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Dr MD Shah

Senior Lecturer, Smart Power Systems Engineering

School of Engineering, IT and Phys. Sci.

Section/Portfolio:

Engineering

Location:

Mt Helen Campus, Online

A new global index for short term voltage stability assessment

The utility scale of non-conventional generators (NCGs), such as wind and photovoltaic (PV)...

Examination of Effective VAr with Respect to Dynamic Voltage Stability in Renewable Rich Power Grids

High penetrations of inverter-based renewable resources (IBRs) diminish the resilience that...

Forced Oscillation Detection Amid Communication Uncertainties

This article proposes a novel technique for the detection of forced oscillation (FO) in a power...

Novel Control Design for Simultaneous Damping of Inter-Area and Forced Oscillation

Forced oscillation (FO) has recently been detected in power grids, e.g., Nordic and Western...

RoCoF Restrictive Planning Framework and Wind Speed Forecast Informed Operation Strategy of Energy Storage System

A planning framework and operation strategy for energy storage are developed to limit the rate of...

Sizing HESS as inertial and primary frequency reserve in low inertia power system

Energy storage systems are recognised as the potential solution to alleviate the impacts of...

A New Data Driven Long-Term Solar Yield Analysis Model of Photovoltaic Power Plants

Historical data offers a wealth of knowledge to the users. However, often restrictively mammoth...

An Improved Energy and Cost Minimization Scheme for Home Energy Management (HEM) in the Smart Grid Framework

In the current energy perspective, home energy management (HEM) is an essential requirement for...

A review on rapid responsive energy storage technologies for frequency regulation in modern power systems

A paradigm shift in power generation technologies is happening all over the world. This results...

Development of cluster-based energy management scheme for residential usages in the smart grid community

Several efforts have been taken to promote clean energy towards a sustainable and green economy....

Dynamic Derivative-Droop Control for Supercapacitor Synthetic Inertial Support

Energy storage is recognized as a potential solution to alleviate the impacts of inertia...

Dynamic voltage signature of large scale PV enriched streesed power system

Renewable power generations including flexible demand and energy storage systems leverage...

Energy Storage for Short-Term Frequency Stability Enhancement in Low-Inertia Power Systems

Power systems with large scale integration of inverter interfaced generation plants become...

  • Conference Proceedings

Exploring the Dynamic Voltage Signature of Renewable Rich Weak Power System

Large-scale renewable energy-based power plants are becoming attractive technically and...

Forced oscillation damping controller for an interconnected power system

Forced oscillation (FO) is a challenging problem as it could initiate power system instability...

Forced oscillation in power system with renewable generations

Forced disturbance (FD) with various bands of frequency may ignite forced oscillation (FO) in...

Frequency regulation of multiple asynchronous grids using adaptive droop in high-voltage direct current system

Frequency stability control in multiple asynchronous grids is a challenging and complex issue. An...

Frequency security constrained energy management in an isolated power system

Short-term frequency instability is one of the major challenges that arise due to large-scale...

Impact of Meshed HVDC Grid Operation and Control on the Dynamics of AC/DC Systems

The efficacy of long-distance and bulk power transmission largely depends on the efficient...

Impact of MMC-HVDC Control Parameter Selection on the Dynamic Performance of AC System

High penetration of voltage source converter (VSC) based system is anticipated in future power...

Impact of PV plant and load models on system strength and voltage recovery of power systems

In recent years, non-conventional inverter-based sources, namely, wind, PV, and others have...

Influence of induction motor in stability of power system with high penetration of large-scale PV

Inverter-Based Energy Resources (IBERs) have become an ordinary portion of the generation mix in...

Study of voltage oscillation in multi-converter based DC microgrid

This paper presents the impact of various disturbances in the multi converter-based DC microgrid....

An assessment of the solar photovoltaic generation yield in Malaysia using satellite derived datasets

Precise and reliable estimation of energy yield for solar photovoltaic (PV) system is imperative...

  • Journals

Design of wide-area POD with resiliency using modified DEA for power systems with high penetration of renewable energy

Recently, the electromechanical oscillations are becoming the primary concerns in power grids due...

Dynamic voltage stability of unbalanced distribution system with high penetration of single-phase PV units

Dynamic voltage instability (DVI) issues are the primary concern in low-voltage distribution...

Enabling resilient wide-area POD at BESS in Java, Indonesia 500.kV power grid

The future Indonesian power grid will have significant REGs, especially in Java Island. Wind and...

Hybrid energy stoarage system for frequency regulation in microgrids with source and load uncertainties

The electrical energy required by the remote communities can be supplied efficiently and...

Impact of MTDC grid reconfiguration and control on the dynamics of the Gb system

Multi-terminal DC (MTDC) grids are becoming increasingly popular for interconnecting...

Improving Synthetic Inertial Response of Supercapacitor Using Supplementary Control Signal

Power systems with high penetration of inverter-based renewable generation units result in...

Large-scale PV Voltage Regulation: Survey of Recent Practice

Large-scale PV system is increasingly being installed in transmission and sub-transmission...

Performance Assessment of Prospective PV Systems in Queensland and New South Wales of Australia

Large-scale renewable energy, especially solar photovoltaic (PV), is increasing into the...

Resilient wide-area multi-mode controller design based on Bat algorithm for power systems with renewable power generation and battery energy storage systems

Modern power systems consist of power electronics devices, which are used in renewable energy...

Techno-economic evaluation of power electronics-assisted transmission system frequency regulation

In many future power systems, the power generation may be predominantly supplied from converter...

Towards Zero Emissions Noosa

This paper reports on a case study of the community group Zero Emissions Noosa, whose goal is for...

