Smart Grid as a Solution for Renewable and Efficient Energy

Smart Grid as a Solution for Renewable and Efficient Energy

Ayaz Ahmad (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan) and Naveed Ul Hassan (LUMS School of Science & Engineering, Pakistan)
Release Date: April, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 415
ISBN13: 9781522500728|ISBN10: 1522500723|EISBN13: 9781522500735|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0072-8


As the need for proficient power resources continues to grow, it is becoming increasingly important to implement new strategies and technologies in energy distribution to meet consumption needs. The employment of smart grid networks assists in the efficient allocation of energy resources.

Smart Grid as a Solution for Renewable and Efficient Energy features emergent research and trends in energy consumption and management, as well as communication techniques utilized to monitor power transmission and usage. Emphasizing developments and challenges occurring in the field, this book is a critical resource for researchers and students concerned with signal processing, power demand management, energy storage procedures, and control techniques within smart grid networks.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Energy Cost
  • Energy storage
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Hybrid Energy
  • Micro-Grids
  • Optimized Energy Consumption
  • Signal Processing

Reviews and Testimonials

Editors Ahmad and Hassan present readers with a collection of academic essays and professional perspectives on the potential uses of smart grid technology as a solution for an energy efficiency and in a variety of situations integrating renewable energy into existing grids. The editors have organized the fifteen contributions that make up the main body of the text in two parts devoted to energy management, scheduling, and storage and measurement, control, signal processing, and communication techniques.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ayaz Ahmad obtained his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan in 2006. In 2008, he received Master degree in Wireless Communication Systems from Ecole Superieure d'Electricite (Supélec), Gif-sur-Yvette, France. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Telecommunication from Supélec, France in 2011. Since June 2012, he is serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Campus, Pakistan. He has published several research papers in various refereed international journals and conferences. He has also published three book chapters. He is regularly serving as TPC member for several international conferences. His research interests include resource allocation in wireless communication systems, and energy management in smart grid.