ECE 566 - Grid Integration of Wind Energy Systems

Aspects of integration of wind energy conversion systems (WECS) to electric power transmission grids.

Prerequisite

ECE 461 (Power Systems); ECE 462 (Power Systems Laboratory) or ECE 565 (Electrical Power Engineering) or instructor's approval (contact sid@colostate.edu for approval information). Credit not allowed for both ECE 566 and ENGR 566.

Important Information

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Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Required

  • Grid Integration of Wind Energy Conversion Systems, 2nd Ed. (2006)
    S. Heir
  • Power System Analysis and Design, 5th Ed. (2012)
    J.D. Glover, M.S. Sarma, T.J. Overbye
  • Wind Power in Power Systems (2006)
    T. Ackermann

Instructors

Siddharth Suryanarayanan
Siddharth Suryanarayanan

(970) 491-1493 | ssuryana@engr.colostate.edu

Dr. Siddharth (Sid) Suryanarayanan obtained his Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 2004 from Arizona State University. His research and teaching interests lie broadly in the area of modern electric power systems, with specific focus on design, operation, and economics of finite-inertia systems, the integration of renewable energy systems to electric grids, and on the application of cyber-physical social systems to electric power systems.

He has over 50 publications in journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters. He is a co-editor of two books in the area of electric power engineering. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and was the recipient of the IEEE Power and Energy Society's Outstanding Young Engineer Award in 2015, and the T. Burke Hayes Faculty Award in 2012 and 2009. In June 2011, he was selected by the U.S. National Academy of Engineering as an invited general participant at the U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.

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