Power Distribution Automation shows how energy providers can deliver a reliable, good quality power supply to customers, while reducing operational costs by using a Distribution Automation (DA) system.
Essential reading for anyone working in power engineering and distribution automation, this book provides a detailed description of all the major components of a DA system, including communication infrastructure and analysis tools. Topics covered include:
The book concludes by showing how DA has been implemented in practice, using a case study from Enexis, one of the major distribution system operators in The Netherlands.
Biswarup Das is a professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India where his research interests include distribution system analysis and automation, FACTS, HVDC, digital protection of power systems, power quality and power system harmonics, and distributed generation. He serves as an Associate Editor of IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution and as an editor of IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy.
This book will be an essential reference for researchers and graduate students working in power engineering, as well utility engineers, vendors, and consultants working in energy distribution and its automation.