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Academic Report: Towards an intelligent future energy grid

Date:2018-01-15    Editor:    Hits:82


Speaker: Prof. Zhaoyang Dong, the University of New South Wales
Time: 10:00 am, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018
Venue: Room 201, Electrical Engineering Building, Yuquan Campus
Organizer: Institute of Power Economics and Information
With the development of smart grid across the world, the focus of research has gradually shifting toward a future intelligent grid / energy internet in order to effectively achieve the emission reduction objectives and best utilise renewable energies. Current work on smart grid is mainly on setting up the smart infrastructures to facilitating digital information flow within the smart grid network which includes cyber network and physical power network. However, in view of wider system connectivity and investment efficiency, system wide development toward a future intelligent grid is becoming increasingly important and has been recognised in many nations. A future grid may include the electricity network (together with its cyber network for control and communication) as well as the primary energy network for gas, water and other primary energy resources. This presentation outlines the research development toward a future grid including system security, co-optimisation planning, as well as an overview of the research work in energy networks.
About the speaker:
Prof Z.Y. Dong obtained PhD from the University of Sydney in 1999. He is now with the University of NSW, Sydney Australia. His previous roles include Ausgrid Chair and Director of Ausgrid Centre for Intelligent Electricity Networks; Professor and Head of School of Electrical and Information Engineering (Sydney University); manager for system planning with Transend Networks (TASNetworks now), Australia. His research interest includes power system planning, smart grid/microgrid, power system stability assessment, load modelling, and computational methods. He is a Fellow of IEEE, and editor with IEEE Trans on Smart Grid, IEEE PES Letters and IET Renewable Power Generation. He is an international advisor for Automation of Electric Power Systems (AEPS).

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