Checking date: 12/07/2018

Course: 2019/2020

Intelligent networks
Study: Máster in Renewable Energy in Electrical Systems (266)

Coordinating teacher: ALONSO MARTINEZ, MONICA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Electrical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
-Electrical Equipment and Systems
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
This subject acquires adequate knowledge of electrical engineering and areas that have application here. Students who pass this subject will be able to: - Understand the principles of smart grids and the integration of renewable energy sources into active distribution networks. -Know the infrastructure of electrical and communications networks: Power electronics, electrical storage systems. - Knowledge of the techniques of operation and control of active networks: Stability, frequency-power control, voltage control, state estimation. -Knowledge of AMR automation and measurement systems in smart grids. -To know the measures of demand management and management of active distribution networks.
Description of contents: programme
1.- Introduction. 2.- Distributed energy resources: storage facilites and electrical vehicle. 3.- Smart grid management: state estimation, voltage control, demand management. 4.- Micro grids management. 5.- Automation in Smart grids. 6.- Smart grids lab. 5.- Demostration Projects and Deployment
Learning activities and methodology
Lecturer classes and Practical exercises in the laboratory. Lecturer classes are taught by Professors from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and professional experts with experience in the industrial field.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 10
Basic Bibliography
  • M. Bollen. The Smart Grid. Adoption the Power System to New Challenges. Morgan & Claypool Publishers. 2011

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.