Volume 13 (2025)
Volume 12 (2024)
Volume 11 (2023)
Volume 10 (2022)
Volume 9 (2021)
Volume 8 (2020)
Volume 7 (2019)
Volume 6 (2018)
Volume 5 (2017)
Volume 4 (2016)
Volume 3 (2015)
Volume 2 (2014)
Volume 1 (2013)
Frequency and Voltage Stability of the Islanded Microgrid with Multi DC-BUS Based-Inverter using Droop Control

A.T. Alahmad; A. Saffarian; S.G. Seifossadat; S.S. Mortazavi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 July 2023


  The widespread adoption of microgrids in electric power systems has brought numerous advantages such as decentralized control, reliability, cost-effectiveness, and environmental benefits. However, one of the most critical challenges faced by islanded microgrids is ensuring frequency and voltage stability. ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
Optimal Coordination of Dual-Setting Directional Over Current Relay in Microgrid Considering Multi-Parametric Characteristics

P. Niranjan; N.K. Choudhary; N. Singh; R.K. Singh

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 December 2023


  Conventional overcurrent protection schemes may not be sufficient to provide the complete protection of microgrids, especially in the islanded mode (ISM) of operation. Directional overcurrent relays (DOCRs) in microgrid may malfunction due to significant changes in fault current level and change in topology ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
Development of an Adaptive Protection Scheme for Microgrid Operation Suitable for Grid-Connected and Islanded Mode

N. Kumar; D.K. Jain

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 May 2024


  The integration of distributed generations (DGs) can disrupt the distribution system's radial configuration, leading to potential coordination issues with the existing protection scheme. Disparate operating modes of microgrids render traditional protection schemes ineffective and insecure. This highlights ...  Read More

Optimal Operation of Microgrids Containing Tidal Barrage with Hydro-Pumps

M.R. Negahdari; A. Ghaedi; M. Nafar; M. Simab

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2025, , Pages 28-37


  For providing required load in n coastal and island regions, tidal barrage can be integrated in microgrids. To produce electricity from tides, in tidal barrage, water is moved between sea and reservoir through sluices containing turbines to generate electricity. In operation phase, produced power of ...  Read More

Peer-to-Peer Electricity Trading in Microgrids with Renewable Sources and Uncertainty Modeling Using IGDT

M. Khadem Maaref; J. Salehi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , August 2024, , Pages 195-205


  Microgrids are known as the main components of energy networks because they can accommodate a large share of renewable energy sources. Peer-to-peer energy trading is one of the most effective ways to implement decentralized patterns in the electricity market. In peer-to-peer trades, each actor negotiates ...  Read More

Short-Term Scheduling of Cryogenic Energy Storage Systems in Microgrids Considering CHP-Thermal-Heat-Only Units and Plug-in Electric Vehicles

S. Cheshme-Khavar; A. Abdolahi; F.S. Gazijahani; N.T. Kalantari; J.M. Guerrero

Volume 12, Issue 3 , August 2024, , Pages 233-244


  With the exponential penetration of renewable energy sources (RES), the need for compatible scheduling of these has increased from economic and environmental points of view. Due to the high-efficiency and fast-response features of combined heat and power (CHP) generation units, these units can immunize ...  Read More

Thevenin Impedance Concept for Fast Detection of Microgrid Islanding Scenarios in the Presence of Small Synchronous Generators

I. Sepehrirad; R. Ebrahimi; E. Alibeiki; S. Ranjbar

Volume 12, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 91-106


  Modern power systems deal with different stability concerns due to operation near to their critical margins. Implementing the small energy resources and online islanding schemes perform as a modification scheme for increasing the system overall stability. This paper presents an adaptive approach for ...  Read More

A MILP Model Incorporated With the Risk Management Tool for Self-Healing Oriented Service Restoration

N. Afsari; S.J. SeyedShenava; H. Shayeghi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 1-13


  The inevitable emergence of intelligent distribution networks has introduced new features in these networks. According to most experts, self-healing is one of the main abilities of smart distribution networks. This feature increases the reliability and resiliency of networks by reacting fast and restoring ...  Read More

Stability Analysis of Microgrid with Passive, Active, and Dynamic Load

K. Matharani; H. Jariwala

Volume 11, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 295-306


  The autonomous microgrid can incur a stability issue due to the low inertia offered by power electronics-based distributed generating sources of the microgrid. Due to the fast dynamics of inverters and the intermittent nature of renewables, the first phase of abrupt load change might not be shared evenly ...  Read More

Optimal Coordination of Directional Overcurrent Relays for Microgrids Using ‎Hybrid Interval Linear Programming - Differential Evolution

P. Omidi; S. Abazari; S.M. Madani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , August 2022, , Pages 122-133


  The relay coordination problem of directional overcurrent has  been an  active research issue in distribution networks and power transmission. In general, the problem of relay coordination is the nonlinearity of the optimization problem, which increases or decreases with different network structures. ...  Read More

Distribution Systems
Synchronization of Microgrid Considering the Dynamics of V2Gs Using an Optimized Fractional Order Controller based Scheme

