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M. Rouhani, W. Huttema and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Effective thermal conductivity of packed bed adsorbers: part 1 – experimental study”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 123: 1204-1211. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.01.142

M. Rouhani and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Effective thermal conductivity of packed bed adsorbers: part 2 – theoretical model”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 123: 1212-1220. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.01.143

H. Bahrehmand, M. Ahmadi, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Analytical modeling of oscillatory heat transfer in coated sorption beds”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 121: 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2017.12.147

B. Baghapour, M. Rouhani, A. Sharafian, S. Behboodi Kalhori, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “A pressure drop study for packed bed adsorption thermal energy storage”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 138: 731-739.  DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.03.098

H. Bahrehmand, M. Ahmadi, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Oscillatory heat transfer in coated sorber beds: An analytical solution”, International Journal of Refrigeration (accepted, in press). DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2018.05.006

H. Bahrehmand, M. Khajehpour, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Finding optimal conductive additive content to enhance the performance of coated sorption beds: An experimental study”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 143:308-315

M. Rouhani, W. Huttema, M. Bahrami,(2018)  “Thermal conductivity of AQSOA FAM-Z02 packed bed adsorbers in open and closed adsorption thermal energy storage systems”, external link . Int. J. Refrig. vol 105, pp.158-168. 

H. Bahrehmand and M. Bahrami, (2019) “An analytical design tool for sorber bed heat exchangers of sorption cooling systems”, International Journal of Refrigeration, 100: 368-379.

M. Ahadi, J. Jankovic, M. Tam, B. Zahiri, M. S. Saha, J. Stumper, M. Bahrami (2019) “Characterization of Thermal and Electronic Conductivities of Catalyst Layers of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells” Fuel Cells 19(5), 550–560.

K. R. Gluesenkamp, A. Frazzica, A. Velte, S. Metcalf, Z. Yang, M. Rouhani, C. Blackman, M. Qu, E. Laurenz, A. Rivero‐Pacho, S. Hinmers, R. Critoph, M. Bahrami, G. Füldner and I. Hallin, (2020) “Experimentally Measured Thermal Masses of Adsorption Heat Exchangers”, Energies, 13(5): 1150.

E. Cerrah, C. McCague, M. Bahrami, (2020) “Sorbent based enthalpy recovery ventilator”, Energy and Buildings, 21119: 109755.

Z. Zhang, E. Lau, C. Botting, M. Bahrami (2020) “Naturally cooled heat sinks for battery chargers”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 147: 118911.

M. Cermak, M. Bahrami, (2020) Compression behavior of natural graphite sheet, (2020) SN Appl. Sci. 2, 357.

M. Cermak, X. Faure, M. A. Saket, M. Bahrami and M. Ordonez, (2020) "Natural Graphite Sheet Heat Sinks With Embedded Heat Pipes,, external link" in IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 80827-80835, 2020, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2988832.

M. Ahmadi, M. Fakoor Pakdaman and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Analytical investigation of thermal contact resistance (TCR) behavior under time-dependent thermal load", 2016 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM), San Jose, CA, 15-21. DOI: 10.1109/SEMI-THERM.2016.7458440

A. Gholami, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2016) "A modified steady state method for measurement of in-plane thermal conductivity", 2016 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM), San Jose, CA, 22-26. DOI: 10.1109/SEMI-THERM.2016.7458441

M. Rouhani, A. Sharafian, P. Cheppudira Thimmaiah, M. Nemati Mehr, A. Dhillon, W. Huttema, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "Performance enhancement of an adsorption cooling system with AQSOA FAM-Z02 and a low-finned tube evaporator", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

B. Baghapour, M. Rouhani, A. Sharafian, and M. Bahrami, (2016) "A semi-analytical relationship for pressure drop in granular adsorption packed beds", Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

A. Gholami, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2016) "A modified steady state method for measurement of in-plane thermal conductivity", 2016 IEEE SEMI-THERM Conference, San Jose, California.  DOI: 10.1109/SEMI-THERM.2016.7458441

M. Yazdanpour, P. Taheri, A. Mansouri and B. Schweitzer,(2016) "A circuit-based approach for electro-thermal modeling of lithium-ion batteries," 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM), San Jose, CA, 2016, pp. 113-127, doi: 10.1109/SEMI-THERM.2016.7458455.

F. Bagheri, M. A. Fayazbakhsh and M. Bahrami, (2016) "PDF fileThermodynamic investigation of a typical commercial refrigeration system", 32nd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM), San Jose, CA, 192-197.

M. Cermak, M. Ahmadi, M. Bahrami, and K. Lau, (2017) "Development of a Passively Cooled Outdoor Telecom Power Enclosure", 33rd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM): 13-18. DOI: 10.1109/SEMI-THERM.2017.7896901

M. Cermak, J. Kenna, and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Natural-graphite-sheet based heat sinks", 33rd Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM): 310-313.  DOI: 10.1109/SEMI-THERM.2017.7896947

M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Hybrid cooling systems for lithium ion batteries", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

P. Jamzad, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Performance evaluation of a new compact layered graphite heat exchanger", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

N. Mohammadaliha, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Experimental and theoretical study on the effect of the topography of condensing surface on the growth rate of droplets", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

M. Garcia-Poulin, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "A thermal study of power electronic component mounting and insulating solutions", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

M. Garcia-Poulin, M. Ahmadi and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Radiation and natural convection of aluminum heat sinks for power electronic cooling", ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA.

S. Bahrehmand, K. Fayazmanesh, W. Huttema, M. Ahmadi, C. McCague, M. Bahrami (2017). Analytical modeling of oscillatory heat transfer in coated sorption beds. International Sorption Heat Pump Conference (ISHPC 2017). Tokyo, Japan. August 7-10, 2017.

M. Rouhani, W. Huttema and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Effective thermal conductivity of adsorption packed beds", International Sorption Heat Pump Conference 2017, August 7-10, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.

M. Rouhani, A. Sharafian, P. C. Thimmaiah, W. Huttema and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Thermal management of a greehouse with adsorption energy storage", International Sorption Heat Pump Conference 2017, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.

M. Cermak and M. Bahrami, (2017) "Thermal performance of graphite heat sinks", IEEE SEMI-THERM Conference, San Jose, California, USA.

M. Cermak, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2018) "Graphite in clean technologies: the importance of availability of material production data," presented at Resources for Future Generations, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

M. Cermak, W. J. He, M. Bahrami, (2018) “A transient thermal tester as an alternative to thermocouples for characterizing heat sinks” 34th Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM): 148-154. DOI: 10.1109/SEMI-THERM.2018.8357366

M. Cermak; M. Bahrami; J. Kenna, (2018) “Natural graphite sheet heat sinks: A review of the material properties, benefits, and challenges” 34th Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM): 55 – 62. DOI: 10.1109/SEMI-THERM.2018.8357353

L. Kouchachvili, R. Djebbar, M. Rouhani, M. Bahrami, (2018) “Characterization of commercial grade sodium sulfide for residential heating applications”, ISEC 2018, Graz, Austria.

M. Cermak, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2018) "Graphite in clean technologies: the importance of availability of material production data," presented at Resources for Future Generations, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

M. Cermak, W. J. He, M. Bahrami, (2018) “A transient thermal tester as an alternative to thermocouples for characterizing heat sinks” 34th Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM): 148-154. DOI: 10.1109/SEMI- THERM.2018.8357366

M. Cermak, M. Bahrami; J. Kenna, (2018) “Natural graphite sheet heat sinks: A review of the material properties, benefits, and challenges” 34th Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM): 55 – 62. DOI: 10.1109/SEMI- THERM.2018.8357353

M. Garcia-Poulin, M. Ahmadi, M. Bahrami, E. Lau, C. Botting, “Thermal Resistance of Electrical Insulation for Bolted and Clamped Discrete Power Devices”, 34th Annual Semiconductor Thermal Measurement, Modelling and Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM): 176-180. DOI: 10.1109/SEMI-THERM.2018.8357371

City of Surrey, Engineering Department, BC Jan 2018, on "The role of energy storage in
sustainable technology"

M. Khajehpour, C. McCague, S. Shokoya and M. Bahrami (2018) "Effect of Conductive
Additives on Performance of CaCl2-Silica Gel Sorbent Materials" Heat Powered Cycles
Conference. Bayreuth, Germany. September 16-19, 2018.

M. Erdogan, C. McCague, S. Graf, M. Bahrami, A. Bardow, (2018) "Squaring the circle in drying high-humidity air by a novel composite sorbent with high uptake and low pressure-drop,” Heat Powered Cycles Conference. Bayreuth, Germany. September 16-19, 2018.

E. Cerrah, C. McCague, M. Bahrami, (2018) "Air-channel composite desiccant for northern climate humidity recovery ventilation system," Heat Powered Cycles Conference. Bayreuth, Germany. September 16-19, 2018

M. Khajehpour, C. McCague, S. Shokoya and M. Bahrami (2018) "Effect of Conductive
Additives on Performance of CaCl2-Silica Gel Sorbent Materials" Heat Powered Cycles
Conference. Bayreuth, Germany. September 16-19, 2018.

M. Rouhani, L. Kouchachvili, R. Djebbar, M. Bahrami, (2019) “Thermochemical energy
storage for residential applications”, 5th Experts meeting of IEA SHC T58/ECES A33,
Ottawa, Canada.

S. Foroushani, I. Lapczak, J. Owen, M. Bahrami, 2019, "Thermal Modelling of District
Heating Networks: A Data-Driven Approach," International Conference on Polygeneration (Fukuoka, Japan)

N. Mohammadaliha, S. Foroushani, M. Bahrami, (2019), "Heat recovery ventilators for
dehumidi cation of greenhouses: Analytical modelling," International Conference on
Polygeneration (Fukuoka, Japan).

C. McCague, S. Shokoya, E. Cerrah, M. Bahrami, (2019)“Hygroscopic salts in porous matrices: Thermophysical properties and lab-scale testing for air conditioning applications,” The Fifth International Symposium on Innovative Materials and Processes in Energy Systems, IMPRES2019, 20th - 23rd October, Kanazawa, Japan

M. Cermak, N. Perez, and M. Bahrami, (2019) “Thermal conductivity and diffusivity of natural
graphite sheet”, accepted for presentation at The Second Pacific Rim Thermal Engineering Conference, December 13-17, 2019, Maui, Hawaii, USA.

Industry events

M. Cermak, C. McCague, S. Foroushani, M. Garcia-Poulin, Z. Zhang, and M. Bahrami, (2018) "Graphite Thermal Management Products ", BCTECH Summit, Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada (exhibit)

Invited technical talks presented by Majid Bahrami

Next-Generation Efficient Thermal Management Systems. The Iranian Engineers of British Columbia Association (IEBCA), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2015. (keynote)

Efficient Heat and Water Management. The Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech (SRCTec), Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 2016.

Efficient Heat and Water Management. Innovation Council of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016.

Next-Generation Efficient Thermal Management Systems. FANNIBC, North Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016.

Putting Waste-Heat to Work: The Future of Clean Technologies. SFU President's Faculty Lecture Series, Burnaby, BC, Canada, 2016. (keynote).

From Waste to Clean Food: The Future of Clean Technology, Association of Professional Engineers and Geologists of British Columbia, Whistler, BC, Canada, October 20, 2017.

Canada’s Climate Change Moonshot: BC-made solutions and clean-tech breakthroughs, Pacific Institute for Climate Change (PICS), Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 15, 2017.

From Waste to Clean Food: Future of Sustainable Clean Technology, 2nd Annual UNICEF SFU: World Water Gala, Burnaby, BC, Canada, March 3, 2018.

Sorption Chillers and Thermal Storage: Materials, components, models, and systems, Invite Speaker, Workshop, August 2018, CanmetENERGY Ottawa.

Future of Electronic Cooling, NORSAT, Richmond, BC, July 2018, Invited talk.

Novel Atmospheric Water Harvesting: Utilization of Sorption Technology, Keynote lecture, ‘Sorption Friends’ workshop, Pisa, Italy, July 2018.

Clean Technology and Future of Sustainability, Keynote, April 2018, Annual Conference of Science Writers and Communicators of Canada (SWCC), Vancouver, Canada.

Harvesting Fresh Water from Atmosphere: Future of Sustainable Clean Technology, Invited Speaker, World Water Gala 2018 UNICEF, Vancouver, Canada, March 2018.

Ex-situ and in-situ gas diffusivities of PEM fuel cell catalyst layers, Invited keynote, 5th
International Symposium on Innovative Materials and Processes in Energy Systems,
IMPRES 2019, Kanazawa, Japan, October 23, 2019.

Integration of Mobile Thermal Storage in City of Surrey’s District Energy Network, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions workshop, City of Surrey, BC, September 3, 2019.

Advances in Thermal Energy Storage and Sorption Technology, Tokyo Institute of
Technology, Tokyo, Japan, Professor Kato Lab, May 2019.

Sorption Heat Transformers and Thermal Storage: Materials, Components, Systems,
Keynote lecture, International Conference on Polygeneration, Fukuoka, Japan, May 2019.

Sorption Chillers and Thermal Storage: Materials, components, models, and systems,
Workshop Planning of Collaboration R&D Task Activities Integrated Advanced Compact
Heat Storage Buildings Energy Systems, April 2019, CanmetENERGY, Ottawa.

Role of Thermal Energy Storage in Sustainable District Energy Networks, Danish Technical University, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 2019.

Role of Thermal Energy Storage in Sustainable District Energy Networks, Technical
University of Berlin, Germany, March 2019.

Role of Thermal Energy Storage in Sustainable District Energy Networks, Karlsruhe
Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, March 2019.

Putting Waste Heat to Work: The Future of Clean Technologies, Innovate BC Moonshot
meeting, Keynote, January 2019.

Putting Waste Heat to Work: The Future of Clean Technologies, SFU Innovates, Keynote, January 2019.

News articles/interviews

Electric vehicles as part of Canada’s climate change solution, external link

Waste Heat: Innovators Turn to an Overlooked Renewable Resource, external link (May 2018)  

Canada’s Climate Change Moonshot: BC-made solutions and clean-tech breakthroughs, CBC Radio One, Early Edition with Rick Claugh, 2017/05/15

Mina Rouhani, Hesam Bahrehmand, Claire McCague, Majid Bahrami and three more group members attended Heat Powered Cycles Conference September 16-19, 2018, Center for Energy Technology, University of Bayreuth (Bayreuth, Germany). The conference includes a presentation of the first joint paper with Prof. Bardow’s research team at RWTH Aachen University.

Organized “Canada-Germany collaboration and NSERC CREATE/DFG IRTG proposal” workshop attended by researchers from Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), RWTH Aachen University, OTH Regensburg, University of Florence, and Advanced Energy Technology Institute (ITAE) “Nicola Giordano”, National Research Council (CNR) (Messina, Italy). Sept. 16, 2018, Hotel Rheingold, Bayreuth, Germany

Organized “Canada-Europe Collaboration” workshop to discuss Horizon 2020 and NSERC- DFG funding opportunities attended by researchers from Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), RWTH Aachen University, OTH Regensburg, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, University of Florence, and Advanced Energy Technology Institute (ITAE) “Nicola Giordano”, National Research Council (CNR) (Messina, Italy), Sept. 19, 2018, University of Bayreuth.

OTH Regensburg visit Sept. 20, 2018. Meeting and lab tour. Host: Prof. Belal Dawoud Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) visit Sept. 21, 2018. Meeting and lab tour. Hosts: Gerrit Füldner, Eric Laurenz, Peter Schossig University of Freiburg visit Sept. 21, 2018. Meeting and lab tour. Host: Stefan Hess.

Four-month internship completed by doctoral student, Mina Rouhani at CANMET Energy, Natural Resources Canada (Ottawa), Internship report: "Thermochemical energy storage systems", Mentor: Dr. Reda Djebbar. Internship: 01/02/2018-31/05/2018.

Workshops

Dr. Bahrami’s team, in collaboration with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions and City of Surrey, organized a workshop “Integration of Mobile Thermal Storage in City of Surrey’s District Energy Network”, September 3, 2019.

Mina Rouhani, Hesam Bahrehmand, Majid Bahrami and two more group members attended the 5th IEA Experts Meetings, Joint IEA Technology Collaboration Programs (TCP) on Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) Task 58 and Energy Conservation through Energy Storage (ECES) Annex 33 in Ottawa, May 2019.

Majid Bahrami, Sepehr Foroushani and three other members of the research team participated in the International Conference on Polygeneration ICP2019, organized by the International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (WPI-I2CNER) in Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Four-month internship by doctoral student, Ali Rahnama at CORE Energy Recovery Systems (Vancouver), 01/01/2019-31/04/2019

Conference Presentations 

NEST Network's Summer School – Toronto – ON 2016

NEST Network's Winter School – Ottawa – ON 2016

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Oct 2017, "The future of sustainable technology"

NEST-Network winter school, Feb 22-23, 2018 - Shawinigan, QC. • NEST Network's Summer School – Toronto – ON 2018

M. Cermak, C. McCague, and M. Bahrami, (2018) “Graphite in clean technologies: the importance of availability of material production data”, Resources for Future Generations, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

NEST Network's Summer School – Toronto – ON 2019

M. Rouhani, L. Kouchachvili, R. Djebbar, M. Bahrami, (2019) “Thermochemical energy storage for residential applications”, 5th Experts meeting of IEA SHC T58/ECES A33, Ottawa, Canada.

S. Foroushani, I. Lapczak, J. Owen, M. Bahrami, (2019), "Thermal Modelling of District Heating Networks: A Data-Driven Approach," International Conference on Polygeneration (Fukuoka, Japan).

N. Mohammadaliha, S. Foroushani, M. Bahrami, (2019), "Heat recovery ventilators for dehumidi cation of greenhouses: Analytical modelling," International Conference on Polygeneration (Fukuoka, Japan).

C. McCague, S. Shokoya, E. Cerrah, M. Bahrami, (2019)“Hygroscopic salts in porous matrices: Thermophysical properties and lab-scale testing for air conditioning applications,” The Fifth International Symposium on Innovative Materials and Processes in Energy Systems, IMPRES2019, 20th - 23rd October, 2019, Kanazawa, Japan.

M. Rouhani, M. Bahrami, (2020) “Capacitance-resistance Modeling of Sorption Thermal Energy Storage Systems”, accepted for poster presentation at the 14th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES 2020), Düsseldorf, Germany (postponed until 16-18 March 2021).

