Energy: Concepts and Applications

Smart Grids

Smart grids can broadly be identified as modernization of the electricity grid. This modernization however is comprehensive due to implications arising from the guiding principle of clean and sustainable energy. This chapter describes the planning and management of traditional electricity grids, explains the major drivers of change, and provides an overview of how smart grid functionalities support to these changes. Opportunities and challenges towards more reliable and economic electricity systems are also discussed.

Prof. Dr. Murat Alanyalı
DOI: 10.53478/TUBA.978-625-8352-00-9.ch12