Combatting climate change to keep the lights on
By Sam Charles on October 1, 2020
As power grids are increasingly being impacted by climate change factors such as forest fires and severe weather, UBC researchers are investigating ways to make power systems more resilient.
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Abdelaziz, Climate Change, distribution, electrical, Forest Fires, Microgrids, Power, Rodrigues, Severe Weather, Wang | Leave a response
Improving technology for renewable energy integration and transmission
By Sam Charles on April 21, 2020
Researchers at the School of Engineering on the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia are modelling and simulating new power electronic converters for renewable energy integration that is pushing the industry forward.
Posted in SOESpotlight | Tagged Energy, Flexible Power Transmission Laboratory for Renewable Energy Integration, OPAL-RT, Power, power grids, Renewable, Wang | Leave a response
Securing the future of distributed energy
By Sam Charles on October 3, 2018
Researchers at the School of Engineering are aiding utility companies to re-image how power can and should be distributed using renewable sources
Posted in Graduate Students, Research, SOESpotlight | Tagged Eberle, Electricity, ENBALA, Grid, Power, Renewable, school of engineering, Wang | Leave a response