The Role of PV in Smart Grids

Tuesday 25th November 2008

EnergyAustralia Energy Efficiency Centre, HomebushBusiness Village, Sydney Australia

Presentations hosted by APVI and CEEM, UNSW

 

Workshop Opening

ENARD and the PVPS (Hubert Fechner, Arsenal Research, PVPS ExCo Austria)

Trends in photovoltaic applications (Muriel Watt, IT Power, PVPS ExCo Australia)

 

Session 1: Smart Grids – State of the Art

US Department of Energy Grid Integration Perspectives (Ben Kroposki, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)

Early experiences with deployment of smart grid and telecommunications technologies (Terry Daly, Energy Australia)

Multifunctional PV Inverters (Christoph Mayr, Arsenal Research, Austria)

 

Session 2: Economics and Regulation

Use of economic incentives for reactive power delivery (Hugh Outhred, Uni of NSW, Australia)

Policy and regulatory requirements (Iain MacGill, Uni of NSW, Australia)

Volatile Energy Sources in the Grid (John Boland, Uni of South Australia)

 

Session 3: Best Practice Applications

High Level PV Penetration in Electricity Networks & Smoothing Effects (Kazuhiko Ogimoto,Tokyo University, Japan)

Matching the PV Resource to Demand (Geoff James, CSIRO, Australia)

 

Session 4: Large PV Penetration Levels

Demonstrative Research of Clustered PV Systems (Shogo Nishikawa, Nihon University, Japan)

Managing electricity industries with high levels of PV at local, regional or system-wide levels (Hugh Outhred, Uni of NSW, Australia)

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