NEST Network's Winter School – Vancouver – BC 2020

A. Rupp, H. Baier, P. Mertiny, and M. Secanell, (2016) "Analysis of a flywheel energy storage system for light rail transit,, external link" Energy, 107: 625-638

M. Skinner, M. Secanell and P. Mertiny, (August 2018) “Observed effects of vibrationally induced fretting on bearing-shaft systems in flywheel energy storage systems”,, external link Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 837–845

G. Ertz, T. Hrynik, D. Lafleur, P. Mertiny, M. Secanell, and N. Wagner, “Design of Low-Cost Fly Wheel Energy Storage Systems”, SAMPE JOURNAL 53 (6), 18-26

V. Kale and M Secanell, (November 2018) “A comparative study between optimal metal and composite rotors for flywheel energy storage systems, external link”, Energy Reports, Volume 4, Pages 576-585

M. Skinner, M. Suess, M. Secanell, P. Mertiny, (2016) "Design of a Composite Flywheel Rotor for Long- Term Energy Storage in Residential Applications", Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering International Congress 2016, 6 pages

P. Langheim, P. Mertiny, (2016). Prediction of residual stresses in a thick composite cylinder after manufacturing and curing. In Proc. CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, Anaheim, CA, USA, September 26-29, 15 pages

V. Kale and M. Secanell,(2020) Improving the energy capacity and cost effectiveness of flywheel rotors in grid-scale energy storage systems by varying their shape, speed and size, Proceedings of the 2020 28th Conference on Nuclear Engineering Joint With the ASME 2020 Power Conference, ICONE28 - Power2020, August 2-6, 2020, Anaheim, California, USA

M. Skinner, V. Kale, P. Meritny and M. Secanell, Flywheel Energy Storage Systems Design Optimization and Passive Discharge, NEST Winter school, Ottawa University

V. Kale, M. Skinner, P. Mertiny and M. Secanell, Flywheel Energy Storage Systems: Analysis and Optimization, NESTNet Summer school, Ryerson University (Poster)

D. Sun, V. Kale, P. Mertiny and M. Secanell, Mathematical modeling, Design, Fabrication and Testing of Flywheels for Grid-scale Energy Storage, NEST Winter school, École Polytechnique de Montréal

V.Kale, D.Sun, P.Mertiny and M. Secanell, Optimization and Fabrication of Flywheels for Energy Storage, NESTNet Summer school, Ryerson University (Poster)

D.Sun, V.Kale, P.Mertiny and M. Secanell, Optimization and Fabrication of Flywheels for Energy Storage, NESTNet Summer school, Ryerson University, June 2019 (Poster) – Best poster award

V. Kale, Shape Optimization of Flywheels at The International American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Power conference, external link, won the 3rd prize, external link for her paper and video presentation

Wang Z., S-K Ting D., Carriveau R., and Xiong W., (2016) “Design and thermodynamic analysis of a multi-level underwater compressed air energy storage system, external link” Journal of Energy Storage, 5: 203-211

Wang Z., S-K Ting D., Carriveau R., and Xiong W., (2016), “Conventional and advanced exergy analyses of an underwater compressed air energy storage system, external link”, Applied Energy, 180: 810-822

Wang Z., Xiong W., S-K Ting D., and Carriveau R., (2017) “Comparison of underwater and underground CAES systems for integrating floating offshore wind farms, external link”, Journal of Energy Storage, 14: 810-822

K.P. Bassett, R. Carriveau, and D.S.-K. Ting., (2017) “Integration of buoyancy- based energy storage with utility scale wind energy generation, external link”, Journal of Energy Storage, 14: 256-263

Miller L., Carriveau R., and Harper S., (2018) “Innovative financing for renewable energy project development – recent case studies in North America, external link”, International Journal of Environmental Studies, 75: 121-134

Ebrahimi M., McGillis A., Ting D. and Carriveau R., (2018) “A CFD Based Empirical Model for Assessing Gas Holdup in Bubble Columns”, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 

Wang Z., Xiong W., S-K Ting D., Carriveau R., Wang Z. Underwater and underground CAES systems for integrating floating offshore wind farms. OFFSHORE ENERGY AND STORAGE 2016. Valleta, Malta. July 13-16 2016.

Miller L., Carriveau R. Energy storage financing mechanics. OFFSHORE ENERGY AND STORAGE 2017. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Cape Cod, USA. July 12-14 2017.

Carriveau R. Offshore Energy Storage – The Great Enabler. IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society Invited Talks Series, Cape Cod, USA. July 14 2017.

Wang Z., Carriveau R., Ting D., Wang Z. A Preliminary Techno-economic Assessment of a Hybrid Energy System with Battery-UWCAES Energy Storage in an Island. OFFSHORE ENERGY AND STORAGE 2018. University of Nottingham, Ningbo Campus, China. July 4-6 2018.

 

Offshore Energy and Storage, Ningbo 2018, external link

Offshore Energy and Storage, Cape Cod 2017, external link

Carriveau R. Offshore Energy Storage – The Great Enabler. IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society Invited Talks Series, Cape Cod, USA. July 14 2017.

Offshore proponents from across Canada and the US joined to discuss the opportunities and barriers to offshore renewables in Canada.

Collaborative Analysis Sessions revealed insights into what needs to happen in Canada to proceed with offshore energy and storage. These will appear in an upcoming manuscript in development.

D. Lefebvre, P. Amyot, B. Ugur, F. H. Tezel, (2016). “Adsorption Prediction and Modeling of Thermal Energy Storage Systems: A Parametric Study”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 55, 4760-4772. 

D. Lefebvre, and F. H. Tezel, (2017). “A review of Energy Storage Technologies with a Focus on Adsorption Thermal Energy Storage Processes for Heating Applications”, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 67, pp. 116-125. 

E. E. Miller, Y. Hua, and F. H. Tezel, (2018). “Materials for energy storage: Review of electrode materials and methods of increasing capacitance for supercapacitors,” J. Energy Storage, vol. 20, no. February, pp. 30–40, December, 2018.

H. Rahaman, M.T.Iqbal, (2019)“A Comparison of Solar Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal Collector for Residential Water Heating and Space Heating System, European Journal of Engineering Research and Science, external link”, December, 2019. 

R. Rasha and M. T. Iqbal, (2019). “Design and analysis of a solar water heating system with thermal storage for residential applications”, Journal of Sustainable Energy, No. 2, December 2019.

R. Rasha, M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Yearly Heat Loss Analysis of a Heat Recovery Ventilator Unit for a Single-Family House in St. John’s, NL, Canada”, European Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EJECE) Vol 3 No 5. 2019.

Y. Hua, B. Ugur, and F. H. Tezel, (2019) “Adsorbent screening for thermal energy storage application,” Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, vol. 196, pp. 119–123.

Y. Hua, A. Godin, and F. H. Tezel, (2019) “Water Vapor Adsorption in Silica Gel for Thermal Energy Storage Application,” Adv. Mater. Lett., vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 124–127.

B. Ugur, and F. H. Tezel, (2015) “Modeling Thermal Energy Storage by Adsorption”, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT 2015), held in Kruger National Park, South Africa, July 19-23, 2015 pages. Won the Outstanding paper award at the Conference.

D. Lefebvre, and F.H. Tezel, (2015) “Thermal Energy Storage Through Adsorption Processes”, 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Calgary, Alberta, October 4-7 (2015)

P. Amyot, D. Lefebvre, A. Godin, F. H. Tezel, (2016) “Adsorbent Screening for Thermal Energy Storage Application”, 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, October 16-19, 2016.

D. Lefebvre, P. Amyot, B. Ugur and F. H. Tezel, (2016) “Adsorption Prediction and Modeling of Thermal Energy Storage Systems: A Parametric Study”, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, Nov 13-18, 2016.

F. H. Tezel, (2016) “Use of Adsorbents for Heat and Mass Transfer Applications”, 3rd International Conference of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 2-3, 2016. Invited Keynote.

F.H. Tezel, and P. Acchione, (2017) “Strategic Electricity Inter-Ties”, Presentation done to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Natural Resources on behalf of Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), October 4, 2017.

D. A. Bardy, C. A. Cruickshank, F. H. Tezel, Y. Hua, and W. P. Wong, (2018) “The Effects of Fluidization and Vacuum Regeneration on Water Adsorption for Seasonal Thermal Energy Storage”, 14th International Energy Storage Conference – EnerStock 2018, Adana, Turkey, April 25-28, 2018.

D. A. Bardy, C. A. Cruickshank, F. H. Tezel, Y. Hua, and W. P. Wong, (2018) “The Effects of Fluidization and Vacuum Regeneration on Water Adsorption for Seasonal Thermal Energy Storage”, 14th International Energy Storage Conference – EnerStock 2018, Adana, Turkey, April 25-28, 2018.

Y. Hua, A. Godin, T. Alenko, B. Ugur and F. H. Tezel, (2018) “Adsorbent Screening for Thermal Energy Storage Application”, 14th International Energy Storage Conference – EnerStock 2018, Adana, Turkey, April 25-28, 2018.

R.i Rasha, D. Gupta and M. T. Iqbal, (2018) “Design and modeling of a solar water heating system for a house in Bangladesh”, presented at 27th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov.13, 2018

Y. Hua and F. H. Tezel, (2018) “Thermal Energy Storage (TES) with Silica Gel at Low Regeneration Temperature”, The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Oct 28-Nov 2 (2018).

M. Rahaman, R. Rasha, M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Design and Analysis of a Solar Water Heating
System for a Detached House in Newfoundland”, presented at CCECE 2019

R. Rasha, H. Rahaman, T. Iqbal, (2019) “Sizing, modeling and analysis of a solar seasonal
energy storage for space heating in Newfoundland”, presented at CSME-CFDSC 2019.

Y. Hua, F. H. Tezel, (2019) “Water vapor adsorption in silica gel for thermal energy storage
application”, 11th Annual Postdoctoral Research Day, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, March 21 (2019).

Y.H. Carrier, F.H. Tezel, (2019) “Adsorption Material for Thermal Energy Storage at Low Relative Humidity Operating Conditions”, The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 10-15 (2019).

M. H. Rahaman, M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Load analysis of RUET, ECE building and design of a rooftop PV system to meet all its energy needs”, 28th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov. 2019.

R. Rasha and M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Experimental investigation of yearly energy loss through a heat recovery ventilator unit in Newfoundland”, 28th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov. 2019

F.H. Tezel, (2020) “Different Applications of Adsorption Processes: From Gas and Liquid Separations to Energy Storage and Membranes”, Gordon Research Conference on Chemical Separations, Galveston, Texas, USA, January 26-31 (2020). (Invited talk).

F.H. Tezel, (2016) “New Technology Developments for Climate Change”, uOttawa’s Role in Combatting Global Warming, Ottawa, Ontario March 21, 2016. (Invited talk)

F.H. Tezel, (2016) “Applications of Adsorption and Adsorbent Membranes to Renewable Energy”, Graduate Research Symposium, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 27, 2016. (Invited Keynote)

F.H. Tezel, (2016) “Use of Adsorbents for Heat and Mass Transfer Applications”, 3rd International Conference of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 2-3, 2016. (Invited Keynote)

Attended the NEST Net 2016 Summer School at Ryerson, June 2016 with UG and M.A.Sc. Student

F.H. Tezel, (2017) “Thermal Energy Storage System in Adsorbent Beds”. Capacity Building Workshop on Energy Planning & Implementation Organized by Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation, September 27, 2017. (Invited talk)

F. H. Tezel, (2017) “Applications of Adsorption Processes for Sustainable Energy Sources”, Invited talk at Carleton University in Ottawa as part of their Sustainable Energy Seminar Series, October 10, 2017. (Invited talk)

F. H. Tezel, and P. Acchione, “Strategic Electricity Inter-Ties”, Presentation done to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Natural Resources on behalf of Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), October 4 (2017).

Attended NEST Net 2017 Summer School held in Toronto on June 19 – 23, with Post-Doc.

Attended the NEST Net 2017 Winter School for Theme 1 held in Ottawa, February 2017, with Post-Doc, M.A.Sc. and UG Student

F. H. Tezel gave an interview to the Turkish Radio and Television (TRT 1) on the radio while she was attending the World Energy Storage Conference in Adana, Turkey. TRT 1 Radio is equivalent to CBC Radio 1 in Canada. This interview was broadcasted in Turkish.

Attended NEST Net 2018 Summer School held in Toronto in June 18 – 21, with Post-Doc

Attended NEST Net 2018 Theme 1 and 4 Joint Winter School held in Shawinigan, QC in Feb 22-23, with Post-Doc.

F. H. Tezel “NESTNet (NSERC Energy Storage Technology Network”, 14th International Energy Storage Conference – EnerStock 2018, Adana, Turkey, April 25-28, 2018. Invited Keynote.

Y. Hua, A. Godin, T. Alenko, B. Ugur and F. H. Tezel, (2018) “Adsorbent Screening for Thermal Energy Storage Application”, 14th International Energy Storage Conference – EnerStock 2018, Adana, Turkey, April 25- 28, 2018. (Invited Keynote)

F. H. Tezel gave an invited keynote speech talking about the NESTNet in Canada at the EnerSTOCK2018 Conference held in Adana, Turkey in April 2018.

F. H. Tezel had an interview with Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) Radio 1 (Turkish equivalent for CBC Radio 1) about the Thermal Energy Storage technologies, in general, during the EnerSTOCK2018 Conference held in Adana, Turkey in April 2018.

Y. Hua and F. H. Tezel, (2018) “Thermal Energy Storage (TES) with Silica Gel at Low Regeneration Temperature”, The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Oct 28-Nov 2, 2018.

Y. Hua and F. H. Tezel, (2018) “Water vapor adsorption in silica gel for thermal energy storage application”, 11th Annual Postdoctoral Research Day at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa,ON, March 21, 2019.

F. H. Tezel is on the organizing committee for the 2019 IEA Compact Heat Storage IEA SHC Task 58/ ECES Annex 33 Experts Meeting to be held in Ottawa, Canada in May 2019.

F. H. Tezel is leading the initiative on “Energy Storage” on behalf of the Energy Task Force of OSPE (Ontario Society of Professional Engineers).

M.A.Sc. Student, C. Strong received the IES (International experience scholarship)
from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Ottawa, to spend 2019 Fall semester (Sep. - Dec. 2019) at the “AEE - INSTITUT FÜR NACHHALTIGE TECHNOLOGIEN” in Austria conducting the CREATE project (Compact Retrofit Advanced Thermal Energy storage), which is closely related to the current NESTNet research project.

F. H. Tezel, (2019) “How can we make our society more sustainable?” Soapbox Science, Ottawa,Ontario, September 14, (2019). (Invited Talk)

Y. Hua and F. H. Tezel, (2019) “1.4 Adsorption Based Thermal Energy Storage for Space
Heating and Cooling Applications”, Leading the Charge Conference, Toronto, ON, June
20, 2019

Sent the Post-doc and the M.A.Sc. student to the NESTNet 2018 Summer School and the NESTNet Technical Conference and AGM in Toronto, ON, June 17-19, 2019.

F. H. Tezel, (2019) “Adventures of an Engineering Professor”, Interdisciplinary Conference in
Psychology, Ottawa, Ontario, May 16 (2019). (Invited Talk)

Md. Habibur Rahaman, R. Rasha, M. T. Iqbal, “Design and Analysis of a Solar Water Heating System for a Detached House in Newfoundland”, presented at CCECE 2019

Y.H. Carrier, F.H. Tezel, (2019) “Adsorption Material for Thermal Energy Storage at Low Relative Humidity Operating Conditions”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 10-15 (2019).

Md. H. Rahaman, M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Load analysis of RUET, ECE building and design of a rooftop PV system to meet all its energy needs”, presented at 28th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov. 2019

R. Rasha and M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Experimental investigation of yearly energy loss through a heat recovery ventilator unit in Newfoundland”, presented at 28th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov. 2019

R. Rasha, H. Rahaman, T. Iqbal, (2019) “Sizing, modeling and analysis of a solar seasonal energy storage for space heating in Newfoundland”, presented at CSMECFDSC 2019

F. H. Tezel and Y.H. Carrier were on the organizing committee for the “5TH International Energy Agency (IEA) Experts Meetings - Joint IEA Technology Collaboration Programs (TCP) on Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) Task 58 and Energy Conservation through Energy Storage (ECES) Annex 33” in collaboration with Natural Resource Canada (NRCan). The conference was held on May 1-3, 2019 at the University of Ottawa.

Attended NEST Net 2019 Theme 1 Winter School held in Edmonton, AB on Feb 22, with M.A.Sc. student (Curtis Strong).

Attend the “2020 NESTNet Theme 1 Winter School” on Feb. 21, 2020 in Surrey, BC with M.A.Sc. student C. Strong (UOttawa) and co-supervised M.Eng. student M. Zamanlou (Memorial U)

A. Adel and B. Venkatesh, (December 2017) “Line-Wise Power Flow and Voltage Collapse”, IEEE Transactions in Power Systems

W. Freitas, V. C. Da Cunha, T. R. Ricciardi and Bala Venkatesh, (2017) Assessing Energy
Storage Potential to Facilitate the Increased Penetration of Photovoltaic Generators and
Electric Vehicles in Distribution Networks, 2017 IEEE Power and Energy Society Genera lMeeting (PESGM), Chicago, United States, July 16 – 20, 2017.

K. Masteri, B. Venkatesh, and, W. Freitas, (2018) “A Fuzzy Optimization Model for Distribution System Asset Planning with Energy Storage”, IEEE Transactions in Power Systems

A. Adel and B. Venkatesh, (2018) “Line-Wise Power Flow and Voltage Collapse”, IEEE Transactions in Power Systems

A. A. Mohamed and B. Venkatesh, Line-Wise Optimal Power Flow Solution based on Successive Linear Programming, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Accepted, Nov. 2018

A. A. Mohamed and B. Venkatesh, "Line-Wise Power Flow and Voltage Collapse", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 3768-3778, July 2018.

K. Masteri and B. Venkatesh, (2018) A Model for Distribution System Asset Planning Including
Battery Energy Storage, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Accepted, 2018.

K. Masteri, B. Venkatesh and W. Freitas, (2018) A Fuzzy Optimization Model for Distribution
System Asset Planning with Energy Storage, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 33
(5): 5114-5123, 2018

G. Barai, M. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, (2018) Optimization of Hybrid Energy Storage
Systems for Power Curve Smoothening at Grid Scale, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 41 (2): 87-94, 2018.

A. A. Mohamed and B. Venkatesh, "(2018) Line-Wise Power Flow and Voltage Collapse", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 3768-3778, July 2018.

A. Mazzucco, D. Brandolino, J. Psaila, A. A Mohamed, B.Venkatesh, (2019) “A Cloud-Based Power Flow Assessment Tool”, 2019 IEEE REPE, Toronto, Sep. 2019.

A. Elkasrawy, B. Venkatesh, (2020) “Demand Response Cooperative and Demand Charge," Published in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2020.

A. Elkasrawy, B. Venkatesh, (2020) “Positive demand response and multi-hour net benefit test”, Electric Power Systems Research, Volume 183, 2020.

