Energy Storage for Smart Grids: Planning and Operation for Renewable and Variable Energy Resources (VERS)

Energy Storage for Smart Grids: Planning and Operation for Renewable and Variable Energy Resources (VERS)

By: Ning Lu (author), Pengwei Du (author)Hardback

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Energy storage is a main component of any holistic consideration of smart grids, particularly when incorporating power derived from variable, distributed and renewable energy resources. Energy Storage for Smart Grids delves into detailed coverage of the entire spectrum of available and emerging storage technologies, presented in the context of economic and practical considerations. Featuring the latest research findings from the world's foremost energy storage experts, complete with data analysis, field tests, and simulation results, this book helps device manufacturers develop robust business cases for the inclusion of storage in grid applications. It also provides the comparisons and explanations grid planners and operators need to make informed decisions about which storage solutions will be most successful when implemented in operational grids. * Connects the latest research findings in energy storage with strategies for economical and practical implementation in grid systems* Brings together diverse knowledge resources in one comprehensive volume covering all major storage technologies, explained by experts from the world's leading research institutions* Includes detailed data analysis from field tests and simulations to help planners and engineers choose the storage method that will add the most value to their grid operations

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About Author

Dr. Pengwei Du is currently Senior Operation Engineer-Renewable Integration with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Prior to this, he was a senior research engineer with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) from 2008 to 2013. Dr. Du has over 10-year extensive experiences in simulation, modeling, protection and control of power systems, renewable energy integration, microgrid, and cyber security. He has been the Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI of more than $2.0 million in research grants on renewable integration, demand response and wide-area monitoring and control at PNNL. He has been major author for over 50 journal articles, conference papers, and technical reports. Dr. Du holds two U.S. patents and has two pending. He is Guest Editor-in-Chief for Special Issue on "Energy Storage Applications for Smart Grid and Guest Editor for Special Issue on "Smart Grid Technologies and Development in China" in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Dr. Du was also an adjunct professor at Washington State University in 2012. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Ning Lu has 20 years of experience in electric power engineering. From 2003 to 2012, Dr. Ning Lu was a senior research engineer with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She was a substation design engineer with the Shenyang Electric Power Survey and Design Institute from 1993 to 1998. She has conducted and managed research projects in modeling and analysis of power system load behaviors, wide area energy storage management systems, renewable integration, climate impact on power grids, and smart grid modeling and diagnosis. Dr. Lu is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. She has authored or co-authored more than 60 publications, including journal articles, conference proceedings, and technical reports.

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780124104914
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 366
  • ID: 9780124104914
  • weight: 630
  • ISBN10: 0124104916

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