Presents the latest in applying optimization techniques to renewable energy system planning, forecasting, operation, and design
1. Introduction to Renewable Energy Systems 2. Introduction to Optimization 3. Optimal Procurement of Contingency and Load Following Reserves by Demand Side Resources Under Wind-Power Generation Uncertainty 4. Optimum Bidding of Renewable Energy System Owners in Electricity Markets 5. Impacts of Accurate Renewable Power Forecasting on Optimum Operation of Power System 6. Optimum Transmission System Expansion Offshore Considering Renewable Energy Sources 7. Optimum Sizing and Siting of Renewable-Energy-based DG Units in Distribution Systems 8. Optimum Design of Small-Scale Stand-Alone Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems
Dr. Erdinc is Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering at Yildiz Technical University. His research interests are hybrid renewable energy systems, electric vehicles, power system operation and smart grid technologies. He has been a Post-Doctoral Fellow under EU FP7 project "SINGULAR" at University of Beira Interior (UBI), Covilha, Portugal until May 2013. He has worked as a consulting engineer for investment, installation and procurement of renewable energy systems. Ozan is co-author of a book on Smart Grids, and has contributed two chapters to Smart and Sustainable Power Systems (CRC Press, 2015). He has written or co-written over 30 articles on performance optimization in renewable energy. He is Editor of the Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, and a member of IEEE Power and Energy Society and Council of Electrical Engineers.