B. Rosado, R. Torquato, B. Venkatesh, H. B. Gooi, W. Freitas, and M. J. Rider, (2020) Method for Optimizing the Demand Contracted by Large Customers with Intermittent Generation, Accepted, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 2020.

C. Opathella, A. Elkasrawy, A. A. Mohamed and B. Venkatesh, (2020) "Optimal Scheduling of Merchant-Owned Energy Storage Systems with Multiple Ancillary Services," in IEEE Open Access Journal of Power and Energy, vol. 7, pp. 31-40, 2020.

C. Opathella, A. Elkasrawy, A. A. Mohamed and B. Venkatesh, (2020) "MILP formulation for generation and storage asset sizing and sitting for reliability constrained system planning." International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems 116, 2020.

Conference Presentations 

Conferences attended and presented papers:

EPEC 2018, Ayman Elkasrawy, Amr Adel, Bala Venkatesh

IEEE PES 2018 General Meeting at Portland, Bala Venkatesh

EPEC 2019, Amr Adel, Bala Venkatesh

3 Disclosures Initiated.

B. Venkatesh and M. Awadallah, (2016) “Electricity storage reaches new heights,” Electric Energy T&D Magazine, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp. 31 – 33

M. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, (2016) “Accuracy improvement of SOC estimation in lithium-ion batteries,” Journal of Energy Storage, Volume. 6, pp. 95 – 104

M. Awadallah, B. Venkatesh, and H. Subramanian, (Autumn 2016) “PMESS the shape of ESS to come,” Batteries International, Issue 101, pp. 76-79

M. Awadallah and B. Venkatesh, (October 2017) “Pole-mounted battery energy storage for reliability enhancement of local distribution companies,” Electric Power Systems Research, Volume 13, pp. 425-434

 

M. Baun, M. Awadallah, and B. Venkatesh, “Implementation of load curve smoothing algorithm based on battery energy storage system,” Proc. Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 15 – 18, 2016.

2 commercialization contracts are completed, product is in market.

T. Kamel, Y. Biletskiy and L. Chang, (2016) “Real Time Diagnosis for Open Circuited and Unbalance Faults in Electronic Converters connected to Residential Wind Systems”, external link, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Volume 63, Issue 3 pp.1781-1792, March 2016. 

S. Xu, L. Chang, and R. Shao, (June 2016) “Evolution of single-phase power converter topologies underlining power decoupling”, external link, Chinese Journal of Electrical Engineering, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.24-39

L. Chang, W. Zhang, S. Xu, and K. Spence, (2017) “Review on distributed energy storage systems for utility applications”, external link, CPSS Transactions on Power Electronics and Applications, Volume. 2, Issue 4, pp.267 - 276, December 2017.

X. Zhao, and L. Chang, (2017) “Active and reactive power decoupling control of grid-connected inverters in stationary reference frame”, external link, Chinese Journal of Electrical Engineering, Volume. 3, Issue 3, pp.18-24, December 2017.

S. Xu, R. Shao, L. Chang, and M. Mao, (2018) “Single-Phase Differential Buck- Boost Inverter with Pulse Energy Modulation and Power Decoupling Control”, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, early access

B. Cao, L. Chang, and R. Shao, (2018) “Predictive Current Controller for Single-Phase Grid-Connected VSIs with Compensation for Time-Delay Effect and System Uncertainty”, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, early access

S. Xu, B. Cao, L. Chang, R. Shao, M. Mao, (2019) “Single-Phase Voltage
Source Inverter with Voltage Boosting and Power Decoupling Capabilities”, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Early Access.

S. Xu, L. Chang, R. Shao, B. Cao, (2019) “Single-Phase Buck-Boost Inverter with Pulse Energy Modulation”, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, Oct. 2019 Early Access.

S. Xu, B. Cao, L. Chang, R. Shao, (2020) “Pulse Energy Modulation on a SinglePhase Bridge Inverter with Power Decoupling Capability”, external link, IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (JESTPE), Mar. 2020 Early Access.

S. Xu, R. Shao, L. Chang and S. Yang, (2016) “Modified Pulse Energy Modulation Technique of a Three-Switch Buck-Boost Inverter”, 8th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2016), Milwaukee, USA, Sept. 18-22, 2016.

L. Chang, (2016) plenary speech of “Alternative Power System Resources Based on Direct Load Controls for Integration of Renewable Energy”, Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (ACEPT 2016), Singapore, Oct. 25-27, 2016.

H. Mohomad A R, S. A Saleh, L. Chang, R. Shao, S. Xu, (2017) “Observer-based Predictive Current Controller for Grid-Connected Single-Phase Wind Converter,” 2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2017), Tampa, USA, Mar. 26-30, 2017.

S. Xu, L. Chang, R. Shao, H. Mohomad A R, (2017) “Power Decoupling Method for Single-Phase Buck-Boost Inverter with Energy-based Control,” 2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2017), Tampa, USA, Mar. 26-30, 2017.

S. Xu, R. Shao, L. Chang (2017), “Single-Phase Voltage Source Inverter with Voltage-Boosting and Power Decoupling Capabilities,” IEEE 8th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG 2017), Florianopolis, Brazil, Apr. 17-20, 2017.

Y. Biletskiy, L. Chang, R. Shao, S. Nancekivell, (2017) “An FPGA-based Power Quality Monitoring and Event Identifier,” IEEE 8th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG 2017), Florianopolis, Brazil, Apr. 17-20, 2017.

S. Xu, L. Chang and R. Shao, (2017) “Pulse Energy Modulation on a Single-Phase Bridge Inverter with Power Decoupling Capability,” 9th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2017), Cincinnati, USA, Oct. 1-5, 2017.

L. Chang, panel presentation of “Generalized Energy Storage for New Power System Resources” at the IEEE Inaugural Workshop on Electronic Power Transmission and Distribution, Hefei, China.

L. Chang, plenary speech of (2017) “Alternative Power System Resources based on Distributed Energy”, Energy Innovation Forum, April 4-5, 2017, Fredericton, Canada.

L. Chang,( 2017) plenary speech of “Alternative Power System Resources based on Distributed Energy”, IEEE 8th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation (PEDG2017), April 17-20, Florianopolis, Brazil.

L. Chang, “Alternative Power System Resources based on Distributed Energy”, Plenary speech at the 5th IEEE International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering, Oshawa, Canada, August 14-17, 2017.

S.  Xu, M. Mao, R. Shao, L. Chang, (2018) “Voltage-Reference Active Power Decoupling Based on Boost Converter for Single-Phase Bridge Inverter,” International Power Electronics Conference (IPEC 2018 - ECCE Asia), Niigata, Japan, May 20-24, 2018.

S. Xu, R. Shao, L. Chang,(2018) “Single-Phase Voltage Source Inverter with Pulse Energy Modulation for Power Decoupling,” IEEE 9th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, Charlotte, USA, June 24-28, 2018.

S. Xu, R. Shao, L. Chang, (2018) “Single-Phase Voltage Source Inverter with Power Decoupling and Minimum Voltage Stress Modulation,” IEEE 9th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, Charlotte, USA, June 24-28, 2018.

S. Xu, L. Chang, R. Shao and H. Mohomad AR,(2018) “Single-Phase Bridge Inverter with Active Power Decoupling Based on Buck-Boost Converter,” Tenth Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2018), Portland, Oregon, Sept. 23 – 27, 2018.

S. Xu, L. Chang and R. Shao (2019), “Pulse Energy Modulation for a SinglePhase Bridge Inverter with Power Decoupling Capability”, 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2019), Anaheim, USA, March 17-21, 2019.

G. Song, B. Cao, L. Chang, R. Shao,(2019)“A Novel Adaptive Observer
Based DC-Link Voltage Control for Grid-Connected Power Converters”, The 10th IEEE
International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems
(PEDG2019), Xian, China, June 3-6, 2019.

W. Zhang, L. Chang and R. Shao,(2019) “A Novel Systematic Approach to
Construct and Assess Power Electronic Conversion Architectures Using Graph Theory and Its Application in Battery Systems”, The Eleventh Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2019), Baltimore, USA, Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2019.

S. Xu, R. Shao, L. Chang and S. Yang, (2016) “Modified Pulse Energy Modulation Technique of a Three-Switch Buck-Boost Inverter”, 8th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2016), Milwaukee, USA, Sept. 18-22, 2016.

L. Chang, (2016) plenary speech of “Alternative Power System Resources Based on Direct Load Controls for Integration of Renewable Energy”, Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (ACEPT 2016), Singapore, Oct. 25-27, 2016.

H. Mohomad A R, S. A Saleh, L. Chang, R. Shao, S. Xu, (2017) “Observer-based Predictive Current Controller for Grid-Connected Single-Phase Wind Converter,” 2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2017), Tampa, USA, Mar. 26-30, 2017.

S. Xu, L. Chang, R. Shao, H. Mohomad A R, (2017) “Power Decoupling Method for Single-Phase Buck-Boost Inverter with Energy-based Control,” 2017 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2017), Tampa, USA, Mar. 26-30, 2017.

S. Xu, R. Shao, L. Chang (2017), “Single-Phase Voltage Source Inverter with Voltage-Boosting and Power Decoupling Capabilities,” IEEE 8th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG 2017), Florianopolis, Brazil, Apr. 17-20, 2017.

Y. Biletskiy, L. Chang, R. Shao, S. Nancekivell, (2017) “An FPGA-based Power Quality Monitoring and Event Identifier,” IEEE 8th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG 2017), Florianopolis, Brazil, Apr. 17-20, 2017.

S. Xu, L. Chang and R. Shao, (2017) “Pulse Energy Modulation on a Single-Phase Bridge Inverter with Power Decoupling Capability,” 9th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2017), Cincinnati, USA, Oct. 1-5, 2017.

L. Chang, panel presentation of “Generalized Energy Storage for New Power System Resources” at the IEEE Inaugural Workshop on Electronic Power Transmission and Distribution, Hefei, China.

L. Chang, plenary speech of (2017) “Alternative Power System Resources based on Distributed Energy”, Energy Innovation Forum, April 4-5, 2017, Fredericton, Canada.

L. Chang,( 2017) plenary speech of “Alternative Power System Resources based on Distributed Energy”, IEEE 8th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation (PEDG2017), April 17-20, Florianopolis, Brazil.

L. Chang, “Alternative Power System Resources based on Distributed Energy”, Plenary speech at the 5th IEEE International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering, Oshawa, Canada, August 14-17, 2017.

S.  Xu, M. Mao, R. Shao, L. Chang, (2018) “Voltage-Reference Active Power Decoupling Based on Boost Converter for Single-Phase Bridge Inverter,” International Power Electronics Conference (IPEC 2018 - ECCE Asia), Niigata, Japan, May 20-24, 2018.

S. Xu, R. Shao, L. Chang,(2018) “Single-Phase Voltage Source Inverter with Pulse Energy Modulation for Power Decoupling,” IEEE 9th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, Charlotte, USA, June 24-28, 2018.

S. Xu, R. Shao, L. Chang, (2018) “Single-Phase Voltage Source Inverter with Power Decoupling and Minimum Voltage Stress Modulation,” IEEE 9th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, Charlotte, USA, June 24-28, 2018.

S. Xu, L. Chang, R. Shao and H. Mohomad AR,(2018) “Single-Phase Bridge Inverter with Active Power Decoupling Based on Buck-Boost Converter,” Tenth Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2018), Portland, Oregon, Sept. 23 – 27, 2018.

S. Xu, L. Chang and R. Shao (2019), “Pulse Energy Modulation for a SinglePhase Bridge Inverter with Power Decoupling Capability”, 2019 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2019), Anaheim, USA, March 17-21, 2019.

G. Song, B. Cao, L. Chang, R. Shao,(2019)“A Novel Adaptive Observer
Based DC-Link Voltage Control for Grid-Connected Power Converters”, The 10th IEEE
International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems
(PEDG2019), Xian, China, June 3-6, 2019.

W. Zhang, L. Chang and R. Shao,(2019) “A Novel Systematic Approach to
Construct and Assess Power Electronic Conversion Architectures Using Graph Theory and Its Application in Battery Systems”, The Eleventh Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2019), Baltimore, USA, Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2019.

The researchers are working on a technology disclosure on “An active power decoupling topology for single-phase inverters” (Nov 2016)

December 2017 - “Single-Phase Voltage Source Inverter Circuit with Power Decoupling and Control Methods” 

H. Abdelgawad and V. Sood, (2015) "Average Model of Boost Converter, including Parasitics, operating in Discontinuous Conduction Mode (DCM)", 7th World Congress on Power Engineering and Energy, WCPEE’2015 Dec 28-31, 2015, Cairo, Egypt. And International Journal on Power Engineering and Energy (IJPEE), Vol.7, No.2, April 2016. ISSN Print 2314-7318, And Online 2314-730X, Library of Congress (Control Number: 2009937569)

H. Abdelgawad and V. Sood, (2015) "Boost Converter Controller Design based on Particle Swarm Optimisation (PSO)", 7th World Congress on Power Engineering and Energy, WCPEE’2015 Dec 28-31, 2015, Cairo Egypt.  And International Journal on Power Engineering and Energy (IJPEE), Vol.7, No.2, April 2016. ISSN Print 2314-7318, And Online 2314-730X, Library of Congress (Control Number: 2009937569). Ref No. W15-P-0021

O. Kotb, M. Ghandhari, R. Eriksson, V. K. Sood, (2016) "On Small Signal Stability of an AC/DC Power System with a Hybrid MTDC Network" Electric Power Systems Research, Paper no. EPSR-D-15-00981R1. Vol.136, July 2016, pp. 79-88.

T. Okathe, S. S. Heydari, V. Sood, K.El-Khatib and O. Cole, (2016) "Middleware for Smart Critical Infrastructure Networks Intercommunication", International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems Vol. 9, No. 3, September 2016. ISSN 1178-5608. www.s2is.org

K. Aditya, V. Sood, S. Williamson, (2017) "Magnetic Characterization of Unsymmetrical Coil Pairs Using Archimedean Spirals for Wider Misalignment Tolerance in IPT Systems, IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, Volume: 3, Issue: 2, June 2017, pp454 - 463

O. Kotb, M. Ghandharia, R. Erikssonb, R. Leelarujic, V. K. Sood,(2017) "Stability Enhancement of an Interconnected AC/DC Power System through VSC-MTDC Operating Point Adjustment", Int. Journal of Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 151, pp 308-318, October 2017 EPSR-D-16-02398R1

B. Mokhtar; A. Tayeb; B. Mostefa; D. Mouloud; V. K Sood, (2017)  "HVDC links between North Africa and Europe: Impacts and benefits on the dynamic performance of the European system", Elsevier Journal: Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. 20 Nov 2017. Ms. Ref. No.: RSER-D-16-01654R3

F. Khan, M. Y. Ali, and V. K. Sood, (2017) “Simulation of Microgrid System with Distributed Generation," published in IEEE EPEC 2017, Saskatoon, 2017.

F. Khan, A. Sunbul, M. Y. Ali. H. AbdEl. Gawad, S. Rahnamayan, V. K. Sood, (2018) “Maximum Power Point Tracking in PV Farms Using DE and PSO Algorithms: A Comparative Study," accepted for publication in IEEE CEC 2018, Brazil, July 2018

J. Patel and V. K. Sood, (2018) “Review of Digital Controllers in Power Converters”, published in IEEE EPEC 2018, Toronto, 2018

M. Y. Ali, F. Khan and V. K. Sood, (2018) “Energy Management System of a Microgrid using Particle Swarm Optimization and Wireless Communication System,” 2018 IEEE Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC), Toronto, ON, pp.1-7.

H. AbdEl-Gawad, V. K Sood, (2018) "Kalman Filter-Based Maximum Power Point Tracking for Photovoltaic Energy Resources Supplying DC Microgrid’, International Conference on Energy Engineering and Smart Grids (ESG 2018) Venue: Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge City, United Kingdom 25-26 June, 2018

F. Khan, A. Sunbul, M. Y. Ali, H. AbdEl-Gawad, S. Rahnamayan, V. K. Sood, (2018) "Maximum Power Point Tracking in PV Farms Using DE and PSO Algorithms: A Comparative Study", 8-13 July 2018 – IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018. 

L. Tan, B. Wu, V. Sood, D. Xu, M. Narimani, Z. Cheng, and N. R. Zargari, (2018) "A Simplified Space Vector Modulation for Four-Level Nested NeutralPoint Clamped Inverters with Complete Control of Flying-Capacitor Voltages" IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Vol.33, No.3, March 2018

L. Tan, B. Wu, V. Sood, D. Xu, M. Narimani, Z. Cheng, and N. R. Zargari, (2018) "A Simplified Space Vector Modulation for Four-Level Nested Neutral-Point Clamped Inverters with Complete Control of Flying-Capacitor Voltages" IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics,  Vol.33, No.3, pp1997-2006, March 2018.

B. Mokhtar; A. Tayeb; B. Mostefa; D. Mouloud; V. K Sood, (2018) "HVDC links between North Africa and Europe: Impacts and benefits on the dynamic performance of the European system", Elsevier Journal: Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. Feb 2018. Vol. 82 (P3), pp 3981-3991.

H. R. Chamorro, 1, A. C. Sanchez, A. Pantoja, I. Zelinka, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, V. K. Sood, (2019) "A Network Control System for Hydro Plants to Counteract the Non-Synchronous Generation Integration", International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 105: 404-419, Feb. 2019

H. R. Chamorro, I. Ria, Reinhard~Gernd, I. Zelinka, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, V. K. Sood (2019) "Synthetic Inertia Control based on Fuzzy Adaptive Differential Evolution" Int. Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems, Vol.105, 2019, pp 803-813

M. Benasla, T. Allaoui, M. Brahami, V. K. Sood and M. Denaï, (2019) "Power system security enhancement by HVDC links using a closed-loop emergency control", Electric Power Systems Research, Ref. No.:  EPSR-D-17-02239R4,  Electric Power Systems Research. Volume 168, March 2019, Pages 228-238

M. Abouzeid, V. Sood and M. Youssef, (2015) "Maximum Power Point Tracking of a PV grid-integrated system using Intelligent Control", IEEE EPEC2015, London On. Aug. 2015

O. Kotb, M. Ghandhari, R. Eriksson, V. K. Sood, (2016) Control of a hybrid HVDC link to increase inter-regional power transfer, IEEE 18th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON), April 2016

H. AbdEl-Gawad, V. K Sood, (2016) "Performance Analysis of Boost Converter by Using Different Integration Algorithms”, CCECE2016, Vancouver, May 2016.

K. Aditya, V. Sood, S. Williamson, (2016) "Investigating the Magnetic Characteristics of Unsymmetrical Coil Pair Employing Archimedean Spiral for EV Battery Charging", IEEE PELS Workshop on Emerging Technologies: Wireless Power (WoW 2016) Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.  October 4–6, 2016.

