Sustainable Energy Systems

This module provides the students with a good understanding of analysis and management strategies for promoting the advancement and use of economically and environmentally sustainable electrical energy systems. The module will cover distributed generation and renewable energy sources, and strategies for supply and demand side management for efficient resource utilisation. Issues related to environmental impact of electrical energy generation will be discussed. Models of power distribution systems with embedded generation and microgrids will be introduced. The module will also cover supply-grid interconnection, and reliability and power quality issues.

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