ELEC ENG 3111 - Distributed Generation Technologies

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2018

Introduction to distributed generation. Overview of distributed energy resources, including generator sets, combustion turbines, photovoltaic systems including converters and control (maximum power point tracking), micro-turbines, fuel cells and energy storage technologies; wind turbines, converter and control aspects. Principles of control of distributed generation systems. Electric power distribution systems, installation, interconnection and integration. Economic and financial aspects of distributed generation, the regulatory environment and standards.

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