D. Ronanki, P. H. Sang, V. Sood and S. S Williamson, (2017) "Comparative Assessment of Three-Phase Transformerless Grid-Connected Solar Inverters", accepted for publication in the ICIT Conference, Toronto, March 2017

H. R. Chamorro, I. Ria, Reinhard~Gernd, I. Zelinka, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, (2017) "Evaluation of the Synthetic Inertia Control using Active Damping Method", 6th edition of International Conference on Clean Electrical Power - Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, 27-29 June 2017.

K. Aditya, V.y K. Sood, (2017) "Design of 3.3 kW Wireless Battery Charger for Electric Vehicle Application Considering Bifurcation", IEEE EPEC in Saskatoon, Canada, Oct. 2017

O. H. Gupta, M. Tripathy and V. K. Sood, (2017) "Digital Relaying Scheme for Protection of Shunt-Compensated Transmission Lines", IEEE EPEC in Saskatoon, Canada, Oct. 2017

H. AbdEl-Gawad, V. K Sood, (2017) "Kalman Filter-Based Maximum Power Point Tracking for Photovoltaic Energy Resources Supplying DC Microgrid’, IEEE EPEC in Saskatoon, Canada, Oct. 2017

F.Khan, M. Y. Ali, V.K.Sood, F. Bhuiyan, P. Insull and F.Ahmad, (2017)  "Simulation of Microgrid System with Distributed Generation", IEEE EPEC, external link in Saskatoon, Canada, Oct. 2017

H. R. Chamorro; A. C. Sanchez; A. Øverjordet; F. Jimenez; F. Gonzalez-Longatt; V. K. Sood, (2017) "Distributed synthetic inertia control in power systems," 2017 International Conference on ENERGY and ENVIRONMENT (CIEM), pp 74 - 7.

F. Khan, M. Y. Ali, V.K.Sood, F. Bhuiyan, P. Insull and F. Ahmad,(2017) "Simulation of Microgrid System with Distributed Generation", Int. Conf. on Emerging Trends in Engineering Innovations & Technology Management, 16-18 Dec 2017, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India.

M. W. Arshad, K. Aditya, V.K. Sood, (2017) “Comparison of Rectifier-Based Power Supplies for Heating Application", Int. Conf. on Emerging Trends in Engineering Innovations & Technology Management, 16-18 Dec 2017, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India.

J. Henry, D. Qendri, R. Lang, M. Youssef, V. Sood,(2017) "A Compact & Cost Effective Solar Harvesting Modular Wireless Sensor Node with Innovative Energy Management System: Design & Implementation", INTELEC 2017, #94, 22-26 October 2017, Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia

H. AbdEl-Gawad, V. K Sood,(2018) "Kalman Filter-Based Maximum Power Point Tracking for Photovoltaic Energy Resources Supplying DC Microgrid’, International Conference on Energy Engineering and Smart Grids (ESG 2018) Venue: Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge City, United Kingdom 25-26 June, 2018.

H. R. Chamorro, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, and V. K. Sood, (2018) "Dynamic Measurements of the Wind Power Impact on Power System Inertia and Stability", International Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Asia 2018), Singapore. June 2018,

F. Khan, A. Sunbul, M. Y. Ali, H. AbdEl-Gawad, S. Rahnamayan, V. K. Sood,(2018) "Maximum Power Point Tracking in PV Farms Using DE and PSO Algorithms:  A Comparative Study", 8-13 July 2018 – IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI ) 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

H. R. Chamorro; C.A. Ordonez; J. C-H. Peng; F. Gonzalez-Longatt; V. K. Sood; A. M. Sharaf,  (2018) "Impact of non-synchronous generation on transmission oscillations paths", 2018 IEEE Texas Power and Energy Conference (TPEC), pp 1 - 6. Feb 2018.

J. Patel and V. K. Sood, (2018) "Review of Digital Controllers in Power Converters", IEEE EPEC 2018, Toronto, Canada. Oct 2018.

M. Y. Ali, F. Khan, V. K. Sood, (2018) "Energy Management System of a Microgrid using Particle Swarm Optimization and Wireless Communication System", IEEE EPEC 2018, Toronto, Canada. Oct 2018.9

H. R. Chamorro, V.K. Sood (2019) "Reliability Assessment in Transmission Considering Intermittent Energy Sources," 10th IEEE LASCAS - Latin American Symposium on Circuits and Systems - LASCAS 2019 - Armenia, Colombia from 24th to 27th February 2019.

H. AboReada, A. V. J. S. Praneeth, N. Vamanan, V. Sood, and S. S. Williamson, (2019). Design and Control of Non-isolated, Multi-input DC/DC Converter for Effective Energy Management. In 2019 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE) (pp. 810-815).

D. Topic, H. R. Chamorro, G. Knezevic, R. Rye, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, V. Sood and J. Perko, (2019) "Analysis of PV Systems and Charging Stations - Integration into the Public Lighting Infrastructure", 2019 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe), 29 Sept -2 Oct 2019, Bucharest, Romania.

H.R. Chamorro, R. Torkzadeh, O. Kotb, K. Rouzbehi, J. M. Escaño, F. Gonzalez-Longatt , Oriol Gomis Bellmunt , Lucian Toma, Vijay K. Sood, (2019) "On the Optimization of Damping Enhancement in a Power System with a Hybrid HVDC Link", 2019 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe), 29 Sept -2 Oct 2019, Bucharest, Romania

J. Singh, L. M. Saini, R. Dahiya, V. K. Sood, (2019) "DC to DC converter based Asymmetrical multilevel inverter with reduced number of components", IEEE EPEC 2019, Montreal, Canada. Oct 2019.

A. Sunbul, A. Sheir, V. K. Sood, (2019) "High Performance Multilevel Power Factor Correction Boost-Buck Converter, " IEEE EPEC 2019, Montreal, Canada. Oct 2019.

A. Sheir, V. K. Sood, (2019) "Cascaded Modular Converter with Reduced Output Voltage Ripple", IEEE EPEC 2019, Montreal, Canada. Oct 2019.

H. Abdelgawad, V. K. Sood, (2019) "A Comprehensive Review on Microgrid Architectures for Distributed Generation", IEEE EPEC 2019, Montreal, Canada. Oct 2019.

F. Khan, M. Y. Ali, V. K. Sood (2017) Simulation of Microgrid System with Distributed Generation.

Attended IEEE EPEC 2018, Toronto, (2018). Chaired 4 sessions and presented 2 papers. Member of the Technical Program Committee.

V. K. Sood and H. Abdelgawad, “Microgrids Architectures”, book chapter (Published), Elsevier S&T Books, 33 pages. Online.

V. K. Sood and H. Abdelgawad, “Power Converter Solutions and Controls for Green Energy”, book chapter (Published), Elsevier S&T Books, 33 pages. Online.

V. K. Sood, M. Y. Ali and F. Khan, (2019) "Energy Management System of a Microgrid using Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) and communication system", Microgrid: Operation, Control, Monitoring & Protection, Edited by Papia Ray, Monalisa Biswal. Elsevier Books.

H. R. C.Vera, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, and V. Sood, Chapter 16 in book "Nanogrids: Good Practices and Challenges Projects in Colombia (Chapter ID: IET_12019202)" has been accepted for the inclusion as a chapter (Chapter No. 16) of the book "Microgrid for Rural Areas: Research and Case Studies" to be published by the IET.

H. R. Chamorro, C. A. Ordonez, J.CH., Peng, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, V.K. Sood (2019) Coherency Estimation in Power Systems: A Koopman Operator Approach, external link. In: Blondin M., Pardalos P., Sanchis Sáez J. (eds) Computational Intelligence and Optimization Methods for Control Engineering. Springer Optimization and Its Applications, vol 150. Springer, Cham. Print ISBN 978-3-030-25445-2. Ch. 9, pp201-227.

Attended IEEE EPEC2019 Conference in Oct 2019, and presented 4 papers

D. Hussein, D. Matar, and R. Iravani, (2016) “A wideband equivalent model of Type-3 wind power plants for EMT studies”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, PWRD-31, No. 5, pp.2322-2331

F. Li, Y. Gao, Y. Cao, and R. Iravani, (2016) “Improved teager energy operator and chrip-Z transform for parameter estimation of voltage flicker”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, PWRD-31, No. 1, pp. 245-253

S. Pirooz-Azad, and R. Iravani, (2016) “Decentralized supplementary control of multiple LCC-HVDC links”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, PWRS-31, No. 1, pp. 572-580

F. Badrkhani, and R. Iravani, (2016) “Real-time simulation of modular multi-level converters for controller hardware-in-the-loop testing”, IET Power Electronics, Volume 9, No.1, pp. 42-50

A. Deihimi, B. Zadeh, and R. Iravani, (2016) “An interactive operation management of microgrid with multiple distributed generation using multi-objective uniform water-cycle algorithm”, Energy-Elsevier, Volume 106, No. 3, pp. 482-509

A. Etemadi, and R. Iravani, (2017) “Supplementary mechanisms for smooth transition between control modes in microgrids”, Electric Power System Research, Volume 142, pp. 249-257

C. Li, G. Liu, and R. Iravani, (2017) “An Enhanced DC Voltage Droop-Control for VSC-HVDC Grid”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, PWRD-32, No.2, pp.1520-1527

C. Li, G. Liu, and R. Iravani, (2017) “Feasible range and optimal value of virtual impedance for droop-based control of microgrids”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp.1242-1251

M. Ashourloo, R. Mirzahosseini, and R. Iravani, “Equivalent Model and Real-Time Simulation Architecture”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Volume 33, Issue 1

M. Mahfouz, R. Iravani, “Grid-integration of battery-enabled DC fast charging station for
electric vehicles”, IEEE Trans. On Energy Conversion

R. Mirzahosseini, R. Iravani, “Small time-step FPGA—based real-time simulation of
multiple converters”, IEEE Trans. On Power Delivery

A. Ghasaei, J. Zhang, R. Iravani, M. Wonham, (2019) “Systematic design of microgrid supervisory control”, accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, paper TPWRD-01126-2019

R. Mirzahosseini, R. Iravani, “Small time-step FPGA—based real-time simulation of multiple converters” IEEE Trans. On Power Delivery, paper 10.1109/TPWRD.2020. 2973737

C. Wu, Y. Gao, R. Iravani, “Analytic mode decomposition and windowed three-point chripZ transform”, IEEE Trans. on Power Delivery, accepted for publication in the Journal of Electric Power Research, EPSR-D-19-02617R1

R. Mirzahosseini, R. Iravani, (2019) “FPGA-based Real-time simulator for power systems embedding power converters using switching network portioning”, IEEE trans. on Power Delivery, Vol 34, No. 6, pp. 2089-2099, Dec 2019.

M. Mahfouz, R. Iravani, (2020) “Grid-integration of battery-enabled DC fast charging station for electric vehicles”, IEEE Trans. On Energy Conversion, Vl. 35, no. 1, pp. 375-385, rch 2020.

R. Mirzahoseini, R. Iravani (2015) “Transmission Line model based on vector fitting and rank constrained optimization”, International Conference on Power System Transients (IPST), Paper #75.

I. Abdelslam, J. Daouaz, R. Iravani, (2016) “S-transform implementation to a Raspberry-pi for real-time electric power signal analysis”, IEEE 2016 Industrial Electronics Conference (IEO), paper #613. 

R. Mirzahoseini, R. Iravani, (2017) “Hybrid CPU-FPGA platform for real-time simulation of large distribution systems”, RTDS Conference, Panel#10, Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

M. Schifani, E. Waffensschmidt, R. Iravani, (2017) “Supervisory control of microgrids in grid-connected and islanding Mode”, accepted for presentation at IEEE Energy and Sustainability Conference, October 2017. 

A. Ashourloo, R. Iravani, (2019) “A reduced-order model of full-bridge modular multilevel
converter for the analysis of electromagnetic transients”, presented at International
Power System Transients (IPST) Conference, June 2019, Perpignan, France.

A. Mohamed, R. Iravani, (2019) “Modeling requirements for analyses of AC-DC systems”,
Presented and IPST conference, June 2019, Perpignan, France.

A. Mohamed, R. iravani, (2019) “Coherency identification of large AC-DC systems”, CIGRE-IEC 2019 Conference on AC-DC systems, May 2019, Hakodate, Japan.

J. Zhang, A. Ghasaei, R. Iravani, (2019) “transient studies of an automata-based microgrid
supervisory control”, Presented and IPST conference, June 2019, Perpignan, France.

S. Du, R. Iravani, (2019) A Medium-Voltage High-Step-Ratio DC-DC Converter with Distributed Input Inductors”, 2019 IEEE Energy conversion congress and Exposition, September 2019, Baltimore, USA, paper 19901

S. Du, R. Iravani (2019)"A High-Power High-Ratio DC-DC Converter with DC Fault Blocking Capability" COMPEL 2019 Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics, June 2019, Toronto.

 “Systems and Methods for integrated microgrid management system in electric power systems”, PCT/CA2016/051436

“System, method and controller for managing and controlling a microgrid”, #9870593

“Control, Protection and Power Management System for Energy Storage System”, patent no. 9,979,202 B2

“Control, protection and power management system for an energy storage system”, no 9979202

I. Allafi and T. Iqbal, (2017) “Low-Cost SCADA System Using Arduino and Reliance SCADA for a Standalone Photovoltaic System”, Journal of Solar Energy.

L. S. Jayasinghe, T. Iqbal, G. Mann, (2017) Low-Cost and Open Source SCADA Options for Remote Control and Monitoring of Inverters, presented at CCECE 2017, Windsor, ON from April 30 to May 3, 2017.

K. A. Terashmila Lasagani, T. Iqbal, G. Mann, (2017) A Comparison of Low-Cost Wireless Communication Methods for Remote Control of Grid-Tied Converters, presented at CCECE 2017, Windsor, ON from April 30 to May 3, 2017.

Amjad Iqbal, Tariq Iqbal, (2017) Low-cost and Secure Communication System for Remote Micro-grids Using AES Cryptography on ESP32 with LoRa Module, presented at 2018 IEEE EPEC conference.

K. A. Terashmila Lasagani, T.Iqbal, (2018) “George Mann, Data Logging and Control of a Remote Inverter Using LoRa and Power Line Communication”, Energy and Power Engineering (EPE) Journal Vol.10 No.8, August 2018. 

A. Iqbal and M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Design and Analysis of a Stand-Alone PV System for a Rural House in Pakistan”, accepted for publication in the International Journal of Photoenergy.

L. Aghenta, and M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Design and Dynamic Modelling of a Hybrid Power System for a House in Nigeria”, International Journal of Photoenergy, Volume 2019, Article ID 6501785, 13 pages.

A. Iqbal, and M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Low-cost and Secure Communication System for SCADA System of Remote Micro-grids”, Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Volume 2019, Article ID 1986325, 12 pages

B. Jiang, and M, T. Iqbal, (2019) “Open Source Data Logging and Data Visualization for An Isolated PV System, external link”, Electronics 2019, 8, 424. 

L. O. Aghenta and M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Low-Cost, Open Source IoT-Based SCADA System Design Using Thinger.IO and ESP32 Thing, external link”, Electronics 2019, 8(8), 822

H. Rahaman, M.T. Iqbal, (2019) A Comparison of Solar Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal Collector for Residential Water Heating and Space Heating System, external link, European Journal of Engineering Research and Science, December 2019. 

R. Rasha and M. T. Iqbal, (2019) Design and analysis of a solar water heating system with thermal storage for residential applications, Journal of Sustainable Energy, No. 2, December 2019.

R. Rasha and M. T. Iqbal, (2019) Yearly Heat Loss Analysis of a Heat Recovery Ventilator Unit for a Single-Family House in St. John’s, NL, Canada, European Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EJECE) Vol 3 No 5. 2019.

L. O. Aghenta, M. T. Iqbal, (2019) Development of an IoT Based Open Source SCADA System for PV System Monitoring, presented at CCECE 2019

L. O. Aghenta and M. T. Iqbal, (2020) Design and implementation of a low-cost, open source IoT-based SCADA system using ESP32 with OLED, ThingsBoard and MQTT protocol, external link, AIMS Electronics and Electrical Engineering, 2020, 4(1): 57-86.

S. Jayasinghe L., (2016) Tariq Iqbal, George Mann, IoT based low cost SCADA system for an inverter, Presented at The Twenty-Fifth Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference, November 10th, 2016

T. Lasagani K. A., T. Iqbal, G. Mann, (2016) Best communication method for remote control of grid tied converter for an energy storage system, presented at The Twenty-Fifth Annual IEEE Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference, November 10th, 2016

I. Allafi, T. Iqbal, (2017) “A Low-cost Monitoring and Data Acquisition System for Small Photovoltaic Systems Based on Arduino LoRa”, presented at 26th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov.15, 2017

S. L. Jayasinghe, T. Iqbal, G. Mann, (2017) “Optimum Control of a Grid Connected Battery Energy Storage”, presented at 26th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov.15, 2017

T. Lasagani, T. Iqbal, G. Mann, (2017) “Data Logging and Control of a Remote Inverter Using LoRa with A Local Storage”, presented at 26th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov.15, 2017

T. Lasagani, T. Iqbal, G. Mann, (2017) “Reliability Analysis of a Communication Link Developed for a SCADA System Using Monte-Carlo Simulation Approach”, presented at 26th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov. 15, 2017

J. L. Sarinda, T. Iqbal, G. Mann, (2017) “Low-cost and open source SCADA options for remote control and monitoring of inverters”, presented at CCECE 2017, Windsor ON Canada.

L. K. A. Terashmila, T. Iqbal, G. Mann, (2017) “A comparison of low-cost wireless communication methods for remote control of grid-tied converters”, presented at CCECE 2017, Windsor ON Canada.

I. Allafi, and T. Iqbal, (2017) “Design and Implementation of a Low-Cost Web Server Using ESP32 for Real-Time Photovoltaic System Monitoring”, presented at EPEC 2017

A. Iqbal and M. T. Iqbal, (2018) “Thermal Modelling and Sizing of a Stand-Alone PV System for a Remote House in Pakistan”, presented at 27th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov.13, 2018

R. Rasha, D.Gupta and M.T. Iqbal, (2018) “Design and modeling of a solar water heating system for a house in Bangladesh”, presented at 27th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov.13, 2018

L. Aghenta and M. T. Iqbal, (2018) “Thermal Modelling and Analysis of a House in Nigeria and PV System Design to meet its Energy needs”, presented at 27th IEEE NECEC St. John's, Nov.13, 2018

A. Iqbal, T. Iqbal, (2018) “Low-cost and Secure Communication System for Remote Micro-grids Using AES Cryptography on ESP32 with LoRa Module”, presented at 2018 IEEE EPEC conference.

