Special Issue "Microgrids-2018"
A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2018)
Prof. Dr. Josep M. Guerrero
Microgrid Research Programme, Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University Pontoppidanstraede 111, room 25, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
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Interests: microgrids; minigrids; islanded energy systems; distributed generation; renewable energy; hierarchical control; distributed control; maritime microgrids, onboard grids
Microgrids are small-scale energy grids that can operate independently or autonomously from the main energy grid. They can contain generation, storage and consumption of any form of energy, including electricity, heat, etc. The concept is supposed to eliminate or reduce the use of energy transmission systems, to produce energy near consumption points, thus, constituting small distribution systems. This new energy paradigm is changing the way we conceive of electrical, thermal, gas, or water grids. This Special Issue includes, but is not limited, to the following topics:
- AC, DC, and AC-DC hybrid microgrids
- Power electronics-based microgrids
- Small-scale renewable energies and storage for microgrids
- Micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems for microgrids
- Multiple microgrid clusters
- Microgrids and nanogrids for rural areas and in developing countries
- Microgrids for all/hybrid electrical ships and green ports
- Microgrids for electrical vehicle charging stations
- Advanced control techniques for microgrids
- Smart metering and power quality for microgrids
- The Internet of things and energy Internet for multiple microgrids
- Reviews on the state-of-the-art in the area of microgrids
Prof. Dr. Josep M. Guerrero
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