Microgrid Systems Engineering Training

Microgrid Systems Engineering Training

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Introduction:

Microgrid Systems Engineering Training – Hands-on

Microgrid systems engineering training teaches you the systems engineering approach applied to microgrids and prepares you to deal with microgrid challenges with systems engineering background. This training is developed for professionals in order to learn a microgrid in systems engineering point of view and apply systems engineering disciplines to structure a microgrid.

ENO as a leader in teaching industry for more than 15 years with a variety of clients from different areas is pleased to inform a new training on systems engineering microgrid. This Microgrid Systems Engineering Training course firstly introduces you a microgrid concept as a system in systems engineering concept and elaborates the main components of microgrid as subsystems in systems engineering approaches. Moreover, it provides you a systems engineering approach to analyze, operate, and model the microgrid in real world applications. EBO has served the industry and academia with high quality conferences, seminars, workshops, and exclusively designed courses in power system area and is pleased to inform professional fellows about the recent comprehensive training on microgrid systems engineering.

This Microgrid Systems Engineering Training course covers variety of topics in microgrid systems engineering area such as: concepts of systems engineering, concept of microgrids, systems engineering approach applied to microgrids, microgrid as a system, state the problems related to traditional power systems, microgrid as an alternative, microgrid model components, integrating the system as a microgrid, system/microgrid operation, microgrid performance, energy management in microgrids, microgrid system analysis and control, microgrid planning, organizing and managing. By taking the microgrid systems engineering training by ENO, you will learn about the concept of concept of microgrids, main components in microgrids, effect of solar panels in microgrids, wind farms in microgrids, energy storage applications, and different types of loads in microgrids.

Learn about the microgrid operation by understanding two main modes of operation of microgrids named as islanded mode and grid connected operation. Learn how to control the frequency/voltage in islanded mode operation, or how to control the active/reactive power in grid connected mode. Microgrid systems engineering course by ENO is interactive course with a lot of class discussions and exercises aiming to provide you a useful resource for microgrid applications. With Microgrid Systems Engineering Training, you will learn more about application of energy storage in microgrids, coordination of wind farms, Photovoltaic (PV) and loads in microgrids and how to operate the microgrid in an efficient way. If you are a professional who wants to know more about microgrid as an engineering system or need to apply systems engineering techniques to microgrids and validate your skills, you will benefit the presentations, examples, case studies, discussions, and individual activities upon the completion of the microgrid systems engineering training and will prepare yourself for your career.

Learn about the control approaches applied to microgrid components, decentralized controllers, centralized microgrid control, control of wind farms for maximum power, control of PV system, three phase and single phase converter control approaches, primary and secondary controllers for converters and peak shaving control in microgrids. You will also learn about energy management concepts in microgrids, performance of unbalanced/balanced microgrids, effect of uninterruptable power sources (UPSs) in microgrids and performance of grid connected/islanded microgrids. Finally, the microgrid systems engineering training will introduce a set of labs, workshops and group activities of real world case studies in order to prepare you to tackle all the related microgrid challenges.

Duration: 4 days

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  • If you are familiar with some aspects of Microgrid Systems Engineering Training, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Microgrid Systems Engineering Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Microgrid Systems Engineering Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Microgrid Systems Engineering Training – Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Microgrid Systems Engineering Training course is defined here:

• System engineers, system managers or product managers working on microgrids
• Engineering managers, business analysts, or system architects of microgrid area
• Design engineers, project engineers and industrial engineers having projects in microgrid area
• All professionals in the area of microgrids
• Non-engineers looking to understand new approaches in microgrids
• Individuals who are looking for technical training of microgrids
• Executives and managers who are looking to invest in microgrid area
• Investors and contractors who plan to make investments in microgrid or renewable energy industry.
• Technicians, operators, and maintenance personnel who are or will be working on microgrid projects

Microgrid Systems Engineering Training – Objectives:

Upon completing this Microgrid Systems Engineering Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Learn basics of systems engineering and concept of system and subsystem in systems engineering
• Understand basics of microgrids, main components, advantages of microgrids and operating principles in microgrids
• Explain systems engineering approach in order to design a microgrid
• Understand main components of a microgrid with their detailed performance and control
• Explain how to integrate renewable energy sources in microgrids
• Understand different control levels of microgrids
• Explain different operating modes in microgrids for islanded and grid connect mode of operation
• Learn how to control voltage/frequency or power in microgrids
• Understand the concept of energy management system (EMS) in microgrids
• Apply different control approaches for power electronic devices in microgrids
• Recognize different types of loads in microgrids
• Understand how to improve power quality in microgrids