Comparison of Battery Energy Storage Models for Small Signal Stability in Power System

In the 21st century, integration of large-scale renewable energy sources (RESs) is increasing...

Damping of Power System Oscillations by using HVDC-based Multi-Modal POD Controller

Due to the increasing replacement of conventional generators with renewable energy sources...

Examination of Low-Frequency Oscillatory Stability of Power systems with Detailed Wind Farm Model

This paper presents the impact of dynamics within the wind farm on low-frequency oscillatory...

Low-Frequency Oscillatory Stability Study on 500 kV Java-Indonesian Electric Grid

The Java-Indonesia 500 kV network is the biggest interconnected system in Indonesia. This system...

Modelling of ASEAN power grid using publicly available data

Power industries around the world are becoming liberalized to meet the increasing electricity...

Simultaneous parameter optimization for coordinated control of BESS and DIPSS using clonal selection

This paper proposed a method for simultaneous parameter optimization for coordinated control of...

Stability and control of mixed AC-DC systems with VSC-HVDC: A review

Voltage-source converter-high-voltage direct current (VSC-HVDC) systems have become an attractive...

The Impact of Voltage Regulation of Multiinfeed VSC-HVDC on Power System Stability

Due to the anticipated proliferation of HVDC links up to and beyond 2020 into transmission...

ASEAN power grid: A secure transmission infrastructure for clean and sustainable energy for South-East Asia

The efficient utilization of clean energy resources to meet increasing electricity demand is...

Characterisation of interaction in an offshore AC grid with large WPPs and VSC-HVDCs

To exploit the full and flexible capability of offshore voltage-sourced converter high-voltage DC...

Dual-loop primary frequency regulation controller for VSC-HVDC system

This paper presents a frequency control mechanism for an AC system through the active and...

Investigation into transmission options for cross-border power trading in ASEAN power grid

This work is a feasibility study of high voltage AC (HVAC) and high voltage DC (HVDC)...

Role of multi-infeed VSC-HVDC on dynamic behaviour of future north Scotland transmission system

Due to the expected proliferation of HVDC systems up to and beyond 2020 into the Great British...

Modelling and dynamic analysis of a power system with VSC-HVDC radial plus strategy

This work presents the analysis of a radial plus VSC-HVDC scheme in terms of its impact on AC and...

Offshore AC grid management for an AC integrated VSC-HVDC scheme with large WPPs

Point-to-point VSC-HVDC Wind power plant (WPP) links connected offshore by AC cables can be...

Technical challenges, security and risk in grid integration of renewable energy

Renewable energy sources, especially wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) are well on the way to...

A review of key power system stability challenges for large-scale PV integration

Global warming is the main driving force behind worldwide interest for the generation of bulk...

Chronological risk assessment approach of distribution system with concentrated solar power plant

It is anticipated that concentrated solar power (CSP) plant will become one of the significant...

Evaluation of medium scale linear fresnel reflector CSP: A case study in North Queensland

Future distribution networks in Australia are likely to include large volume of medium scale...

Expanding power system analysis toolbox (PSAT) functionalities for better result interpretation

The dynamic analysis of modern power systems often requires computational assistance from...

Low-order robust damping controller design for large-scale PV power plants

The paper presents a method of designing a low order robust wide-area damping controller (WADC)...

Performance assessment of solar thermal power plants: A case study in Queensland

Recent and ongoing improvements make the concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) as one of the...

Small-disturbance angle stability control with high penetration of renewable generations

Growth and penetration of renewable energy has been remarkable during the last few years in many...

Large-scale PV plant with a robust controller considering power oscillation damping

Transmission voltage-level photovoltaic (PV) plants are becoming reality in many developed and...

Oscillatory stability analysis with high penetrations of large-scale photovoltaic generation

Prompted by the need for clean energy sources, increasing amounts of photovoltaic (PV) generator...

Test systems for dynamic stability studies in electric power system

Electric power system is one of the largest and complex infrastructures made by mankind during...

Wide-area measurement signal-based stabiliser for large-scale photovoltaic plants with high variability and uncertainty

In this study, norm bounded linear quadratic Gaussian controller synthesis method is utilised to...

Assessment and choice of input for wide-area damping controller in large-scale PV taking time delay into consideration

This paper used a twofold method to assess and select suitable control input for PV supplementary...

  • Conference Proceedings

Contingency ranking methodology for low frequency oscillations in power systems

This paper presents the contingency ranking methodology of large interconnected power system for...

  • Conference Proceedings

Damping performance analysis of battery energy storage system, ultracapacitor and shunt capacitor with large-scale photovoltaic plants

As large-scale photovoltaic (PV) generation reaches higher penetration levels, there is a greater...

Design of robust power oscillation damping controller for large-scale PV plant

Large-scale photovoltaic (PV) plants are becoming a reality in many countries. Studies suggest...

Development of a dynamic model of solar farm and its impact on weak power system

This paper presents a comprehensive simulation study to show the adequacy of two solar farm...

Influence of large-scale PV on voltage stability of sub-transmission system

Voltage instability is considered as one of the main threats to secure operation of power systems...

A comparison of ultracapacitor, BESS and shunt capacitor on oscillation damping of power system with large-scale PV plants

Intermittent and slow generator like PV is augmented with auxiliary device to meet the certain...

  • Conference Proceedings

Contribution of PV systems with ultra capacitor energy storage on inter-area oscillation

In this paper, the effect of increased solar power penetration by three Photovoltaic (PV)...

Power system voltage stability as affected by large-scale PV penetration

Voltage instability is considered as one of the main threats to secure operation of power system...

Impact of large-scale PV penetration on power system oscillatory stability

This paper presents the impact of large-scale photovoltaic (PV) generation on power system...