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Power engineering

High power electronics

High Power Electronic Converters, their control and protection, in Flexible AC (FACTS) and High Voltage DC (HVDC) Transmission Systems. Applications to distribution systems.

Distributed and low-carbon generation

Problems and their solutions in large-scale integration of wind, photovoltaic, gas-turbine power in electric utility-grid. Impact of distributed generation on power system security, stability and operation of deregulated systems. Microgrid control and design.

Power system operation and planning

Optimal dispatch and scheduling power systems. Power system economics. Centralized and decentralized operation and planning. Emerging power system technologies for operation and control. Power system dynamics and stability.

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Power engineering group members

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Francois Bouffard

Geza Joos

Xiaozhe Wang

David A. Lowther

Benoit Boulet