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Course Detail

Course Name Management of Power Distribution
Course Code 15EEE348
Program B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Credits Campus: Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Amritapuri
Year Taught 2015
Year Taught 2016
Year Taught 2017
Year Taught 2018


Unit 1

Introduction: Energy security, Future of electricity, Electricity Acts and Regulations. Demand Forecasting: Forecasting techniques and forecasting modelling.

Cogeneration, Wheeling and banking, Power pooling and trading, Energy storage schemes. Distribution reform, Quality of supply and Bench marking.

Unit 2

Change management in Power Distribution: Change management: Concepts and processes, Change requirement, Emerging developments.

Energy Management: Supply side management – issues and remedial measures. Demand Side Management, demand response, storage.

Unit 3

Distribution in deregulated market, Micro Economics in distributed generation, Micro grid, Distribution automation, SCADA, Smart Meters and its applications.

Text Books

  • Pabla. A. S., “Electrical Power System Planning”, Macmillan India Ltd., 1998.
  • Heinz Weihrich, Harold Koontz, “Management – A Global Perspective”, Tenth Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2001.


  • IEEE working group on distribution automation, IEEE tutorial course 88EH0280-8-PWR, 1998.
  • M. Shahidehpour and M. Alomoush, “Restructured Electric Power Systems – Operations, Trading and Volatility”, CRC Press, 2001.

‘Management of Power Distribution’ is a course offered in B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

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