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- DescriptionFacing up to the immense challenges of integrating renewable energy supplies, with their variable output, into the distribution grid, this book examines the innovations required to create `smart' grids able to operate effectively in the decades to come.
- Author BiographyDr. Bernd Michael Buchholz received his MS and PhD at the Power Engineering Institute/ Technical University in Moscow in 1973 and 1976, respectively. From 1975 to 1989 he worked at the Institute of Energy Supply in Dresden, Germany. First time, he worked in the department Network Planning . He became department manager Network Automation in 1981 and director in 1987. From 1990 to 2006 he worked at Siemens AG, the first ten years as the vice president and development manager of the division Power Automation . Between 2000 and 2005 he was president of the business unit Network Analysis & Consulting in Erlangen (D) which was extended by the integration of the American company PTI in 2005 into Power Technologies International with locations in Erlangen (D), Schenectady (USA), Manchester (UK) and worldwide centers of competence. Between 1995 and 2000 he was also editor of the communication standard IEC 61850, parts 4 (System management) and 7-4 (Data models). He was the German member of CIGRE SC C6 between 2002 and 2008 and from 2004 to 2009 he was an executive member of the European Advisory Council Smart Grids . He retired from Siemens in 2006 but remains active as chief consultant at NTB Techno service. He is an active member of the German Power Engineering (ETG/ VDE) Society and was the task force leader of Smart Distribution (2008) and Active Energy Networks (2013). Since 2010 he has acted as the technical and strategic advisor of the European Lighthouse Project, Web2Energy. Furthermore, he was the technical consultant for the German E- Energy projects RegModHarz and Harz.EE-Mobility . He is a guest lecturer at the Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg, at the Technical college in Salzburg and within the professional education program of VDE. He is the author of 180 international publications in 6 languages and has been honored by CIGRE (twice), IEEE and VDE for his outstanding scientific engagement.Prof. Dr. Zbigniew Antoni Styczynski received his PhD in electrical engineering in 1977 and finished his professorial dissertation at the Wroclaw University of Technology (Poland) in 1985. He was at the University of Stuttgart for 8 years and since 1999 he has been professor for electric power network and renewable energy at Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany. He was the Dean of the Faculty from2002-2006. In 2006 he was elected President of the Centre for Renewable Energy Saxony-Anhalt e.V. and in 2008 he became Executive Director of the Institute of Electric Power Systems at the Otto-von-Guericke University. Since 2002 he has also been a member of the senate at this University. He is a co-founder and scientific coordinator of the joint Fraunhofer IFF/ Otto-von-Guericke University Competence Centre of Power Systems and Renewable Energies and founder and director of the Steinbeis Foundation Transfer Centre ENRE in Magdeburg. Furthermore, he is an active member of ETG, CRIS, CIGRE and IEEE and an expert at FNN Berlin. Since 2004, he has been a fellow of the Conrad Adenauer Foundation and since 2010 he has also been the president of CRIS. He has coordinated numerous national and international projects (e.g. Harz-EE-Mobility). He is author or co-author of more than 200 papers in international journals and has presented at numerous international scientific conferences.
- Author(s)Bernd M. Buchholz,Zbigniew Styczynski
- PublisherSpringer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
- Date of Publication26/02/2014
- GenreEnergy Technology & Electrical Engineering
- Place of PublicationWeisbaden
- Country of PublicationGermany
- ImprintSpringer Vieweg
- Content Note23 Illustrations, color; 323 Illustrations, black and white; XX, 396 p. 346 illus., 23 illus. in color.
- Weight783 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Edition Statement2014 ed.
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