A. Khorshidi; T. Niknam; B. Bahmani

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2021, , Pages 11-22


  In this work, a new control scheme for synchronization of AC microgrids with upstream power grid is presented. The effects of V2Gs (vehicle to grid) dynamics on synchronization process is studied. This new control approach is based on the optimal fractional calculus and has been developed for synchronization ...  Read More

Energy Management
Energy Management in Microgrids Containing Electric Vehicles and Renewable ‎Energy Sources Considering Demand Response

G.R Aghajani; I. Heydari

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2021, , Pages 34-48


  Microgrid and smart electrical grids are among the new concepts in power systems that support new technologies within themselves. Electric cars are some advanced technologies that their optimized use can increase grid efficiency. The modern electric cars sometimes, through the necessary infrastructure ...  Read More

Micro Grid
Fuel Consumption Reduction and Energy Management in Stand-Alone Hybrid Microgrid under Load Uncertainty and Demand Response by Linear Programming

A.M. Dejamkhooy; M. Hamedi; H. Shayeghi; S.J. SeyedShenava

Volume 8, Issue 3 , December 2020, , Pages 273-281


  A stand-alone microgrid usually contains a set of distributed generation resources, energy storage system and loads that can be used to supply electricity of remote areas. These areas are small in terms of population and industry. Connection of these areas to the national distribution network due to ...  Read More

Energy Management
Optimal energy management of microgrid in day-ahead and intra-day markets using a copula-based uncertainty modeling method

E. Shahryari; H. Shayeghi; B. Mohammadi-ivatloo; M. Moradzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , August 2020, , Pages 86-96


  Recently, economic and environmental problems have created a strong attitude toward utilizing renewable energy sources (RESs). Nevertheless, uncertainty of wind and solar power leads to a more complicated energy management (EM) of RESs in microgrids. This paper models and solves the EM problem of microgrid ...  Read More

Energy Management
Multi-Objective Stochastic Programming in Microgrids Considering Environmental Emissions

K. Masoudi; H. Abdi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , August 2020, , Pages 141-151


  This paper deals with day-ahead programming under uncertainties in microgrids (MGs). A two-stage stochastic programming with the fixed recourse approach was adopted. The studied MG was considered in the grid-connected mode with the capability of power exchange with the upstream network. Uncertain electricity ...  Read More

Micro Grid
Resilient Operation Scheduling of Microgrid Using Stochastic Programming Considering Demand Response and Electrical Vehicles

A. Marami Dizaji; M. Saniee; K. Zare

Volume 7, Issue 2 , October 2019, , Pages 157-167


  Resilient operation of microgrid is an important concept in modern power system. Its goal is to anticipate and limit the risks, and provide appropriate and continuous services under changing conditions. There are many factors that cause the operation mode of micogrid changes between island and grid-connected ...  Read More

Stabilizing Microgrid Frequency by Linear Controller Design to Increase Dynamic Response of Diesel Generator Frequency Control Loop

H. Radmanesh; M. Saeidi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , October 2019, , Pages 216-226


  In this paper, a distributed generation including diesel generators, wind turbines, and microturbines are introduced, and their mathematical model is described using the Taylor expansion method. With the goal of computational complexity eliminating, the reduced order model (ROM) of microgrid components ...  Read More

Micro Grid
Adaptive Sliding Mode Control of Multi-DG, Multi-Bus Grid-Connected Microgrid

F. Shavakhi Zavareh; E. Rokrok; J. Soltani; M. R. Shahkarami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , May 2019, , Pages 65-77


  This paper proposes a new adaptive controller for the robust control of a grid-connected multi-DG microgrid (MG) with the main aim of output active power and reactive power regulation as well as busbar voltage regulation of DGs. In addition, this paper proposes a simple systematic method for the dynamic ...  Read More

Micro Grid
Operation of Multi Carrier Microgrid (MCMG) Considering Demand Response

V. Amir; Sh. Jadid; M. Ehsan

Volume 7, Issue 1 , May 2019, , Pages 119-128


  : In this paper, the operation of a future distribution network is discussed under the assumption of a multi-carrier microgrid (MCMG) concept. The new model considers a modern energy management technique in electricity and natural gas networks based on a novel demand side management (DSM) which the energy ...  Read More

Energy Management
Optimal Operation Management of Grid-connected Microgrid Using Multi-Objective Group Search Optimization Algorithm

H. Shayeghi; E. Shahryari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , December 2017, , Pages 227-239


  Utilizing distributed generations (DGs) near load points has introduced the concept of microgrid. However, stochastic nature of wind and solar power generation as well as electricity load makes it necessary to utilize an energy management system (EMS) to manage hourly power of microgrid and optimally ...  Read More

Micro Grid
Control of Inverter-Interfaced Distributed Generation Units for Voltage and Current Harmonics Compensation in Grid-Connected Microgrids

Reza Ghanizadeh; Mahmoud Ebadian; Gevork B. Gharehpetian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 66-82

  In this paper, a new approach is proposed for voltage and current harmonics compensation in grid-connected microgrids (MGs). If sensitive loads are connected to the point of common coupling (PCC), compensation is carried out in order to reduce PCC voltage harmonics. In absence of sensitive loads at PCC, ...  Read More