "IoT in Smart Grids"

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 168

Special Issue Editors

Electrical Engineering Department, University of Jaen, Campus Las Lagunillas, s/n, 23071 Jaen, Spain
Interests: renewable energy; smart grids; microgrids; energy storage systems; hybrid electric systems; smart meter; power quality analyzers; IoT; LPWAN; electrical machines; energy efficiency
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Electrical Engineering department, University of Jaen, Campus Las Lagunillas, s/n, 23071 Jaen, Spain
Interests: renewable energy; smart grids; microgrids; energy storage systems; hybrid electric systems; electric vehicles; smart meter; power quality analyzers; IoT; LPWAN; wireless sensor network
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Smart grids represent a breakthrough in terms of sustainability and energy efficiency, capable of responding to the needs of companies, institutions and inhabitants. In this sense, they contribute to the development of smart cities in the field of electrical energy, including concepts such as renewable energy, distributed generation, energy efficiency and home automation.

To implement all the functionalities of smart grids, it is necessary to have real-time information from the different installations. In this sense, IoT plays a fundamental role in the development of smart grids.

The data obtained from smart electricity meters, smart power analyzers and other smart metering devices contributes to the availability of metered data in real time and provides service intelligence to existing electricity grids.

Wireless communication networks allow for the construction of devices with low energy consumption and high operating autonomy, which can be installed in different locations that are difficult to access.

The development of electric vehicles involves the construction of charging stations. These stations must use renewable energy sources that contribute to saving fossil fuels, reducing CO2 and increasing the sustainability of electric mobility.

Hybrid storage systems, together with renewable energies, constitute new development systems in which it is necessary to measure and control the operation of the system.

Dr. Antonio Cano-Ortega
Prof. Dr. Francisco Sánchez-Sutil
Guest Editors

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  • monitoring and controlling renewable energy: photovoltaic solar energy, wind energy, hydroelectric energy, biomass energy and other renewable energy resources
  • hybrid electric energy storage systems (batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cells, etc.)
  • electric vehicle charging stations with renewable energy
  • cloud computing
  • smart electric meters
  • smart power analyzers
  • smart grids for smart cities
  • distributed generation
  • wireless technologies: Wi-Fi, LoRa, ZigBee, Bluetooth, NB-IoT, etc.

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