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Course Detail

Course Name Power System Management
Course Code 15EEE354
Program B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Credits 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. Utility Planning: Generation mix, Conventional and non-conventional generation, Cogeneration, Wheeling and banking, Power pooling and trading, Energy storage schemes. Concepts of smart grid.

Unit 2

Power System Economics: Time value of money, Methods of depreciation, Payback Calculation, Cost-benefit analysis, Internal rate of return, Net present value, Life cycle coating. Power Supply Reliability: Power system reliability indices, reliability evaluation.

Unit 3

Energy Management: Supply side management – issues and remedial measures. Demand Side Management. Operation Planning: Operation and maintenance, reactive power management. Energy Audit.

Text Books / References

  • Pabla A. S., “Electrical Power System Planning”, Macmillan India Ltd., 1998.
  • Wood A. J. and Wollenberg B. F., “Power Generation, Operation and Control”, Wiley Interscience, 1996.


  • Stoll H. G., “Least Cost Electric Utility Planning”, Wiley Interscience, 1996.
  • Khan E., “Electrical Utility Planning and Regulation”, American Council for Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, 1968.

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

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