Green Energy and Technology

Smart Grid Applications and Developments

Editors: Mah, D., Hills, P., Li, V.O.K., Balme, R. (Eds.)

  • Contributes to a better understanding of governance, institution and policy challenges and helps formulate policy recommendations for successful smart grid deployment
  • Divided into five sections to cover historical, technical, multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder perspectives supported by a selection of case studies to give a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter
  • Includes Global and Asian perspectives on theoretically informed and empirically based approaches to inspire forward looking and more participatory approaches for problem-solving
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Meeting today’s energy and climate challenges require not only technological advancement but also a good understanding of stakeholders’ perceptions, political sensitivity, well-informed policy analyses and innovative interdisciplinary solutions. This book will fill this gap. This is an interdisciplinary informative book to provide a holistic and integrated understanding of the technology-stakeholder-policy interactions of smart grid technologies. The unique features of the book include the following: (a) interdisciplinary approach – by bringing in the policy dimensions to smart grid technologies; (b) global and Asian perspective and (c) learning from national case studies. This book is organised into five sections. Part 1 discusses the historical and conceptual aspects of smart grids. Part 2 introduces the technological aspects and showcase the state of the art of the technologies. Part 3 explores the policy and governance dimensions by bringing in a stakeholder perspective. Part 4 presents a collection of national case studies. Part 5 shares insights and lesson learnt and provide policy recommendations. This book showcases the state-of-the-art R&D developments and policy experiences. This book contributes to a better understanding of governance institution and policy challenges and helps formulate policy recommendations for successful smart grid deployment.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction and Overview

    Mah, Daphne (et al.)

    Pages 3-20

  • A Holistic View on Developing Smart Grids for a Low-Carbon Future

    Cheng, John W. M.

    Pages 21-43

  • Status and Prospects of European Renewable-Based Energy Systems Facilitated by Smart Grid Technologies

    Ding, Yi (et al.)

    Pages 47-57

  • Arcturus: An International Repository of Evidence on Dynamic Pricing

    Faruqui, Ahmad (et al.)

    Pages 59-74

  • Microgrids and Distributed Energy Future

    Zhong, Jin (et al.)

    Pages 75-93

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eBook $99.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • ISBN 978-1-4471-7072-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Smart Grid Applications and Developments
Editors
  • Daphne Mah
  • Peter Hills
  • Victor O.K. Li
  • Richard Balme
Series Title
Green Energy and Technology
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-6281-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-6281-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4471-6280-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-7072-3
Series ISSN
1865-3529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 337
Number of Illustrations and Tables
100 b/w illustrations
Topics