Md. H. Rahaman, R. Rasha, M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Design and Analysis of a Solar Water Heating System for a Detached House in Newfoundland”, presented at CCECE 2019

L. O. Aghenta, M. T. Iqbal, (2019) “Development of an IoT Based Open Source SCADA System for PV System Monitoring”, presented at CCECE 2019

R. Rasha, H.Rahaman, T. Iqbal, (2019) “Sizing, modeling and analysis of a solar seasonal energy storage for space heating in Newfoundland”, presented at CSME-CFDSC 2019

T. Iqbal and D. Gupta, (2019) Design of a Low-Cost Data Logger and Android Based Monitoring for Pico Solar Energy Systems, presented at IEEE REPE Toronto October 2019

R. Rasha, M. T.Iqbal, (2019) Experimental investigation of yearly energy loss through a heat recovery ventilator unit in Newfoundland, presented at the 28th Annual IEEE NECEC conference St. John's, November 19th, 2019.

L. Aghenta, M. T. Iqbal, (2019) A Low-Cost, Open Source IoT-Based SCADA System Design, and Implementation for Photovoltaics, presented at the 28th Annual IEEE NECEC conference St. John's, November 19, 2019.

H. Rahaman, M. T. Iqbal, (2019) Load analysis of RUET, ECE building and design of a rooftop PV system to meet all its energy needs, presented at the 28th Annual IEEE NECEC conference St. John's, November 19th, 2019.

Conferences attended and presented papers:

  • IEEE NECEC, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • CCECE 2017
  • EPEC 2018
  • CCECE 2019 
  • REPE 2019
  • CSME-CFDSC 2019

C. White, B. Thompson, L. Swan (2020), Repurposed electric vehicle battery performance in second-life electricity grid frequency regulation service. Journal of Energy Storage, external link(Elsevier)

Thesis defence by B. Thompson (30 Mar 2018) titled “Repurposing Electric Vehicle Batteries in a Mixed Array for Grid Storage”

M. Elliott, L. Swan, M. Dubarry, G. Baure, (2020), Degradation of electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries in electricity grid services, external link

B. Thompson, (2017) “Performance Map of Repurposed EV Batteries”, EV 2017 Electric Mobility Canada, Markham, ON, May 29 – June 1. Hosted by Electric Mobility Canada.

B. Paul, (2018) “Design of control systems for large scale mixed type li-ion batteries in grid storage applications”, Mechanical Engineering Research Conference, Halifax NS, April 27.

B. Thompson, (2018) “Ranked performance of EV batteries in grid storage second life applications”, Mechanical Engineering Research Conference, Halifax NS, April 27.

NS Power Electric Avenue Presentation Booth (2016 and 2017) showing research results to hundreds of members of the public.

Thesis defence by B. Thompson (2018) titled: “Repurposing Electric Vehicle Batteries in a Mixed Array for Grid Storage”, March 30, 2018. 

Thesis defence by M. Elliott (2020) titled: Degradation of electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries in electricity grid services, external link. MASc Thesis. Dalhousie University.

M. Elliott was awarded a Lab 2 Market (http://lab2market.ca/, external link) spot for his spinoff from NEST focused on modular repurposed energy storage systems.

C. White was awarded a Lab 2 Market (http://lab2market.ca/, external link) spot for his spinoff from NEST focused on mixed battery array systems.

Conferences Attended/Presented:

• Second Life Electric Vehicle Batteries for Grid Storage, NS Power Electric Vehicle Symposium

• Second Life Electric Vehicle Batteries for Grid Storage, NS Energy R&D Conference

• Oceans Energy Week Conference, Halifax

• Mechanical Engineering Research Conference, Halifax

• Hosted numerous companies/organizations touring the lab to see Project 2.5. Examples include Emera Inc, Novonix Inc, National Research Council, etc.

• Energy 3 Conference, Halifax, NS, Oct 16-19, 2019

• Electric Avenue Public Session. Approximately 300 attendees.

• Engineers Nova Scotia Technical Conference. Presentation for 1 hour to 250 attendees on the topic of EV batteries and repurposing, October, 2019.

•  Public Presentation to the Electric Vehicle Owners Association of Nova Scotia. 50 Attendees. 1 hour talk on EV and repurposing batteries, January, 2020.

B. Mohammadi-Ivatloo, H. Zareipour, M. Ehsan, and N. Amjady, (2011)“Economic impact of price forecasting inaccuracies on self-scheduling of generation companies, external link”, Electr. Power Syst. Res., vol. 81, no. 2, 2011.

E. Nasrolahpour, J. Kazempour, H. Zareipour, and W. D. Rosehart, (2016) “Impacts of Ramping Inflexibility of Conventional Generators on Strategic Operation of Energy Storage Facilities”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7502069, external link

E. Nasrolahpour, S. J. Kazempour, H. Zareipour, and W. D. Rosehart, (2016) “Strategic Sizing of Energy Storage Facilities in Electricity Markets, external link”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy

E. Nasrolahpour, H. Zareipour, W. D. Rosehart, and S. J. Kazempour, (2016) “Bidding strategy for an energy storage facility”, Proc. 19th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC), June 2016.

M. Kazemi, H. Zareipour, N. Amjady, W. D. Rosehart, and M. Ehsan, (2017) “Operation scheduling of battery storage systems in joint energy and ancillary services markets, external link”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp. 1726-1735

E. Nasrolahpour, J. Kazempour, H. Zareipour, and W. D. Rosehart, (2017) “A Bilevel Model for Participation of a Storage System in Energy and Reserve Markets, external link”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy

M. Kazemi, and H. Zareipour, (2017) “Long-term Scheduling of Battery Storage Systems in Energy and Regulation Markets Considering Battery’s lifespan, external link”, EEE Transactions on Smart Grid

J. A. Gomez, M. F. Anjos, (2017) “Power capacity profile estimation for building heating and cooling in demand-side management”, Applied Energy, Volume 191, pp. 492-501

M. F. Anjos, J. A. Gomez, (2017) “Operations research approaches for building demand response in a smart grid,” Leading Developments from INFORMS Communities, INFORMS, pp. 130-151

​J. A. Gomez, M. F. Anjos, (2019) “Optimization-Based Estimation of Power Capacity Proles for Activity-Based Residential Loads”, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 104, pp. 664-672. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2018.07.023

J. A. Gomez, M. F. Anjos, (2019) “Collaborative Demand-Response Planner for Smart Buildings.” Energy, 161, pp. 370-380. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2018.07.132

E. Nasrolahpour, H. Zareipour, W. D. Rosehart, (2020) "Battery investment by a strategic wind producer: A scenario-based decomposition approach, external link", Electric Power Systems Research, vol.182

Bidding strategy for an energy storage facility, E. Nasrolahpour, H. Zareipour, W. D. Rosehart, S. J. Kazempour, (2016) Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC), 2016, 1-7

J. Gomez and A. Chaouachi presented at the Optimization Days conference in Montreal. , external link

J. Gomez and A. Chaouachi presented at the EUROPT 2017 workshop in Montreal., external link

H. Zareipour, M.F. Anjos and some of the project students attended the IEEE PES General meeting in Boston

H. Zareipour delivered a tutorial on energy storage to about 60 participants during the the IEEE PES General meeting in Boston

H. Zareipour did a workshop on energy storage systems in Tabriz University, Iran, Dec 12, 2016.

J. Kazempour presented a paper in PSCC 2016 in Genoa, Italy on behalf of the team.

H. Zareipour and M.F. Anjos attended the 2017 IEEE PES General Meeting in July 2017

H. Zareipour attended the 2017 IREP conference.

M.F. Anjos attended Smart Grid Canada 2017.

H. Zareipour was invited as a panelist to Alberta Power Symposium 2017, on the role of energy storage in future grids.

H. Zareipour was a speaker on a panel on energy storage systems in IEEE PES GM 2018

H. Zareipour was a panelist in Alberta Storage Roundtable in March 2019 where the issues related to energy storage policy and developments in Alberta were discussed.

H. Zareipour did a workshop on energy storage systems in Tabriz University, Iran, Dec 12, 2016.

H. Zareipour did a tutorial on energy storage in Beihang University in China in 2016

H. Zareipour delivered a tutorial on energy storage to about 60 participants during the the IEEE PES General meeting in 2015, 2016 and 2017

H. Zareipour was invited as a panelist to Alberta Power Symposium 2017, on the role of energy storage in future grids.

H. Zareipour was a speaker on a panel on energy storage systems in IEEE PES GM 2018.

H. Zareipour was a panelist in Alberta Storage Roundtable in March 2019 where the issues related to energy storage policy and developments in Alberta were discussed.

H. Zareipour presented a tutorial on energy storage in IEEE PES GM 2019, Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta (IPPSA) Conference, Banff, AB from March 10-12, 2019.

Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta (IPPSA) Conference, Banff, AB from March 10-12, 2019.

NESTNet winter school, arranged at University of Calgary on March 15, 2019, provided the students and the industry participants with an opportunity to share ideas and interact.

S. Bhattacharjee, PhD student, attended the IPPSA conference in Banff, March 10th to 12th 2019.

S. Bhattacharjee, PhD student, attended the IEEE PES GM in Atlanta, August 2019

Mohamed A. Awadallah and Bala Venkatesh, (2015) “Energy Storage in Flywheels: An Overview”, Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Volume 38, Issue 2

C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, (2016) “Three-Phase Unbalanced Power Flow Using a pi -Model of Controllable AC-DC Converters”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 31, Issue 6

 

1 Invention Disclosure in Progress.

Peng Yu, Bob Singh and B. Venkatesh, “Smart Grid Laboratory Demonstration of PowerStream Feeder M21”, PowerStream Inc., Vaughan, ON, Tech. Rep. September 2015.

C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, Prototype Microgrid development”, “PowerStream Inc., Vaughan, ON, Tech. Rep. September 2015.

S. Karthikeyan, B. Venkatesh, and P. Yu, “Asset Planning with Energy Storage”, PowerStream Inc., Vaughan, ON, Tech. Rep. Oct. 2016.

S. A. Saleh, R. Meng, J. Meng, (2016) “The Performance of a Digital Interconnection Protection for Grid-Connected WECSs”, external link, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Volume 52, No. 5, pp. 3714-3728

S. A. Saleh, E. Ozkop, and A. S. Aljankawey, (2016) “Performance of the Phaselet Frames-Based Digital Protection For Distributed Generation Units”, external link, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Volume 52, No. 3, 2095-2109

S. A. Saleh, E. Ozkop, and A. S. Aljankawey, (2016) “The Development of a Coordinated Anti-Islanding Protection for Collector Systems with Multiple Distributed Generation Units”, external link, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Volume 52, No. 6, pp. 4656-4667

S. A. Saleh, R. Meng, and R. McSheffery, (2017) “Evaluating the Performance of Digital Modular Protection for Grid-Connected Permanent Magnet Generator-Based Wind energy conversion Systems with Battery Storage Systems”, external link, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Volume 53, No. 5, pp. 4186-4200 

S. A. Saleh, A. S. Aljankawey, E. Ozkop and R. Meng, (2017) “On the Experimental Performance of a Coordinated Anti-Islanding Protection for Systems With Multiple DGUs”, external link, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Volume 32, No. 2, pp. 1106-1123

S. A. Saleh, R. Meng, and R. McSheffery, (2017) “Evaluating the Performance of Digital Modular Protection for Grid-Connected Permanent Magnet Generator-Based Wind energy conversion Systems with Battery Storage Systems”, external link, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Volume 53, No. 5, pp. 4186-4200

S. A. Saleh, R. Meng, R. McSheffery, S. E. Buck, and E. Ozkop, (2018)  “Performance of Multi-Frame Digital Interconnection Protection for Distributed Co-Generation Systems”, external link, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 1166-1181

S. A. Saleh, R. McSheffery, and R. Meng, (2018) “Testing the Performance of the Digital Modular Protection for Grid-Connected Battery Storage Systems”, external link, IEEE Transaction On Industry Applications, Volume 54, No. 3, pp. 2059-2070 

X. F. St. Onge, C. Richard, K. M. McDonald, and S. A. Saleh,  (2018) “Performance Testing of an Active Multi-Port DC-Link for Grid-Connected PMG-Based WECSs with Battery Units”, IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, Vol. 54, No. 6, pp. 5569-5589.

S. A. Saleh, (2019) “On the Performance of the Frame-Angle Controller for 3f Interconnected PV Systems with Battery Storage”, IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 1189-1201.

S. A. Saleh, C. Richard, X. F. St. Onge, J. Meng, and E. Castillo-Guerra, (2019) “Comparing the Performance of Protection Coordination and Digital Modular Protection for Grid-Connected Battery Storage Systems”, IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 2440-2454.

S. A. Saleh, X. F. St-Onge, C. Richard, E. Ozkop, and S. A. R. Panetta, (2019) “The Design and Testing of a Frequency-Selective Grounding for 3φ Power Transformers", IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, August 2019.

S. A. Saleh, C. Richard, X. F. St-Onge, K. McDonald, E. Ozkop, B. Alsayid, and L.Chang, (2019) “Solid-State Transformers for Distribution Systems-Part I: Technology and Construction", IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, Vol. 55, No". 5, pp. 4524-4535.

S. A. Saleh, M. E. Valdes, C. S. Mardegan, and B. Alsayid, (2019) “The State-of-the-Art
Methods for Digital Detection and Identification of Arcing Current Faults"
, IEEE Trans.on Industry Applications, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 4536-4550.

S. A. Saleh, C. Richard, X. F. St-Onge, K. McDonald, E. Ozkop, B. Alsayid, and L. Chang, (2019) “Solid-State Transformers for Distribution Systems-Part II: Deployment Challenges", IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 5708-5716.

S. A. Saleh, E. Ozkop, R. J. Meng, Z. G. Sanchez, and O. A. Betancourt, (2019) “Selecting Locations and Sizes of Battery Storage Systems Based on the Frequency of the Center-of-Inertia and Principle Component Analysis", Accepted for Publication in the IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, December 2019.

S. A. Saleh, R. Meng, and J. Meng, (2016) “Developing and Testing a Digital Interconnection Protection for Grid-Connected WECSs”, In Proc. of the 52-nd IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2016), Detroit, MI, May 2016.

S. A. Saleh, E. Ozkop, and A. S. Aljankawey, (2016) “The Development and Testing of a Coordinated Anti- Islanding Protection for Collector Systems with Multiple Distributed Generation Units”, In Proc. of the 52-nd IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2016), Detroit, MI, May 2016.

S. A. Saleh, R. Meng, R. McSheffery, S. Buck and E. Ozkop, (2016) “A New Interconnection Protection for Co-Generation Systems”, In Proc. of the 51-st IEEE IAS'16 Annual Meeting Conference, Portland, OR, October 2016.

S. A. Saleh, (2016) “Resolution-Level MPPT Controller for PMG-Based Wind Energy Conversion Systems”, In Proc. of the 51-st IEEE IAS’16 Annual Meeting Conference, Portland, OR, October 2016.

S. A. Saleh, R. Meng, R. McSheffery, S. Buck and E. Ozkop, (2016) “A New Interconnection Protection for Co- Generation Systems”, In Proc. of the 51-st IEEE IAS’16 Annual Meeting Conference, Portland, OR, October 2016.

S. A. Saleh, R. Meng, and R. McSheffery, (2017) “Digital Modular Protection for Grid-Connected PMG- Based WECSs with Battery Storage Systems”, In Proc. of the 53-rd IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2017), Niagara Falls, ON, May 2017.

S. A. Saleh, R. McSheffery, S. Buck and R. Meng, (2017) “Power Controller for PMG-Based WECSs with Battery Storage Systems”, In Proc. of the 53-rd IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2017), Niagara Falls, ON, May 2017.

S. A. Saleh, R. Meng, and R. McSheffery, (2017) “Digital Modular Protection for Grid-Connected PMG-Based WECSs with Battery Storage Systems”, In Proc. of the 53-rd IEEE ICPS’17 Conference, Niagara Falls, ON, May 2017.

S. A. Saleh, X. F. St. Onge, W. M. McGivney, and J. D. McLeod, (2017) “A New Multi-Level AC-DC Power Electronic Converter for Applications in PMG-Based WECSs with storage units”, In Proc. of the 53-rd IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2017), Niagara Falls, ON, May 2017.

S. A. Saleh, A. A. Aldik, and E. Castillo-Guerra, (2017) “Distributed Energy Storage Unit-Based Active Demand Response for Residential Loads”, In Proc. of the 52-nd IEEE IAS Annual Meeting Conference (IAS'17), Cincinnati, OH, October 2017.

S. A. Saleh, R. McSheffery, and R. Meng, (2017) “A New Digital Protection for Grid-Connected Battery Storage Systems”, In Proc. of the 52-nd IEEE IAS Annual Meeting Conference (IAS'17), Cincinnati, OH, October 2017.

S. A. Saleh, R. McSheffery, and R. Meng, (2017) “A New Digital Protection for Grid-Connected Battery Storage Systems”, In Proc. of the 52-nd IEEE IAS Annual Meeting Conference (IAS’17), Cincinnati, OH, October 2017.

S. A. Saleh, P. Pijnenburg, E. Castillo-Guerra, L. Chang, (2017) “The Application of Bus-Split Method for Aggregating Distributed Generation Units”, In Proc. of the 52-nd IEEE IAS Annual Meeting Conference (IAS’17), Cincinnati, OH, October 2017.

S. A. Saleh, A. A. Aldik, and E. Castillo-Guerra, (2017) “Distributed Energy Storage Unit-Based Active Demand Response for Residential Loads”, In Proc. of the 52-nd IEEE IAS Annual Meeting Conference (IAS’17), Cincinnati, OH, October 2017

S. Saleh, X. F. St. Onge, C. Richard, E. Ozkop, K. McDonald, and S. Panetta, (2018) “Impacts of Grounding and Winding Configurations on Voltage Harmonics in 3φ Power Transformers”, Accepted for presentation in the 54-th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2017), Niagara Falls, ON, May 2018.

S. Saleh, X. F. St. Onge, C. Richard, E. Ozkop, K. McDonald, and S. Panetta, (2018) “Voltage Harmonics in 3φ Power Transformers Feeding Battery Banks”, Accepted for presentation in the 54-th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2018), Niagara Falls, ON, May 2018.

S. Saleh, X. F. St. Onge, C. Richard, E. Ozkop, K. McDonald, and S. Panetta, (2018) “Impacts of Grounding and Winding Configurations on Voltage Harmonics in 3f Power Transformers”, In Proc. of the 54-th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2017), Niagara Falls, ON, May 2018.

