|Program of Graduate Studies||Smart Grid Energy Systems|
|Semester||Semester 1 – Fall|
|Weekly Teaching Hours||3|
Fundamental technologies for distributed energy generation using conventional and non conventional fuel. Units for power co-generation, internal combustion engines, microturbines and fuel cells. Renewable energy sources, energy storage systems. Autonomous and hybrid systems. Economic, Environmental and operational factors of distributed generation. Power Quality of distributed energy generation. Connectedness of distributed generation units to distribution networks. Influence of distributed generation on the design and operation on the generation, transmission and distribution power networks. Microgrids and smart grids.