Topical Collection "Sustainable Electric Power Systems Research"
Prof. Dr. Tomonobu Senjyu
Faculty of Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, 1 Senbaru Nishihara-cho Nakagami Okinawa 903-0213, Japan
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Interests: renewable energy, power system analysis, power system optimization, distribution system control and optimization, power system control, power electronics in power systems
Renewable energy systems, such as photovoltaic and wind power systems, are being introduced into power systems. The systems do not emit CO2 for generation, and system costs have been going down rapidly in recent years. Generated power depends on weather conditions, such as solar insolation and wind speed. The fluctuating generated power influences power systems; the voltage and frequency of the power systems can be changed suddenly; therefore, the power quality in power systems is strongly deteriorated. The control strategies and operation methods for power systems should be optimized in power systems with a high penetration of renewable systems. Moreover, high-power switching devices are now being developed, which can provide high-power electronic equipment for power systems. The power quality will increase with the use of power converters and inverters. This is another hot research topic in power engineer communities. This collection of Sustainability will present novel challenges for power system analysis, control, and optimization, including renewable energy and distributed generators in power systems.
Prof. Dr. Tomonobu Senjyu
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- Renewable energy
- Photovoltaic systems
- Wind energy conversion systems
- Power system analysis, control, and optimization
- Distribution systems
- Voltage and frequency control in power systems
- Reliability for power supply
- Demand side management and demand response
- High voltage direct current (HVDC) systems
- Remote-area power systems
- Distributed generators