S. A. Saleh, C. Richard, X. F. St. Onge, J. Meng, and E. Castillo-Guerra, (2018) “On the Comparison Between the Protection Coordination and Digital Modular Protection for Grid-Connected Battery Storage Systems”, In Proc. of the 53-rd IEEE IAS Annual Meeting Conference (IAS'18), Portland, OR, September 2018.

S. A. Saleh, (2018) “Unit Commitment Based Controller for Grid-Connected PMGBased WECSs with Battery Storage Units”, In Proc. of the 53-rd IEEE IAS Annual Meeting Conference (IAS'18), Portland, OR, September 2018.

S. A. Saleh, M. E. Valdes, C. Mardegan, and B. Alsayid, (2019) “State-of-the-Art Methods for Detecting and Identifying Arcing Current Faults”, In Proc. of the 55-th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2019), Calgary, AB, May 2019.

S. A. Saleh, X. F. St. Onge, C. Richard, K. McDonald, E. Ozkop, and S. Panetta, (2019) “Frequency-Selective Grounding for 3φ Power Transformers”, In Proc. of the 55-th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2019), Calgary, AB, May 2019.

S. A. Saleh, C. Richard, X. F. St. Onge, K. McDonald, E. Ozkop, L. Chang, and B. Alsayid, (2019) "Solid-State Transformers for Distribution Systems: Technology, Performance, and Challenges", In Proc. of the 55-th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2019), Calgary, AB, May 2019.

S. A. Saleh, E. Ozkop, R. J. Meng, Z. G. Sanchez, and A. A. Oslani-Antonio, (2019) “The Selection of Locations and Sizes of Battery Storage Systems Using the Principle Component Analysis and Center-of-Inertia”, In Proc. of the the 54-th IEEE IAS'19 Annual Meeting Conference, Baltimore, MD, October 2019.

S. A. Saleh, X. F. St. Onge, C. Richard, and E. Ozkop, (2019)  “dq0 PHT-Based Digital Differential Protection for 3φ Converter Transformers”, In Proc. of the In Proc. of the the 54-th IEEE IAS'19 Annual Meeting Conference, Baltimore, MD, October 2019.

S. A. Saleh, E. Ozkop, R. J. Meng, Z. G. Sanchez, and A. A. Oslani-Antonio, (2019)  "The Selection of Locations and Sizes of Battery Storage Systems Using the Principle Component Analysis and Center-of-Inertia", In Proc. of the 54-th IEEE IAS'19 Annual Meeting Conference, Baltimore, MD, October 2019.

S. A. Saleh, X. F. St. Onge, C. Richard, and E. Ozkop, (2019) “dq0 PHT-Based Digital
Differential Protection for 3φ Converter Transformers"
, In Proc. of the 54-th IEEE IAS'19 Annual Meeting Conference, Baltimore, MD, October 2019.

S. A. Saleh, A. Al-Durra, and R. Ahshan, (2020) “Ground Potentials in Transformerless Grid-Connected Multi-Level Power Electronic Converters", Accepted for Presentation in the 56-th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2020), Las Vegas, NV, April 2020.

X. F. St. Onge and S. A. Saleh, (2020) “Split-DC Bus for PMG-based WECSs with Battery Storage Units,'' In Proc. of the 56th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (I&CPS)}, Las Vegas, NV, April 2020.

S. A. Saleh and E. Ozkop, (2020) "ANSI 87T-Based Differential Protection of $3\phi$ Solid-State Transformers", Accepted for Presentation in IEEE IAS Annual Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, October 2020.

X. F. St. Onge, K. McDonald, C. Richard, and S. A. Saleh, (2018) “A New Multi-Port Active DC-Link for PMG-Based WECSs with Battery Storage”, In Proc. of the 54-th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2017), Niagara Falls, ON, May 2018.

X. F. St. Onge, C. Richard, K. McDonald, and S. A. Saleh, (2018) “Performance Evaluation of an Isolated DC-DC Converter with Discontinuous Supply”, In Proc. of the 53-th IEEE IAS Annual Meeting Conference (IAS'18), Portland, OR, September 2018.

S. A. Saleh, C. Richard, X. F. St. Onge, K. McDonald, E. Ozkop, L. Chang, and B. Alsayid, (2019) “Solid-State Transformers for Distribution Systems: Technology, Performance, and Challenges", Accepted for Presentation in the 55-th IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference (ICPS 2019), Calgary, AB, May 2019.

M. Mitolo, S. A. R. Panetta, W. Bush, C. Mardegan, D. Mohla, D. Paul, S. A. Saleh, R. Schuerger, and M. Simon, (2019)“IEEE Std 3003.1-2019: IEEE Recommended Practice for System Grounding of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems", IEEE SA Standards Board, August 2019.

M. R. A. Chowdhury and S. A. Saleh, (2020) “Survivability Analysis: A Planning Tool for Isolated Power System, the Case of Barbados Power System", Technical Report to EMERA Inc., March 2020.

M. M. Othman, M. H. Ahmed, and M. M. A. Salama, (2018) “A Probabilistic Economic Assessment Approach for Active Power Curtailment of Photovoltaic Based Distributed Generators,” IEEE General Meeting August 5 – 9, Portland, OR 

S. Helal, M.F. Shaaban, M. H. Ahmed, and M.M.A. Salama, (2018) “Optimal Scheduling of Battery Energy Storage Systems in Unbalanced Distribution Networks,” 2018 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE)

M. M. Othman, M. H. Ahmed, and M. M. A. Salama, (2018) “A Novel Real-Time Estimation Technique for Active Unbalanced Distribution Networks Using Smart Meters,” 2018 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE)

M. M. Othman, H. Ahmed, M. H. Ahmed, and M. M. Salama, (2019) "A Techno
economic Approach for Increasing the Connectivity of Photovoltaic Distributed
Generators”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, early access, October 2019.

M. Shaaban, M. Ahmed, M. Salama, and A. Rahimi-Kian, (2019) "Optimization unit for real-time applications in unbalanced smart distribution networks," Journal of advanced research,
vol. 20, pp. 51-60.

M. M. Othman, M.H. Ahmed, and M.M.A. Salama, (2019) "A novel smart meter technique for voltage and current estimation in active distribution networks", Electrical Power and Energy Systems, 104, pp. 301–310

M. M. Othman, M. H. Ahmed, and M. M. A. Salama, “A Novel Voltage and Current Estimation Technique for Active Distribution Networks Using Smart Meters”, Elsevier, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems 104, pp. 301-310

M. Shaaban, M. Ahmed, M. Salama, and A. Rahimi-Kian, (2019) "Optimization unit for real-time applications in unbalanced smart distribution networks," Journal of advanced research, vol. 20, pp. 51-60.

H. Ahmed, M. Ahmed, M. Salama, (2019) “Network Reconfiguration for the Optimal Operation of Smart Distribution Systems”, PESGM2019, IEEE PES General Meeting, August 4-8, 2019, Atlanta, GA, USA.

H. M. Ahmed, A. S. Awad, M. H. Ahmed, and M. Salama, (2020)"Mitigating voltage-sag and voltage-deviation problems in distribution networks using battery energy storage systems," Electric Power Systems Research, vol. 184, p. 106294.

S. Helal, M.F. Shaaban, M. H. Ahmed, M.M.A. Salama, (2018) “Optimal Scheduling of Battery Energy Storage Systems in Unbalanced Distribution Networks”, 2018 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE).

M. M. Othman, M. H. Ahmed, M. M. A. Salama, (2018) “A Novel Real-Time Estimation Technique for Active Unbalanced Distribution Networks Using Smart Meters,” 2018 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE).

M. M. Othman, M. H. Ahmed, M. M. A. Salama, (2018) “A Probabilistic Economic Assessment Approach for Active Power Curtailment of Photovoltaic Based Distributed Generators", IEEE PES General Meeting, August 5 - 9, 2018, Portland, OR, USA

H. Ahmed, M. Ahmed, M. Salama, (2019) “Network Reconfiguration for the Optimal Operation of Smart Distribution Systems”, accepted in the PESGM2019, IEEE PES General Meeting, August 4-8, 2019, Atlanta, GA, USA

NESTNet Presentation for the Annual Technical Conference, Poster, and Presentation for Project 3.4, Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

NESTNet Presentation for the Annual Technical Conference, Poster, and Presentation for Project 3.4, Tuesday, 19th June 2018

NSERC Energy Storage Technology Network (NEST Net), THEME 3 Winter School Workshop, E5 Building – Room 5106, University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo. Presentation title: “Integration of ES for Improving Power Quality of Smart Distribution Systems.”, NEST Theme 3 Winter School Agenda - March 8th, 2018

NSERC Energy Storage Technology Network (NEST Net), THEME 3 Winter School Workshop, Room 3142, EIT Building, University of Waterloo. Presentation title: “Integration of ES for Improving Power Quality of Smart Distribution Systems.”, NEST Theme 3 Winter School Agenda - March 8th, 2018

NESTNet Presentation for the Annual Technical Conference, Poster, and Presentation for Project 3.4, Tuesday, 18th June 2019

NESTNet Presentation for the Annual Technical Conference, Poster, and Presentation for Project 3.4, Tuesday, 18th June 2019

I. Calero, C. A. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Compressed Air Energy Storage System Modeling for Power System Studies,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 3359-3371, September 2019.

W. Violante, C. A. Cañizares, M. A. Trovato, and G. Forte, (2020) “An Energy Management System for Isolated Microgrids With Thermal Energy Resources,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 2880-2891, July 2020.

I. Calero, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2020) “Implementation of Transient Stability Model of Compressed Air Energy Storage Systems,” IEEE Trans. Power Systems, 8 pagesPublished Early Access July 2020.

I. Calero, C. A. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Compressed Air Energy Storage System Modeling for Power System Studies,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 34, no. 5, pp. 3359-3371, September 2019.

W. Violante, C. A. Cañizares, M. A. Trovato, and G. Forte, (2020) “An Energy Management System for Isolated Microgrids With Thermal Energy Resources,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 2880-2891, July 2020.

I. Calero, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2020) “Implementation of Transient Stability Model of Compressed Air Energy Storage Systems,” IEEE Trans. Power Systems, 8 pagesPublished Early Access July 2020.

F. Calero , C. A. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2020) “Dynamic Modeling of Battery Energy Storage and Applications in Transmission Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, submitted October 2019, revised and resubmitted June 2020, accepted August 2020, 10 pages. (early access)

C. Anierobi, K. Bhattacharya, and C. A. Cañizares, (2020) “Behind-the-Meter Compressed Air Energy Storage Feasibility and Applications,” Electric Power Systems Research, submitted October 2019, revised and resubmitted April 2020, accepted August 2020, 7 pages. (early access)

M. Arriaga, S. Guzman, I. Calero, F. Calero, D. Peralta, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “Operation and Control of Power Systems with Energy Storage Systems,” Energy Storage Research at the Power Systems Group University of Waterloo, report prepared for the IESO, June 2017, 12 pages.

Preparation and delivery of the NEST Theme 3 Winter School including 5 universities (Calgary, Saskatchewan, Ryerson, New Brunswick & Waterloo, 2 research agencies (CanmetENERGY and National Research Council), 2 industry partners (Canadian Solar and NRStor Inc.), and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), February 14, 2017.

M. Arriaga, F. Calero, I. Calero, D. Peralta, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “Project 3.5: Operation and Control of Power Systems with Energy Storage Systems,” presentation at NEST Network Winter School 2017, Waterloo, February 14, 2017.

I. Calero, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “CAES modeling for power system studies: research update,” presentation at CAES in Salt Caverns Seminar, Waterloo, March 17, 2017.

M. Arriaga, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “Energy Storage for Frequency Regulation: Pay for Performance Review and Ontario’s Perspective,” presentation at CAES in Salt Caverns Seminar, Waterloo, March 17, 2017.

F. Calero, I. Calero, D. Peralta, M. Arriaga, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “Energy Storage Grid Integration Research,” poster at Energy Day: Waterloo Institute of Sustainable Energy, Waterloo, March 30, 2017.

C. A. Cañizares, (2017) “Smart Grid Research: Smart Loads, Electric Vehicle Smart Charging, Microgrids, and Energy Storage,” presentation, Ingenieria Electrica, Universidad Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City, August 23, 2017.

I. Calero, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “Research Update on Modeling of CAES for power system studies,” NSERC CAES in Salt Caverns Workshop, Waterloo, September 21, 2017.

C. Anierobi, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “Behind the-Meter Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) for Management of Global Adjustment Charges,” NSERC CAES in Salt Caverns Workshop, Waterloo, September 21, 2017.

I. Calero, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “Modeling of Compressed Air Energy Storage for Power Systems Performance Study,” poster at NEST Technical Conference and AGM, Toronto, June 21, 2017.

M. Arriaga, F. Calero, I. Calero, D. Peralta, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “Project 3.5: Operation and Control of Power Systems with Energy Storage Systems,” presentation at NEST Network AGM 2017, Waterloo, June 21, 2017.

Organization and delivery of the NEST Theme 3 Winter School including 5 universities (Calgary, Saskatchewan, Ryerson, New Brunswick & Waterloo, 2 research agencies (CanmetENERGY and National Research Council), 1 industry partners (Hydrostor/Univeristy of Windsor) and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), March 8, 2018.

M. Arriaga, F. Calero, I. Calero, D. Peralta, C. Anierobi, S. Guzman, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “Project 3.5: Operation and Control of Power Systems with Energy Storage Systems,” presentation at NEST Network Winter School 2017, Waterloo, March 8, 2018.

C. A. Cañizares, (2018) “Dynamic Modelling and Control of CAES, Flywheel, and Battery Storage Systems,” presentation, “Modeling and Applications of Energy Storage Systems in Power Grids - Energy Storage Fundamentals and Modelling” Tutorial, Power System Computation Conference (PSCC), Dublin, Ireland, June 11, 2018.

F. Calero, (2018) “ES Design Challenge #3: Lithium Ion Batteries for Demand Response and Frequency Regulation,” Technical Conference of NEST summer school, June 18, 2018.

F. Calero, (2018) “Impact of BESS in transmission systems,” poster, Technical conference of NEST summer school. June 19, 2018.

C. Canizares, (2018) “Theme 3: Power System Integration of Energy Storage Systems (ESS),” Technical Conference of NEST summer school, June 19, 2018.

C. Canizares, (2018) “P3.5: Operation and Control of Power Systems with Energy Storage Systems,” Technical Conference of NEST summer school, June 19, 2018.

F. Calero, C. Canizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “Impact of BESS in transmission systems,” poster at ECE Open House at University of Waterloo, September 13, 2018.

I. Calero, C. Canizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “Compressed air energy storage modeling for power system studies,” poster at ECE Open House at University of Waterloo, September 13, 2018.

S. Guzman, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “Ontario Power System Model for Frequency Regulation Studies,” presentation for Hydrostor and IESO, Toronto, November 22, 2018.

C. Anierobi, “Behind-the-Meter Compressed Air Energy Storage Feasibility and Applications,” MASc Thesis, University of Waterloo.

W. Mendieta, “Thermostatically Controllable Loads for Primary Frequency Control in Isolated Microgrids,” MASc Thesis, University of Waterloo.

C. A. Cañizares, “Energy Storage Overview and Research at Waterloo,” Keynote speech, National University of Colombia, Manizales, Colombia.

I. Calero, C. Canizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “Compressed air energy storage modeling,” poster presentation at 2018 Technology Innovation on Policy Forum. November 7, 2018.

M. Arriaga, S. Guzman, B. Tamimi, and C. Canizares, (2018) “IESO-Waterloo Study of Fast Frequency Regulation in Ontario System,” proposal, June 28, 2018, 4 pages. June 28, 2018.

I. Calero, C. Canizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “Modeling of CAES for power studies,” 10th Seminar for Next Generation of Researchers in Power Systems, Banff, Alberta. May 5, 2018

D. Peralta, “Primary Frequency Control with Flywheel Energy Storage Technologies,” MASc Thesis, University of Waterloo.

S. Guzman, C. A. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Fast Frequency Regulation in Power Systems with Energy Storage,” presentation at the 11th seminar for Next Generation of Researchers in Power Systems, Denmark, May 2019.

S. Guzman, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Project 3.5: Fast Frequency Regulation in Power Systems with Energy Storage,” presentation at NEST Network Winter School 2019, Calgary, March 15, 2019.

F. Calero, (2019) “ES Design Challenge #1: Flywheel for Power System Frequency Regulation”, presentation at NEST Network Summer School 2019, Toronto, June 17, 2019.

W. Mendieta, (2019) “Thermostatically controllable loads for primary frequency control in isolated microgrids,” poster at NEST Network Summer School 2019, Toronto, June 18, 2019.

I. Calero, C. Cañizares, and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Impact of Mechanical System Modeling on Compressed Air Energy Storage Models for Frequency Regulation,” presentation at IEEE-PES General Meeting, Atlanta, August 7, 2019.

F. Calero, (2019) “Detailed and Average Battery Energy Storage Model Comparison”, presentation at IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe 2019, Bucharest, October 1, 2019.

C. A. Cañizares, (2019) “Novel Controls for Microgrids with Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Storage,” lecture, DFG SPP 1984 – 2019 Autumn School, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany, October 1, 2019.

C. A. Cañizares, (2019) “Microgrid and Energy Storage,” keynote speech, Taller Int. CEMIE-Océano, Universidad Autonoma, de Zacatecas (UAZ), Zacatecas, Mexico, December 5, 2019.

C. A. Cañizares, (2019) “Energy Storage Overview and Research at Waterloo,” tutorial, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, December 11, 2019.

T. Shrestha, R. Karki, (2018). Quantifying Energy Storage Augmented Capacity Value of Wind Generation in Electricity Market, external link. International Journal of Smart Grid and Clean Energy, doi: 10.12720/sgce.8.6.723-730, July 2018. 

S. Adhikari, R. Karki, P. Piya, (2018). Integrated Disturbance Response Modelling of Wind Integrated Power Systems to Quantify the Operational Reliability Benefits of Flywheel Energy Storage, IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, 10(3), 1152 – 1160, August 2018. 

P. Gautam, P. Piya, R. Karki, (2019). Development and Integration of Momentary Event Models in Active Distribution System Reliability Assessment, external link, IEEE Trans. Power Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2019.2962177, December 2019. 

J. Choi, U. Oh, Y. Lee, R. Karki, (2019). Reliability evaluation of power system considering wind generators coordinated with multi-energy storage systems, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 14(5), 786 – 796, March 2019. 

S. Bhattarai, R. Karki, P. Piya, (2019). Reliability Modeling of Compressed Air Energy Storage for Adequacy Assessment of Wind Integrated Power System, IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 13(19), 4443 – 4450, October 2019.