Microgrid Systems Engineering Training – Course Syllabus:

Microgrid systems engineering training course consists of the following lessons, which can be revised and tailored to the client’s need:

Introduction to Systems Engineering

Systems Engineering Definition
Significance of Systems Engineering in Electrical Engineering
Background of System Engineering Applications
Concept of System in Systems Engineering
Notion of Subsystem
Components of a System
Required Tools for Systems Engineering
Purpose of Systems Engineering
Application of Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering Key Definitions
Systems Engineering Architecture
Engineered System
System’s Life Cycle

Introduction to Microgrids

What is a Microgrid?
Main Components of a Microgrid
Microgrid Applications
Microgrid Growth
Green Energy and Microgrids
Traditional Power Systems
Power Electronic Based Devices
Grid Connected Microgrid
Islanded Mode Microgrid
DC and AC Microgrids
Structure of Microgrids
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Centralized Microgrids
Decentralized Microgrids
AC-DC Hybrid Microgrids
Microgrid Stability
Microgrid Protection Studies

Systems Engineering Approach Applied to Microgrids

Basics of a Systems Engineering Approach
Process Overview of Systems Engineering Approach
Definition of System
Microgrid System
Microgrid Operation
Microgrid Performance
Microgrid Tests
Microgrid Manufacturing
Microgrid Cost and Scheduling
Microgrid Support and Training

Definition of Microgrid as a System

Definition of System
Elements of Microgrid as a System
Generation Units
Solar Panels
Wind Farms
Distributed Generation
Power Electronic Devices
Transmission System
Distribution System
Breaker
Grid
Loads
People as Elements of Microgrid System
Hardware
Software
Facilities
Microgrid Policies
Documents
System Level Qualities
System Level Properties and Characteristics
System Level Performance in Microgrids

State the Problem Related to Traditional Power Systems

Traditional Power Systems
Power Plants
Gas Turbines
Fossil Fuel Based Generation
Fluctuation of Gas and Oil Prices
CO2 Emission
Global Warming Issue
Nuclear Power Plants
Expensive Expansion Cost
Long Transmission Lines
Weak AC Grid Problem
Low Reliability
Low Efficiency of Power Plants
Slow Dynamics of Controllers
High Maintenance Cost
Central Controller Issues
Single Point of Failure

Microgrid as an Alternative

Electricity Generation Approaches
Isolation from Grid
Autonomous Operation
Benefits of Distributed Energy Resources
Reliability Improvements
Countries Active in Microgrids
Distribution Company Microgrid
Single User Microgrids
Hybrid Microgrids
Multi-User Microgrids
Cost Development
Operational Challenges
Smart Grid Technologies
Utility Franchise
Regulations and Laws
Clean Energy
Use of Sun as a Natural Source
Use of Wind as a Natural Source
Green Energy
High Reliability
Tidal Wave Generation
Combination of Renewable Energy Sources
Distributed Renewable Resources (DERs)

Microgrid Model Components

Transmission Lines
Long Transmission Line
Series Compensated Transmission Lines
Shunt Compensation
Active Filtering
Passive Filtering
Generation Sources
Distributed Generation
Solar Panels
Photovoltaic (PV) Unit
Wind Farms
Type 3 Wind Farms
Type 4 wind Generation Units
Offshore Wind Farms
Single Phase and Three Phase PV Systems
Power Electronic Devices
Three Phase and Single Phase Inverters
Power Electronic Switching
Pulse Width Modulation (PWM)
Dynamic Loads
Static Loads
Energy Storage
Energy Storage Control
Central Controller
Decentralized Controller
Breaker
Grid
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Smart Meters
Smart Houses
Smart Door Lock
Smart Air Conditioning
Smart Lighting
Smart TVs

Integrating the System as a Microgrid

Integrating Single Phase PV into Microgrid
Integrating Three Phase PV into Microgrid
Integrating Wind Farms to Microgrid
Integrating High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission into Microgrids
Integrating Energy Storage into Microgrid
Integrating Generators into Microgrids
Integrating Motors into Microgrids
Integrating Electric Vehicles into Microgrids
Integrating Car Charging Stations into Microgrids
Integrating SCADA Unit
Integrating Central Controllers
Integrating Decentralized Controllers

