Fall 2017

EE 446/646 – Photovoltaic Devices and Systems

·       Course Syllabus

·       Overview of Renewables – Part I

·       Overview of Renewables – Part II

·       Properties of Sunlight – Part I

·         Assignment # 1: plot the sun path diagrams for Dec 21 and June 21 corresponding to you birthplace.

·         Assignment # 2: Plot your shadow diagram during your birthdate at your birth place.

·       Properties of Sunlight – Part II

https://us.sunpower.com/sites/sunpower/files/media-library/white-papers/wp-impact-tilt-angle-system-economics-area-constrained-rooftops.pdf

·         Assignment # 6

·        Photovoltaic Systems – Part III

·        Photovoltaic Systems - Part IV

 

 

 

 

 

ECG 743 – Smart Grids

·       Course Syllabus

·       Reading Assignments

o   Smart Grid Primers

https://energy.gov/oe/technology-development/smart-grid/smart-grid-primer-smart-grid-books

o   DOE Animated Videos

https://www.smartgrid.gov/the_smart_grid/index.html

o   Some utility websites

https://www.pge.com/en_US/safety/how-the-system-works/electric-systems/smart-grid/smart-grid.page

https://www.nvenergy.com/company/mediaroom/newsdetail.cfm?n=136953

o   California Smart Grid Annual Report (2017)

http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/uploadedFiles/CPUC_Public_Website/Content/About_Us/Annual_Reports/Smart_Grid_Annual_Report_2016_Final.pdf

o   Volt-VAR Optimization (DOE) 2012

https://www.smartgrid.gov/files/VVO_Report_-_Final.pdf

o   Integrating intermittent Resources US & EU Reports

https://www.smartgrid.gov/files/VOE_FINAL_w150.pdf

http://www.eurelectric.org/media/45254/res_integration_paper_final-2010-030-0492-01-e.pdf

o   Reliability improvements from the Application of Distribution Automation Technologies

https://www.smartgrid.gov/files/Distribution_Reliability_Report_-_Final.pdf

o   OpenDSS Training

§  Power point slides

http://smartgrid.epri.com/doc/OpenDSS%20Level%201%20Training.pdf

§  Tutorial videos

https://sourceforge.net/p/electricdss/discussion/beginners/thread/6c12b13b/

§  Modeling of Utility Distribution Feeder in OpenDSS with Impact of Distributed Generation

https://search.proquest.com/docview/1112068562/fulltextPDF/D5CF5A55EBCB43D4PQ/1?accountid=3611

o   Feeder PV Hosting Capacity (read papers with titles below)

§  Statistical analysis of feeder and locational PV hosting capacity

§  Locational dependence of PV hosting capacity

§  Technologies to increase PV hosting capacity

§  Steady-State Analysis of Maximum Photovoltaic Penetration Levels

o    Deploying Smart Wires at the Georgia Power Company (GPC)

o   Cyber Infrastructure for the Smart Grid

http://sgdril.eecs.wsu.edu/research_interests_and_grants/course_development_lecture_slides

 

·       Smart Devices

o   AMI - Smart Meters

o   Smart Inverters

o   Smart Switches

o   Energy Storage

o   Synchrophasors (PMUs)

o   Smart Wires

o   Demand Dispatch

o   FACTS

 

 

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Spring 2017

EE 340

·        EE 340 Course Syllabus

·        EE 340 Overview

·        EE 340 – Review 1-Phase Ckts Chap 1 HW Chap 1 Sol

·        EE 340 – Review 3-Phase Ckts Chap 2 HW Chap 2 Sol

·        EE 340 – Magnetic Circuits (see problems in Chap 1)

·        Assignment # 1: Verify the calculations of the 3-phase circuits in Experiment # 2 using Spice.