S. Bhattarai, R. Karki, P. Piya, (2019). Reliability and Economic Assessment of Compressed Air Energy Storage in Transmission Constrained Wind Integrated Power System, external link, Elsevier Journal of Energy Storage, Vol. 25, 100830, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2019.100830, external link, October 2019.

P. Gautam, P. Piya, R. Karki, (October 2019). Utilizing Energy Storage for Reliability Solutions in Active Distribution Systems, external link, Applied Sciences, MDPI, Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 4392; doi:10.3390/app9204392 applsci-608224, October 2019.

P. Gautam, R. Karki, P. Piya, (2019). Probabilistic Modeling of Energy Storage to Quantify Market Constrained Reliability Value to Active Distribution Systems, IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, 11(2), 1043 – 1053, May 2019. 

S. Adhikari, R. Karki, P. Piya, (2019). Recovery Risk Mitigation of Wind Integrated Bulk Power System with Flywheel Energy Storage, IEEE Trans. Power Systems, 34(5), p. 3484 – 3493, September 2019. 

P.Gautam, P. Piya, R. Karki, (2020). "Resilience Assessment of Distribution Systems Integrated with Distributed Energy Resources, external link”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, ISSN: 1949-3037, DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2020.2994174, May 2020. 

T. Shrestha, R. Karki, P. Piya, (2020). Development of an Operational Adequacy Evaluation Framework for Operational Planning of Bulk Electric Power Systems, external link. International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, World Scientific, DOI: 10.1142/S0218539320400100, March 2020. 

O. A. Ansari, S. Bhattarai, R. Karki, C. Y. Chung, (2017). Reliability Evaluation of Bulk Power System Considering Compressed Air Energy Storage, IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference, Saskatoon, Canada, Oct. 22-25.

P. Gautam, K. A. Wheeler, R. Karki, S. Fairied, (2017). Impact of the Penetration Levels of PV and Synchronous Machine Based DG Sources on the Reliability of a Microgrid, IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference, Saskatoon, Canada, Oct. 22-25.

S. Adhikari, R. Karki. (2018). Reliability Modeling of Flywheel Energy Storage System for Power System Operational Reliability Assessment, Proceedings of SEEP 2018, May 08-11 Paisley, UK.

S. Bhattarai, R. Karki. (2018) Reliability and Environmental Benefits with Market Operation of Compressed Air Energy Storage in a Wind Integrated Power System International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, June 24 – 28, 2018, Boise, USA.

P. Gautam, R Karki. (2018). Quantifying Reliability Contribution of an Energy Storage System to a Distribution System, IEEE PES-GM, 2018, Aug 5-9, Portland, USA.

T. K. Shrestha, R. Karki, P. Piya, (2019). Operational Adequacy of Bulk Electric Power Systems, ICQRIT 2019, Jun 19-22, Kathmandu, Nepal.

T. K. Shrestha, P. Piya, R. Karki, (2020). Operational Adequacy Planning: Practices and Challenges, IEEE PES GM 2020, Aug. 2-6, Montreal, Canada.

O. A. Ansari, S. Bhattarai, R. Karki, C. Y. Chung, (2017). Reliability Evaluation of Bulk Power System Considering Compressed Air Energy Storage, IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference, Saskatoon, Canada, Oct. 22-25.

P. Gautam, K. A. Wheeler, R. Karki, S. Fairied, (2017). Impact of the Penetration Levels of PV and Synchronous Machine Based DG Sources on the Reliability of a Microgrid, IEEE Electric Power and Energy Conference, Saskatoon, Canada, Oct. 22-25.

S. Adhikari, R. Karki. (2018). Reliability Modeling of Flywheel Energy Storage System for Power System Operational Reliability Assessment, Proceedings of SEEP 2018, May 08-11 Paisley, UK.

S. Bhattarai, R. Karki. (2018) Reliability and Environmental Benefits with Market Operation of Compressed Air Energy Storage in a Wind Integrated Power System International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems, June 24 – 28, 2018, Boise, USA.

P. Gautam, R Karki. (2018). Quantifying Reliability Contribution of an Energy Storage System to a Distribution System, IEEE PES-GM, 2018, Aug 5-9, Portland, USA.

T. K. Shrestha, R. Karki, P. Piya, (2019). Operational Adequacy of Bulk Electric Power Systems, ICQRIT 2019, Jun 19-22, Kathmandu, Nepal.

T. K. Shrestha, P. Piya, R. Karki, (2020). Operational Adequacy Planning: Practices and Challenges, IEEE PES GM 2020, Aug. 2-6, Montreal, Canada.

C. Opathella, A. Adel, A. Elkasrawy, and B. Venkatesh, (2018) “A Novel Capacity Market Model with Energy Storage, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids

 

Reza Ghaffari and Bala Venkatesh, “A Survey on Energy Storage Technologies in Power System”, 2015 IEEE Electrical Power & Energy Conference, London, Canada.

C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, “Energy Storage Sizing and Siting in Microgrids”, IEEE EPEC 2018. [PUBLISHED]

C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, “Prototype Microgrid Design and Results”, IEEE EPEC 2018. [PUBLISHED]

A. Petean-Pina, C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, “Effect of Wind Generation Uncertainty on Voltage Stability - A Singular Value Analysis”, EPEC 2018. [PUBLISHED]

Technical reports

A Survey on Energy Storage Technologies in Power Systems

A New Storage Capacity Market Design For Renewable-Storage Grid Integration

A Capacity Auction Model with Intermittent Generation Sources and Energy Storage

Energy Storage Sizing and Siting in Transmission Systems

Energy Storage Sizing and Siting in Distribution Systems

Optimal Scheduling of Merchant-Owned Energy Storage Systems with Multiple Ancillary Services

Conferences

C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, Energy Storage Sizing and Siting in Microgrids, IEEE EPEC 2018.

C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, Prototype Microgrid Design and Results, IEEE EPEC 2018.

A. Petean-Pina, C. Opathella and B. Venkatesh, Effect of Wind Generation Uncertainty on Voltage Stability - A Singular Value Analysis, EPEC 2018.

S. Kapila, A.O. Oni, A. Kumar, (2017) “Development of Techno-economic Models for Large-Scale Energy Storage Systems, external link”, Energy, 140 pp. 656-672  

S Thaker, A. O. Oni, and A. Kumar, (2017) “Thermal Energy Storage Systems - A Techno-economic Assessment, Energy Conversion and Management”, Energy, 153: 423-434

S. Kapila, and A. Kumar, (2019) “Development of net energy ratio over the life cycle of large-scale energy storage systems”, Energy, 170: 592-603

S. Thaker, A. O. Oni, E. Gemechu, A. Kumar (2019) PDF fileEvaluating energy and greenhouse gas emission footprints of thermal energy storage systems for concentrated solar power applications, Journal of Energy Storage.

M.  Rahman, E. Gemechu, A. O. Oni, A. Kumar. (2020). Evaluating the Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Net Energy Ratio of Utility-Scale Electro-Chemical Energy Storage Systems Abstract accepted to ACLCA 2020 Conference, Sept. 22-24, 2020, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

M. Rahman, A. O. Oni, E. Gemechu, A. Kumar. ( 2019). Development of techno-economic models for the assessment of electro-chemical energy storage technologies. CSChE Conference, Oct. 20-23, 2019, Halifax, NS

Work presented at the NESTNet Technical Conference and AGM, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2016

Work presented at the NESTNet Technical Conference and AGM, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 2017

Work presented at the NESTNet 2018 Winter School, Shawinigan, QC, Canada

Work presented at the NESTNet Technical Conference and AGM, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 2018

S. Thaker, S. Kapila, A. O. Oni, A. Kumar. (2018). “Development of life cycle cost and GHG emissions of energy storage technologies”. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 30, 2018, Ottawa, ON (invited).

Md * Rahman, A. Kumar. (2019). Development of techno-economic models for the assessment of utility-scale electro-chemical energy storage technologies. NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering Workshop, July 23, 2019, Edmonton, AB, Canada (invited).

S. Shafiee, H. Zareipour, A. M. Knight, (2016) “Economic Assessment of a Price-Maker Energy Storage Facility in the Alberta electricity market”, Energy, Volume 111, pp. 537-547.

S. Shafiee, H. Zareipour, A. M. Knight, (2016) “Considering Thermodynamic Characteristics of a CAES Facility in Self-scheduling in Energy and Reserve Markets”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, No. 99, pp. 11.

S. Shafiee, H. Zareipour, A. M. Knight, N. Amjady, and B. Mohammadi-Ivatloo, (2017) “Risk-constrained bidding and offering strategy for a merchant compressed air energy storage plant”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Volume 32, No. 2, pp. 946-957.

P. Zamani-Dehkordi, L. Rakai, H. Zareipour, (2017) “Price Impact Assessment for Large-Scale Merchant Energy Storage Facilities", Energy, Volume 125, pp. 27-43.

S. Shafiee, H. Zareipour, A. M. Knight, (2017) “Developing Bidding and Offering Curves of a Price-maker Energy Storage Facility Based on Robust Optimization”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

J. Arteaga, H. Zareipour, V. Thangadurai, (2017) “Overview of Lithium-Ion Grid-Scale Energy Storage Systems", Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Report.

A. Barbry, M.F. Anjos, E. Delage, K.R. Schell, (2019) “Robust self-scheduling of a price-maker energy storage facility in the New York electricity market, external link”, Energy Economics, vol. 78, Pages 629-646, February, 2019. 

J. Arteaga and H. Zareipour, (2019) "A Price-maker / Price-taker model for the Operation of Battery Storage Systems in Electricity Markets,, external link" in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, April, 2019.

S. Shafiee, H. Zareipour and A. M. Knight, "Developing Bidding and Offering Curves of a Pricemaker Energy Storage Facility Based on Robust Optimization,, external link" in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

H. Zareipour delivered a tutorial on energy storage to about 60 participants during the 2016 IEEE PES General meeting in Boston.

A. Barbry, M.F. Anjos, and E. Delage. (2017) Robust self-scheduling for a price-maker energy storage facility in the New-York state electricity market. Optimization days , external link.

A. Barbry, M.F. Anjos, and E. Delage. (2017) Robust self-scheduling for a price-maker energy storage facility in the New-York state electricity market. EUROPT , external link.

Chaouachi, P. Marcotte, and M.F. Anjos. (2017) “Optimal energy trading strategy for a self-scheduled electric vehicle fleet operator”. EUROPT. 

M. Pied, M. F. Anjos, and R. P. Malhamé. (2019) A flexibility product for water-heater aggregators on the electricity markets, Optimization Days. 

H. Zareipour delivered a tutorial on energy storage to about 60 participants during the IEEE PES General meeting in Boston.

H. Zareipour delivered a tutorial on energy storage in IEEE PES General meeting in Chicago in July 2017.

M.F. Anjos has given an invited half-day lecture on “Introduction to Optimization in Energy” at the DTU CEE Summer School 2018 on Modern Optimization in Energy.

H. Zareipour was a panelist at a panel on energy storage systems in IEEE PES GM 2018.

H. Zareipour was a panelist in Alberta Storage Roundtable in March 2019 where the issues related to energy storage policy and developments in Alberta were discussed.

H. Zareipour, M.F. Anjos and some of the project students attended the IEEE PES General meeting in Boston.

H.  Zareipour and M.F. Anjos attended the 2017 IEEE PES General Meeting in July 2017.

H. Zareipour attended the 2017 IREP conference.

M.F. Anjos attended Smart Grid Canada 2017.

H. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “Stochastic Optimal Planning of Battery Energy Storage Systems for Isolated Microgrids, external link”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Volume 9, No.1, pp.211-227, January 2018. 

N. Padmanabhan, M. Ahmed, and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “Simultaneous Procurement of Demand Response Provisions in Energy and Spinning Reserve Markets”, external link, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, September 2018. 

O. Alrumayh and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Flexibility of Residential Loads for Demand Response Provisions in Smart Grid, external link”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, February 2019.

N. Padmanabhan. M. Ahmed and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Battery Energy Storage Systems in Energy and Reserve Markets, external link”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, August 2019. 

H. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, “Participation of Pumped Hydro Storage in Energy and Performance-Based Regulation Markets”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, accepted (IEEE Xplore Early Access).

N. Padmanabhan. M. Ahmed and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) Simultaneous Procurement of Demand Response Provisions in Energy and Spinning Reserve Markets, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 33, No.5, Sept 2018, pp.4667-4682.

H. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) Stochastic Optimal Planning of Battery Energy Storage Systems for Isolated Microgrids, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Vol.9, No.1, Jan 2018, pp.211-227.

O. Alrumayh and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Flexibility of Residential Loads for Demand Response Provisions in Smart Grid”, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.10, no.6, Nov.2019, pp.6284-6297.

T. Alharbi, K. Bhattacharya, M. Kazerani, (2019) “Planning and Operation of Isolated Microgrids Based on Re-purposed Electric Vehicle Batteries”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol.15, no.7, July 2019, pp.4319-4331.

N. Padmanabhan, M. Ahmed and K. Bhattacharya, (2020) “Battery Energy Storage Systems in Energy and Reserve Markets”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.35, no.1, January 2020, pp.215-226.

M. Ahmed and K. Bhattacharya, (2016) “A novel demand response market clearing auction model for Independent System Operators”, 2016 CIGRE International Symposium, Philadelphia, USA.

H. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “A goal programming approach to sizing and timing of third-party investments in storage system for microgrids”, IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC) 2018, Toronto, Canada, October 2018.

H. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, (2018) “A goal programming approach to sizing and timing of third-party investments in storage system for microgrids”, IEEE Canada Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC) 2018, Toronto, Canada, October 2018.

H. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Energy Storage and Ancillary Services Markets in North America”, 2019 CIGRE Canada Conference, Montreal, September 2019.

N. Padmanabhan, M. Ahmed and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Demand Response Services in Electricity Markets of US and Canada”, 2019 CIGRE Canada Conference, Montreal, September 2019

H. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, (2019) “Energy Storage and Ancillary Services Markets in North America”, 2019 CIGRE Canada Conference, Montreal, September 2019

N. Padmanabhan, M. Ahmed and K. Bhattacharya, (2020) “Demand Response Services in Electricity Markets of US and Canada”, 2019 CIGRE Canada Conference, Montreal, September 2019.

M. Ahmed and K. Bhattacharya, (2020) “A Novel Demand Response Market Clearing Auction Model for Independent System Operators”, CIGRE Session 2020, Paris (e-Session).

O. Alrumayh, S. M. Wong, K. Bhattacharya, H. Alharbi, (2020) “Incentives for demand response and flexibility services procured from energy storage systems”, IEEE PES General Meeting, Aug 2020 (e-Session).

D. Peralta, K. Bhattacharya, C. Canizares, (2020) “Ground source heat pump modeling and aggregation for services provision in electricity markets”, IEEE PES General Meeting, August 2020 (e-Session). Selected for Presentation as a Conference Best Paper.

H. Alharbi, K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “An Optimal Investment Model for Battery Energy Storage Systems in Isolated Microgrids”, external link. in V. Bertsch, W. Fichtner, V. Heuveline, T. Leibfried (Edited): Advances in Energy System Optimization, pp. 105-121, Springer Publishing, 2017. Book chapter.

N. Padmanabhan, PhD Thesis, University of Waterloo, (2019) “Demand Response and Battery Energy Storage Systems in Electricity Markets: Frameworks and Models”, July 2019.

K. Bhattacharya (contributing author), CIGRE Technical Brochure, (2019) “Regulation and Market Design Barriers Preventing to Capture All the Value from Fast and High-Location-Freedom Energy Storage”, Reference 752, CIGRE Working Group C5.25, CIGRE Publications, Jan 2019 (43 pages).

N. Padmanabhan, (2019) "Demand Response and Battery Energy Storage Systems in Electricity Markets: Frameworks and Models", PhD Thesis, University of Waterloo, July 2019.

H. Alharbi, (2020) "Electricity Market Participation and Investment Planning Frameworks for Energy Storage Systems", PhD Thesis, University of Waterloo, July 2020.

T. Alharbi, (2020) "Planning, Operation and Control of Battery Energy Storage Systems Based on Repurposed Electric Vehicle Batteries", PhD Thesis University of Waterloo, August 2020.

Book chapter

H. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “An Optimal Investment Model for Battery Energy Storage Systems in Isolated Microgrids”. in V. Bertsch, W. Fichtner, V. Heuveline, T. Leibfried (Edited): Advances in Energy System Optimization, pp. 105-121, Springer Publishing.

Technical report

H. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, (2017) “An Optimal Investment Model for Battery Energy Storage Systems in Isolated Microgrids”. in V. Bertsch, W. Fichtner, V. Heuveline, T. Leibfried (Edited): Advances in Energy System Optimization, pp. 105-121, Springer Publishing.

A.I. Tammam, C.S. Watters, M. F. Anjos, and M. Gendreau, (2016) “A Methodology for Ensemble Wind Power Scenarios Generation from Numerical Weather Predictions”, Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting 2016.

F. Djeumou Fomeni, S.A. Gabriel, and M.F. Anjos, (2018) “Applications of Logic Constrained Equilibria to Traffic Networks and to Power Systems with Storage, external link”, To appear in the Journal of the Operational Research Society.

M.F. Anjos, A. Lodi, and M. Tanneau, (2019) ”A decentralized framework for the optimal coordination of distributed energy resources, external link”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 34(1), 349-359. 

F. D. Fomeni, S. A. Gabriel, and M. F. Anjos. (2019)Logic Constrained Equilibria with Applications to Traffic Networks and to Power Systems with Storage Journal of the Operational Research Society, external link, 70(2), 2019, 310-325. 

F. D. Fomeni, S. A. Gabriel, and M.F. Anjos. (2019) “An RLT Approach for Solving the Binary-Constrained Mixed Linear Complementarity Problem, external link”, Computers & Operations Research, 110, 2019, 48-59.

M. F. Anjos, B. Gendron, and M. Joyce-Moniz. (2020) “Optimal Planning of Large-Scale Deployment of Charging Stations for Increasing Electric Vehicle Adoption, external link”, European Journal of Operational Research, 285(1), 2020, 263-278. 

A.I. Tammam, C.S. Watters, M.F. Anjos, and M. Gendreau. (2016) “A Methodology for Ensemble Wind Power Scenarios Generation from Numerical Weather Predictions”. Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting 2016.

M. Tanneau, M.F. Anjos, and A. Lodi. (2017) “Aggregation models for the grid integration of distributed energy storage”. Optimization Days 2017. First link, external link and second link, external link.

M. Tanneau, M.F. Anjos, and A. Lodi. (2017) “Aggregation models for the grid integration of distributed energy resources”. EUROPT 2017. First link, external link and second link, external link.

All project members attended the conference Optimization 2017. M. Joyce-Moniz and M. Tanneau gave oral presentations.

All project members attended the EUROPT 2017 workshop. M. Joyce-Moniz and M. Tanneau gave oral presentations.