System Operation/ Microgrid Operation

Operating Principles of Microgrids
Operation of Wind Farms
Operating Principles of Solar Panels
Power Flow Studies in Microgrid Operation
Economic Operation of microgrid
Operation of Energy Storage
Electric Vehicle Operation
Charging Station Operation
Operation of Generators/Motors in Microgrids
Economic Dispatch
SCADA Operation Principle
Decentralized Operation Principle
Centralized Operation of Microgrids
Operation of Power Electronic Devices
Voltage Source Converter Operation
Current Source Converter Operation
Uninterruptable Power Source (UPS) Operation
Virtual Inertia Operation in Microgrids
Distributed Load Operation
Islanded Mode Operation
Grid Connected Microgrid Operation

Microgrid Performance

Power Quality in Microgrids
Active Filtering Application in Microgrids
Passive Filtering
Effect of Harmonics
Performance of Unbalanced Microgrids
Analysis of Unbalanced Microgrids
Total Harmonic Distortion
Analysis of Balanced Microgrids
Performance of Solar Panels
Performance of Wind Farm
Wind Farms Stability Issues
PV Harmonic Issues
Performance of Balanced Microgrids

Microgrid Energy Management

Definition of Energy Management Systems (EMS)
Monitoring Devices Performance in EMS
Reliability of Microgrid EMS
Optimal Dispatch in Microgrids
Vendors of Energy Management Systems in microgrids
Microgrid EMS Policies
Effect of Micro Turbines in Microgrid EMS
EMS for Solar Panels
EMS for Wind Turbines
EMS for Energy Storage
Cell Tower Energy Management
EMS in Islanded Operation
EMS in Grid Connected Microgrids
EMS for Diesel Generation
EMS for UPS
EMS for Loads
Distribution Network Operator (DNO) in Microgrids
Market Operator (MO)
Local Controllers
Real-time Data in EMS
Centralized and Decentralized EMS
Short Term and Long Term EMS

Microgrid System Analysis and Control

Systems Engineering Process Overview
Microgrid Configuration Management
Microgrid Modeling and Simulations
Microgrid Risk Management
Control of microgrids in Grid Connected Mode
Active and Reactive Power Control
Control of Parallel Renewable Energy Sources
Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT)
Droop Control of Active and Reactive Power
Control of Microgrids in Islanded Mode
Control of Voltage and Frequency
Control of Parallel Renewable Energy Sources in Islanded Mode
Inner Current Control
Voltage Source Converter Control
Current Source Converter Control
Phase Locked Loop (PLL) Control
Primary Controller
Secondary Controller
Tertiary Controller
Hierarchical Control of Microgrids
Coordination of PV and Battery
Coordination of Renewable Energy Sources
Demand Response Control
Load Shifting Control
Peak Shaving Control
Load Shedding Control
PV Smoothing Control
Reactive Power Compensation
Power Factor Correction
Fault Ride Through in Microgrids
Frequency Regulation

Microgrid Planning, Organizing and Managing

Systems Engineering Planning
Systems Engineering Planning Applied to Microgrids
Integrating System Development
Contractual Considerations
Management Considerations in Microgrids
Concept of Energy
Microgrid Operation Planning
Microgrid Generation Planning
Microgrid Energy Management Planning
Microgrid Fault Ride Through
Microgrid Demand Response
Microgrid Risk Management
Microgrid Cybersecurity
Microgrid Security Studies

Hands On, Workshops and Group Activities

Labs
Workshops
Group Activities

Sample Workshops and Labs for Microgrid Systems Engineering

Microgrid Simulation Case Study
Application of Wind Farms in Microgrid Simulation
Application of Solar Panels in Microgrids
Voltage and Frequency Control for Islanded Mode Microgrid
Power Control in Grid Connected Microgrid
Primary and Secondary Control
Control of Energy Storage in Microgrid
Demand Response Case Study
Peak Shaving Case Study
Stability Analysis of Microgrids
Experiments of Faults in Microgrids
Single Phase and Three Phase Faults
Effect of Long Transmission Lines on Microgrid Stability

Wrap-up
Microgrid Systems Engineering Training

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