Concept of Smart Grid, Definitions, Need and Functions of Smart Grid, Opportunities & Barriers of Smart Grid. Today’s grid versus smart grid.
Present development & International policies in Smart Grid. Smart Grid – Overview and stakeholders.
Smart Grid Technologies: Communication Technologies for Smart Grid, Interoperability and connectivity,
Layered Architecture and Protocols, Standards for Information Exchange. Information Security in smart grid - Encryption and decryption, Authentication, Digital Signatures, Cyber Security standards. Smart Meters, Demand response. Distribution Side automation and Transmission side automation – PMU. Power electronics in Smart grid.
Renewable Energy and Storage Technologies – Distributed generation and storage. Interfacing of RE generation systems and energy storage systems on Smart Grid.