2020 Oct – Lecture to MSc students, Barcelona

Jovana Dakic and Saman Dadjo Tavakoli co-ordinated a virtual InnoDC lecture to MSc students, including KIC students, on renewables grid integration. During the two-hour session, the audience of 54 learnt about the following five topics. Click on the topic headings to read the slides.

Connection & Integration
Jovana Dakic opened by explaining the InnoDC project. The researchers then provided introductory talks.
Stephen Hardy, ‘Cost Effective Solutions for Offshore Wind Transmission’.
Gayan Abeynayake, ‘DC Collection Systems for Offshore Wind Collector Systems’.
Jovana Dakic, ‘Tools for Techno-Economic Analysis of Transmission Systems for Offshore Wind Power Plants’.
Vaishally Bhardwaj, ‘Reliable Operation of Hybrid AC/DC Power Systems in Different Time Frames Under Uncertainty’.

Control
Daniel Westerman Spier, ‘Control & Design for Modular Multilevel Converters (MMCs)’.
Saman Dadjo Tavakoli, ‘Design of Advanced System Controllers in HVDC Grids’.
Anubhav Jain, ‘Black Start & Islanding Operation Capabilities of Offshore Wind Power Plants’.
Motaz Ayiad, ‘Enhancement to SCADA/EMS for Hybrid AC/DC networks’.

Stability
Luis Orellana, ‘Power Converters Interactions in AC Networks’.

Protection
Emily Maggioli, ‘Protection in Transmission Networks and AC Protections’.
Wei Liu, ‘DC protections’.

Device Performance
Davide Pinzan, ‘Performance of Outdoor Insulation Under HVDC Stress’.
Peng Yang, ‘Characterisation & Modelling of Compound Semiconductors in Power Electronics’.

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