Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking

Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking

by Krzysztof Iniewski
     
 

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A complete guide to smart grid networking and communications for energy engineers

With contributions from more than 30 experts, Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking describes cutting-edge technologies for connecting the electrical power infrastructure to modern, computerized communications networks. The book offers essential information on

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A complete guide to smart grid networking and communications for energy engineers

With contributions from more than 30 experts, Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking describes cutting-edge technologies for connecting the electrical power infrastructure to modern, computerized communications networks. The book offers essential information on standardization, applications, protocols,
automation, architecture, and management. Key topics such as bidirectional communication, automation, renewable energy integration, wireless sensor networks, and more are discussed in this practical, comprehensive resource.

COVERAGE INCLUDES:

* Demand-side energy management
• The modernization of distribution automation featuring intelligent FDIR and volt-var optimization Advanced asset management
• Wide-area early warning systems
• The integration of renewable energy sources into smart grids
• The microgrid in the electric system transformation
• Enhancing the integration of renewables in radial distribution networks through smart links
• Voltage-based control of DG units and active loads in smart microgrids
• Electric vehicles in a smart grid environment
• Low-voltage, DC grid–powered LED lighting system with smart ambient sensor control for energy conservation in green building
• Multiple distributed smart microgrids with a self-autonomous,
energy harvesting wireless sensor network
• Wireless sensor networks for consumer applications in the smart grid
• ZigBee-based wireless monitoring and control system for smart grids

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071787741
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/14/2012
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Krzysztof (Kris) Iniewski, Ph.D., manages R&D developments at Redlen Technologies, a manufacturer of high resolution Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) semiconductors in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and is also executive director of CMOS Emerging Technologies Inc. (www.cmoset.com). His research interests are in hardware design for medical and networking applications. From 2004 to 2006, Dr. Iniewski was an associate professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Alberta, where he conducted research on low-power wireless circuits and systems. Previously, he held various technical and management positions in industry, developing a number of VLSI chips used in optical networks, and he was also an assistant professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Iniewski has published more than 100 research papers and holds 18 international patents granted in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, and Japan.

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