·        Transformers  Chap 3 Problems

·        Assignment # 2: 3-phase transformers

·        Overhead Power Lines Chap 9 Problems

·        Assignment # 3

·        Synchronous Generators I  Chap 5 Problems

·        Synchronous Generators II Chap 6 Problems

·        Economic Dispatch of Electric Generators

·        Induction Motors Chap 7 Problems

·        System Representation and Power flow Chap 10 Problems

·        Last Experiment (see You Tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DjhYXnRdxE

·        Balanced Fault Current Calculations

·        Last Assignment

 

 

ECG 741

·        ECG 741 Course Syllabus

·        EE 741 - Overview

·        GridLAB-D (http://www.gridlabd.org/)

o   Gridlab-d class (https://sourceforge.net/projects/gridlab-d/files/gridlabd-class/)

o   Ref. (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=4517260)

o   User Manual (http://www.gridlabd.org/documents/doxygen/1.1/user_manual.html)

o   Helpful source (http://gridlab-d.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Chapter_0_-_Introduction#Table_of_Contents)

·         EE 741 - Load Characteristics

·         EE 741 - Primary and Secondary Feeders

·         EE 741 Distribution Transformers

·         EE 741 Voltage Regulator and Capacitors

·         EE 741 Power Flow

·         EE 741 Power Quality and System Reliability

·         Take-Home Portion of Test # 1: Verify the work presented in the reference below on the IEEE 13-node test circuit using Gridlab-D. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=5382541

·         Potential class projects

·         Reading Assignment:

o   Distribution System Voltage Performance Analysis for High-Penetration Photovoltaics (https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/2cd7/c79544c0e355f538b218e0ef1cd954444b24.pdf)

o   High Penetration PV Integration Handbook (http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy16osti/63114.pdf)

o   Defining a roadmap for successful implementation of a PV hosting capacity method (https://www.epri.com/#/pages/product/000000003002008848/)

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·         Distribution system protection

·         Assignment 6

·         Assignment 7 – load and PV variations

·         Energy Storage

o   Technology Roadmap: https://www.iea.org/publications/freepublications/publication/TechnologyRoadmapEnergystorage.pdf

o   What does storage has to do to make sense: http://www.eosenergystorage.com/documents/Funct-ReqforESAppsonGridPublic1022544.pdf

o    Cost-Effectiveness of Energy Storage in California: http://large.stanford.edu/courses/2013/ph240/cabrera1/docs/3002001162.pdf

o   PV-Battery Paper

 

 

 

 

Fall 2015

EE 446-646

·         Syllabus

·         Overview of Renewable Power Generation – Part I

·         Overview of Renewable Power Generation – Part II

·         Homework Assignment I

·         Properties of Sunlight – Part I

·         Assignment 1 – to be collected and graded

·         Properties of Sunlight – Part III

·         Las Vegas TMY3 Data

·         Homework Assignment II

·         Video link : https://www.nvenergy.com/renewablesenvironment/solar/index.cfm

·         Photovoltaic Devices – Part I

·         Photovoltaic Devices – Part II

·         Photovoltaic Devices – Part III

·         Assignment 3 – to be collected and graded  Module Data

·         Assignment 4

·         Shade Exercise 1 and 2

·         Photovoltaic Devices – Part IV

·         Photovoltaic Systems – Part I

·         Photovoltaic Systems – Part II

·         Assignment 5

·         Photovoltaic Systems – Part III

·         Photovoltaic Systems - Part IV

·         Final (take-home portion)

 

 

EE 742

·          Syllabus

·         Introduction

·         System Components

·         Steady State Operation

·         Electromagnetic Phenomenon

·         Electromechanical Dynamics – Small Disturbances

·         Electromechanical Dynamics – Large Disturbances

·         Test 1 – Take Home Portion (Revised)

·         Wind Power Systems

·         Test 2 – Take Home Portion

·         Voltage Stability

·         Frequency Stability & Control

·         Stability Enhancement

·         Final Exam (take home portion)

 

 

 

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Spring 2016

EE 340

EE 340L

EE 743

 

Fall 2014

EE 446-646 – Photovoltaic Device and Systems

EE 442-642 - Power Electronics

 

 

Spring 2014

EE 741

EE 340

 

Fall 2013

EE 221

EE 740

 

Fall 2012

EE 221

Renewable Integration (Short Course)

 

 

Conferences:

·         PowerTech2013 - Poster

·         ICCEP2013 - Slides

·         ICCEP2015 – Slides

·         PowerTech2015 - Poster