ELEC ENG 4111 - Distributed Generation Technologies

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2020

This course provides an introduction to distributed generation. It provides an 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. Assessments include quizzes and practical assignments.

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