M.F. Anjos gave an invited seminar on Building Demand Response at RTE, Paris, France, in November 2017.

M. F. Anjos, A. Lodi, and M. Tanneau. “A decentralized framework for the optimal coordination of distributed energy resources”. To appear in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

F. D. Fomeni, S.A. Gabriel, and M.F. Anjos. “Applications of Logic Constrained Equilibria to Traffic Networks and to Power Systems with Storage”. To appear in the Journal of Operational Research.

F. D. Fomeni, S.A. Gabriel, and M.F. Anjos. (2018) “Applications of Logic Constrained Equilibria to Traffic Networks and to Power Systems with Storage”., external link To appear in the Journal of the Operational Research Society (published online March 2018). 

M. F. Anjos, B. Gendron, and M. Joyce-Moniz. (2018) Optimal planning of large-scale deployment of charging stations for increasing electric vehicle adoption, 11th Annual Trans-Atlantic Infraday, Washington DC, U.S.A., November 2018.

M. F. Anjos, A. Lodi, and M. Tanneau. (2019) “A decentralized framework for the optimal coordination of distributed energy resources”., external link IEEE Transactions on Power System 34(1), 2019, 349-359. 

M. F. Anjos and A. Tammam attended the PES General Meeting (Boston) where A. Tammam presented a poster.

Optimization Days 2018 

• Increasing electric vehicle adoption via strategic siting of charging stations (JoyceMoniz)

• A bi-level approach for increase in power consumption predictability in smart grids (Besançon)

• A decomposition-based approach for the coordination of distributed energy resources (Tanneau)

ISMP 2018 

• Increasing electric vehicle adoption via strategic siting of charging stations (JoyceMoniz)

EUROPT 2018 

Distributed Column-Generation for Large Scale Mixed-Integer Programming (Tanneau)

M.F. Anjos, B. Gendron, and M. Joyce-Moniz. Optimal planning of large-scale deployment of charging stations for increasing electric vehicle adoption, 11th Annual Trans-Atlantic Infraday, Washington DC, U.S.A., November 2018.

E. Kuznetsova and M.F. Anjos. Combined Strategic Planning and Power Dispatch Optimization Framework to Simulate the Emergence of Small-Scale Residential Prosumers. Accepted in January 2020 for the Proceedings of the IEEE PES General Meeting 2020.

M. F. Anjos delivered an invited tutorial on Operations Research Approaches for Building Demand Response in a Smart Grid at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, external link, Houston TX, U.S.A., October 2017.

M. Tanneau, M. F. Anjos, and A. Lodi. (2017) Decomposition-Based Approach for Grid-Wide Coordination of Distributed Energy Resources. Poster at MIP 2017.

M. F. Anjos and A. Tammam attended the PES General Meeting (Boston) where A. Tammam presented a poster.

All project members attended the conference Optimization 2017. M. Joyce-Moniz and M. Tanneau gave oral presentations.

All project members attended the EUROPT 2017 workshop. M. Joyce-Moniz and M. Tanneau gave oral presentations.

M. F. Anjos gave an invited seminar on “Building Demand Response at RTE”, Paris, France, in November 2017.

M. Tanneau is attending the ESA 27th Annual Conference & Expo in 2017.

M. F. Anjos delivered an invited tutorial on “Operations Research Approaches for Building Demand Response in a Smart Grid” at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston TX, U.S.A., October 2017.

M. F. Anjos and A. Tammam attended the PES General Meeting (Boston) where A. Tammam presented a poster.

M. F. Anjos gave a plenary presentation at Optimization Days 2018 entitled “Optimizing the Future of Smart Grids”.

M. F. Anjos gave an invited half-day lecture on “Introduction to Optimization in Energy” at the DTU CEE Summer School 2018 on Modern Optimization in Energy.

I. Salerno presented a poster at the DTU CEE Summer School 2018 on “Modern Optimization in Energy”.

M. Tanneau was the Montreal awardee to give an invited tutorial at the AIRO Young PhD Workshop 2019.

A declaration of invention has been made at Polytechnique Montreal. 

I. Salerno, M. F. Anjos and J. A. Gomez-Herrera. (2018) “Adaptable thermal storage design for buildings”, Invention disclosure DIV-842, Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, October 2018.

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, and A. Jones, (2018) “Energy Policy Regime Change and Advanced Energy Storage: A Comparative Analysis,” Energy Policy, Volume 115, pp. 572-583, April 2018.

M. Winfield, and S. Weiler, (2018) “Institutional diversity, policy niches, and smart grids: A review of the evolution of Smart Grid policy and practice in Ontario, Canada”, external link, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 82, pp. 1931-1938, February 2018.

M. Winfield, and G. Gelfant, (2019) “Distributed Energy Resource Development in Ontario: A socio-technical transition in progress?” Energy Regulation Quarterly, January 2020 - Volume 7, external link, Issue 4. 

Published on SEI-NEST Subsite:

“Energy Transitions in Denmark” (Jones)

“Energy Storage in Germany’s Energy Transition” (Jones)

“Energy Storage Policy in the United States” (Shokrzadeh)

“Implications of capacity markets for distributed energy resources” (Gross)

“An Ontario Recovery Plan: Energy, Electricity and Climate Change” (Winfield)

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, and A. Jones, G. Gelfant, (2017) “Energy Storage and Socio-Technical Regime Change,” Ontario Network on Sustainable Energy Policy (ONSEP) annual workshop, April 2017.

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh,  (2017) “Energy Storage Developments in Ontario. “Ontario Climate Change Consortium Symposium, May 2017.

S. Shokrzadeh (2017) “EVs and Energy Storage,”EV 2017 Conference and Trade Show, July 2017

S. Shokrzadeh (2017) “Energy Storage Development,” IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference, August 2017.

S. Shokrzadeh (2018) “Energy Storage Development,” International Renewable Energy Academy (IREA) – NEST Research presentation, April 2018.

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, Rezaei-Zare (2018) “The Role of Charging Infrastructure to Support Market Adoption of Electric Vehicles: A Study of Technical Challenges and Policy Options” ONSEP Annual Workshop, April 2018.

M. Winfield,  (2018) "Ontario’s Electricity System and its Implications for the Future” Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN) Annual Conference, May 4, 2018. 

M. Winfield, (2020) “The Future of North American Energy Markets: Implications for Manitoba,” Manitoba Public Interest Law Centre Workshop on Energy Futures for Manitoba, Winnipeg, March 11, 2020.

“Regulation and Innovation: The case of Advanced Energy Storage,” Smart Prosperity Workshop on Agile Regulation, Ottawa, February 25, 2020.

Website

Site link., external link

https://sei.info.yorku.ca/energy-storage-policy-working-papers/, external link

Book chapters

R. MacWhirter, and M. Winfield, “Competing paradigms, policy windows and the Search for Stability in Ontario Electricity Policy.” in G.Albo and R.MacDermid eds., Divided Province: Ontario Politics in the Age of Neoliberalism (Montreal and Kingston: Queens-McGill University Press) In press.

Working papers and theses

5 Project working papers now published on SEI-NEST Subsite, external link:

  • “Energy Transitions in Denmark” (Jones)
  • “Energy Storage in Germany’s Energy Transition” (Jones)
  • “Energy Storage Policy in the United States” (Shokrzadeh)
  • “The implications of capacity market development for distributed energy resources (Gross)
  • “An Ontario Recovery Plan: Energy, Electricity and Climate Change (Winfield)

A. Jones, (2015) BES Thesis “PDF fileEnergy Storage Leading to an Emission Free Electricity System in Ontario, external link”.

Zeeman, (2016), MES Major Paper PDF file“Emerging Business Models for Local Distribution Companies in Ontario”, external link.

G. Gelfant, (2018) MES Major Paper “The Intersection of the Environment and Niche Technology: A Cross-Jurisdictional Analysis of the Integration of Energy Storage Technologies in North America”.

Harbinson, (2019) MES Major Paper “Overview of Canada’s Legislative and Regulatory Systems and their Impact on Community Energy Planning”.

A. Lev, (2019) MES Major Paper “Towards Decentralized Power Systems: Market & Regulatory Frameworks for Ontario”.

Hurtado, (2020). MES Major Paper “A Feasibility Analysis of Transactive Energy Systems in Ontario”.

Op-ed

M. Winfield, (2017) “Energy policy is falling behind the energy revolution”, external link, The Globe and Mail, May 15, 2017. 

M. Winfield,  (2018) “Ontario’s hydro: Some unwelcome truths”, Policy Options, May 23, 2018.

M. Winfield, (2018) “Will Doug Ford’s promises exacerbate Ontario’s problems”, Policy Options, June 18, 2018.

M. Winfield,  (2018) “Doug Ford’s energy shake-up could cost Ontario”, The Conversation, July 26, 2018. Also published in the Hamilton Spectator, July 27, 2018; National Post, July 27, 2018; McLeans, July 27, 2018; Alternatives Journal, July 29,2018.

Workshops and seminars organized

1. V. Lauber, University of Salsburg (2015) “Renewable Energy Policy in Germany and the EU”, October 2015.

2. A. Levermann, University of Potsdam, (2015) “Ahead of Paris: The role of science in shaping the climate policy”, October 2015.

3. Ontario Climate Change Consortium Symposium, Panel 1A – Community Energy Planning., external link (Organized by Winfield, includes presentation on NEST partner Alectra/PowerStream on the “Powerhouse” Project (May 2017)

4. Ontario Climate Change Consortium Symposium, Panel 2A – the Future of Energy Systems, external link (Chaired by Winfield, NEST research presentations by Shokrzadeh, Gaede) (May 2017) 

5. Ontario Climate Change Consortium Symposium, Panel 3A – Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Policy, external link (organized by Winfield – included discussion of role of energy storage (May 2017) 

6. Webinar: Developments in Energy Storage Policy in the EU, UK and US, external link. (January 2018). 

7. Workshop: Energy Storage Policy Development in Canada (March 2018)

8. Workshop on future directions of electricity policy in Ontario, December 14, 2018. Included major institutional, private, public non-profit sector actors.

9. Seminar with Environmental Commissioner of Ontario on electricity, energy and climate change themes January 23, 2019.

10. Seminar: The role of Blockchain in Distributed Energy Resource development in Ontario. February 2020.

Work in progress

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, A. Jones, Supplemental paper on energy storage policy regime under development for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, IMECE 2018 “A Technological and Policy Study of Energy Storage: The Case of Power to Gas Technology for Renewable Energy Applications”

S. Shokrzadeh, ‘Advanced Energy Storage Technologies and Modern Electric Grids: A Comprehensive Policy Review’ under development for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

Gross, “Implications of capacity market development for distributed energy resources” for Energies.

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, Saherwala “Regulatory frameworks for post-consumer management of EV batteries,” for Sustainability

Conferences attended by members of project team

A. Jones, MindFirst - The Future of Energy Storage in Ontario

A. Jones, Canadian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry workshop on energy storage for renewable energy

A. Jones, Toronto Renewable Energy Network - Future of Energy Storage

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, A. Jones, Ontario Sustainable Energy Association workshops on Combined Low-Carbon Energy Options for Ontario

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, A. Jones, ESO, ESA, NRC Energy Storage in Canada Conference

S. Shokrzadeh, A. Jones, Institute for Sustainable Energy - ISE Seminar with Dr. Manfred Fischedick – Toronto

S. Shokrzadeh, York-ENST Algeria Sustainable Transportation mission

S. Shokrzadeh, Windsor CUTRIC – Transportation Big Data Conference,

G. Gelfant, Women in Renewable Energy and APPro Speed Mentoring Event – Toronto

G, Gelfant, Women in Renewable Energy – Bonnie Hiltz  – Toronto

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, A. Jones, Doherty, CEKAP Launch meeting,

S. Shokrzadeh, Canadian Solar Industries Association Conference – Toronto 

S. Shokrzadeh, German-Canada Smart Grid Workshop Toronto

A. Jones, Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce - 5th Canadian German Smart Grids & Energy Storage Series

G. Gelfant, Pembina Institute – Capacity Markets 101: Understanding Options for Alberta – Webinar

A. Jones, Energy Storage Association Energy Storage Policy Forum (Washington DC)

M. Winfield, University of Toronto Canadian Climate Change and Energy Policy Workshop 

Gross, International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (Dusseldorf, Germany)

G. Gelfant, Emerging Energy Trends – Mowat Centre, UofT,

A. Jones, Association of Energy Service Providers (AESP) Conference

A. Jones, G. Gelfant, Northeastern University, Summer Institute on Renewable Energy Transformation

S. Shokrzadeh, Lassonde Transportation Symposium, York University

G. Gelfant, A. Jones, Doherty Quality Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST) – Ontario Caucus – Quarterly meetings December 6, 2016 (Gross), March 22, 2017 (Doherty, Jones, Gelfant); September 25, 2017 (Gross, Gelfant)

M. Winfield, A. Jones, Gross, Wyse, CEKAP Workshop on energy systems modelling

M. Winfield, S. Shokrzadeh, A. Jones Energy Storage Canada – Accelerating the Future Conference

A. Lev, MARS – The Future of Energy: Taking the Digital Leap, March 2018.

S. Shokrzadeh, Energy Storage Canada – Powering Up September 2018

A. Lev, Workshop on the Economics of Electricity Policy and Markets (Ivey School of Business) – Toronto, October 2018

M. Winfield, IESO Conference Toronto, June 2019

M. Winfield, University of Southampton/University of Sheffield annual conference on Energy Storage and its Applications, Southampton, England, July 20, 2019

M. Winfield, Energy Modelling Initiative, workshop on energy modelling in Canada, Montreal, December 17, 2020

Saherwala , Energy Storage Association Policy Workshop, Washington DC, February 14, 2020

J. Gaede and I. H. Rowlands, (2018) ‘Visualizing Social Acceptance Research: A Bibliometric Review of the Social Acceptance Literature for Energy Technology and Fuels’, external link, Energy Research & Social Science, Volume 40, pp. 142-158

J. Gaede and I. H. Rowlands, (2018) “How ‘Transformative’ is Energy Storage?  Insights from Stakeholder Perceptions in Ontario”,, external link Energy Research & Social Science, (Volume 44, pp. 268-277

S. Ganowski, J. Gaede and I. H. Rowlands, (2018) “Hot off the press! A comparative media analysis of energy storage framing in Canadian newspapers”, Energy Research & Social Science. 46. 10.1016/j.erss.2018.06.011.

C. R. Jones, J. Gaede, S. Ganowski, and I. H. Rowlands, (2018) “Understanding Lay-Public Perceptions of Energy Storage Technologies: Results of a Questionnaire Conducted in the UK, external link”, Energy Procedia (Vol. 151, October 2018), pp. 135-143.

J. Gaede and I. H. Rowlands, (2019) “The Value of Multiple Perspectives: Problem-Solving and Critique in the Evaluation of Social Acceptance Research – A Response to M. Wolsink, external link”, Energy Research & Social Science (Vol. 48, February 2019), pp. 262-268.

J. Gaede, C. R. Jones, S. Ganowski, I. H. Rowlands, (2019) “Understanding lay-public perceptions of energy storage technologies: Preliminary results of a questionnaire conducted in Canada”., external link

J. Gaede and I. H. Rowlands, “A gateway, a stopgap, a challenge or a distraction? A sociotechnical analysis of socio-political acceptance of energy storage in Ontario”, paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Ontario Network for Sustainable Energy Policy, Picton, ON, 25 April 2017.

J. Gaede, “Is energy storage transformative? Decentralization and the future of Ontario’s energy system”, paper presentation at the Ontario Climate Consortium Symposium, Toronto, ON, 12 May 2017.

J. Gaede and I. H. Rowlands, “A gateway, a stopgap, a challenge or a distraction? A socio-technical analysis of socio-political acceptance of energy storage in Ontario”, paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Ontario Network for Sustainable Energy Policy, Picton, ON.

J. Gaede, “PDF fileIs energy storage transformative? Decentralization and the future of Ontario’s energy system”, paper presentation at the Ontario Climate Consortium Symposium, Toronto, ON.

D. Labonte and I. H. Rowlands, ‘“Historically, we’re risk-averse”- Stakeholder perspectives on the current application and future potential of energy storage within the Ontario distribution sector”, 2017 Canadian Association of Geographers – Ontario Division conference. Special Session – Understanding the Complexities of Canadian Energy Landscapes, Kingston, ON.

D. Labonte, “Energy Storage at the Distribution Level: Perspectives from LDC Representatives in Ontario’, Energy Council of Canada, Annual Canadian Energy Industry: Update and Insights Event, Ottawa, ON.

S. Ganowski, “Hot Off the Press! Media Representations of Energy Storage in Canada”, presentation at the 3rd Annual Conference in Energy Storage and Its Applications (ESA) – University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK – 11-12 September 2018.

S. Ganowski, “Hot Off the Press! Media Representations of Energy Storage in Canada”, presentation at the 5th Annual British Environmental Psychology Society (BrEPS) Conference – University of Surrey (Guildford, UK – 13-14 September 2018).

James Gaede, Mapping the Social Acceptance Literature, 26 January 2017 , external link

Working Papers published on project website, external link:

1) Ian Search, Ian H. Rowlands, and James Gaede, ‘Earning community acceptance: A literature review of citizen engagement in energy infrastructure planning’, external link, Working Paper 2017-01, Waterloo, ON, University of Waterloo, May 2017. 

2) Holly Smale, Ian H. Rowlands, and James Gaede, ‘A gap analysis: Community acceptance of energy storage projects’, external link, Working Paper 2017-02, Waterloo, ON, University of Waterloo, May 2017. 

3) Ian Search, Ian H. Rowlands, and James Gaede, ‘Public Participation in Energy Infrastructure Planning’, external link, Pamphlet, Waterloo, ON, University of Waterloo, May 2017. 

Ian H. Rowlands, ‘Trans-Atlantic conversations on energy storage’, blog entry, 26 September 2017., external link

Sara Ganowski, ‘Public discourse on energy storage – the importance of local narratives and system benefits’, blog entry, 10 October 2017., external link

Ian H. Rowlands, ‘NEST Network 2018 Winter School’, blog entry, 21 February 2018., external link

Ian H. Rowlands, ‘NESTNet Mission to the UK – March 2018’, blog entry, 27 April 2018., external link

Canadian Energy Storage Activity Database, external link

Ian H. Rowlands, ‘NESTNet Mission to the United States– September 2018’, blog entry, 10 October 2018., external link

Sara Ganowski, ‘Interdisciplinarity and internationalization in energy: Insights from my own UK Mission (September 2018)', blog entry, 18 October 2018., external link

Ian H. Rowlands, ‘NESTNet Internationalization: Building Connections in Denmark and Germany’, blog entry, 7 May 2019., external link