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dc.contributor.advisorNajjar, Maged B.en_US
dc.contributor.authorChlela, Martineen_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (p.38-40).en_US
dc.descriptionSupervised by Dr. Maged Najjar.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study is intended to give insights about Smart Grid technology, its application in Lebanon and its most important features. With the increasing demand of power generation and the exhaustibility of the current energy sources, introduction of renewable sources on the distribution level is of great importance. These sustainable sources should be distributed in a manner which not only reduces losses, but also decreases the current dependency on the central generation unit. This research first introduces Smart Grid technology, enumerates its features and drivers. A feasibility study of this technology in Lebanon is then presented. It states the available instruments and equipments and proposes new components to be added in order for this technology to be applicable locally. Moreover, a comparative study of the present and future situation of the Lebanese grid after the application of Smart technology is illustrated. Since sustainability, compatibility and self-sufficiency of this grid are of great importance, an algorithm which assures minimal total power losses and less reliance on the main generation unit is performed in details. This method helps to find the optimum location of the distributed generations, mainly constituted of renewable energy sources, all over the distribution network. Therefore, in addition to its reliability and sustainability the grid will minimize power losses of the system and will function in autonomy.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityBy Martine Chlelaen_US
dc.format.extentix, 44 p. :ill., tables ;30 cmen_US
dc.rightsThis object is protected by copyright, and is made available here for research and educational purposes. Permission to reuse, publish, or reproduce the object beyond the personal and educational use exceptions must be obtained from the copyright holderen_US
dc.subject.lcshSmart power griden_US
dc.subject.lcshElectric power distribution--Technological innovationsen_US
dc.titleDistributed optimized smart grid initiative in Lebanonen_US
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Electrical Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.facultyFaculty of Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of Balamanden_US
dc.description.degreeMS in Electrical Engineeringen_US
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