SmartGrid: Future Networks for New Zealand Power Systems Incorporating Distributed Generation

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dc.contributor.author Nair, Nirmal-Kumar en
dc.contributor.author Zhang, L en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-08T20:57:03Z en
dc.date.issued 2009 en
dc.identifier.citation Energy Policy 37(9):3418-3427 2009 en
dc.identifier.issn 0301-4215 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/13546 en
dc.description.abstract The concept of intelligent electricity grids, which primarily involves the integration of new information and communication technologies with power transmission lines and distribution cables, is being actively explored in the European Union and the United States. Both developments share common technological developmental goals but also differ distinctly towards the role of distributed generation for their future electrical energy security. This paper looks at options that could find relevance to New Zealand (NZ), in the context of its aspiration of achieving 90% renewable energy electricity generation portfolio by 2025. It also identifies developments in technical standardization and industry investments that facilitate a pathway towards an intelligent or smart grid development for NZ. Some areas where policy can support research in NZ being a “fast adapter” to future grid development are also listed. This paper will help policy makers quickly review developments surrounding SmartGrid and also identify its potential to support NZ Energy Strategy in the electricity infrastructure. This paper will also help researchers and power system stakeholders for identifying international standardization, projects and potential partners in the area of future grid technologies. en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Energy Policy en
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dc.title SmartGrid: Future Networks for New Zealand Power Systems Incorporating Distributed Generation en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.enpol.2009.03.025 en
pubs.issue 9 en
pubs.begin-page 3418 en
pubs.volume 37 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Elsevier en
pubs.end-page 3427 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 96399 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-09-01 en


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