Special Issue: Power Electronics in Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Systems
Volume 105, Issue 11
Special Issue Papers
This paper reviews the basics of power electronics that include power semiconductor devices and applications of power electronics in energy savings, electric vehicles, renewable energy systems, and grid energy storage. Basic elements of smart grid are also outlined.
This paper discusses the modern power semiconductor devices with emphasis on wide bandgap devices for applications in smart grid and renewable energy systems.
This paper reviews different types of high-voltage and medium-voltage multilevel high power converters which are used in smart grid and renewable energy systems that include variable frequency motor drives.
This paper reviews different types of multilevel converters used in industrial applications. The modulation and control methods to achieve high-performance operation are also discussed.
This paper reviews both classical thyristor-based phase-controlled converters and modern IGBT-based voltage–source converters in HVDC systems illustrat- ing their applications around the world.
This paper provides comprehensive review of modern FACTS technology and its applications in smart grid and AC distribution systems.
This paper reviews solar photovoltaic systems with solar cells and different topologies of power conversion systems.
This paper discusses basic characteristics of fuel cell system, different types of fuel cells, and their applications in transportation and stationary distributed generation systems.
This paper makes comprehensive analysis of major electrical energy storage systems and their power electronic interface for smart grid applications.
This paper reviews how control is enabling smart grid applications that include load control, automated demand response, wide-area control, and market-centric control.
This paper gives some novel application examples of AI to smart grid and renewable energy systems.