1st Edition

The Internet of Energy A Pragmatic Approach Towards Sustainable Development

    416 Pages 204 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    416 Pages 204 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    Providing innovative efficient, clean, and safe solutions and research for interfacing internet technology with energy power grids for smart cities and smart transportation, this new volume discusses the use and automation of electricity infrastructures for energy producers and manufacturers, integrating the implementation of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology for distributed energy systems in order to optimize energy efficiency and wastage. This volume offers a wide range of research on using IoT for energy solutions, such as algorithms for the design and control of energy grids, investigations of thermal efficiency from solar grids, energy for smart buildings using IoT, deep learning for electrical load forecasting, hybrid ultracapacitors in solar microgrids, induction motor-driven electric vehicles, power loss reduction and voltage improvement, and much more.

    1. Design and Control Using ISOGI-Q Algorithm for Grid Integration of PV-Array

    Alka Singh and Praveen Bansal

    2. Thermal Efficiency Investigation of Solar Parabolic through Collector System Using Two Dissimilar Reflectors

    S. N. Vijayan,. Sendhil Kumar, and S. Karthik

    3. Smart Buildings Using IoT and Green Engineering

    Amit Kumar Singh, Anshul Gaur, and Pradeep Kumar

    4. A Novel Electrical Load Forecasting Model Using a Deep Learning Approach

    Neelapala Anil Kumar, Ravuri Daniel, and Prudhvi Kiran Pasam

    5. Battery Plant Model Development for BMS Application

    G. N. Dhanya and K. V. Abhinand

    6. Modeling of Constant Voltage Control in Synchronous Buck and Boost Converters Using Matlab/Simulink for Point-of-Load Application

    Sumukh Surya and Vineeth Patil

    7. Determination of Open Loop Responses of Switched DC–DC Converters Using Various Modeling Techniques

    Sumukh Surya

    8. Evolution of Hybrid Ultracapacitors in Solar Microgrids

    J. Pradeep Kumar Rao and H. N. Nagamani

    9. Speed Sensorless Model Predictive Current Control of Induction Motor-Driven Electric Vehicles

    Karuna Kiran

    10. Performance Analysis of Hybrid Off-Grid Two-Axis Photovoltaic Tracking System/Fuel Cell Energy System Incorporating High-Efficiency Solar Cell

    Shubhashish Bhakta, Mesfin Megra, Pikaso Pal, and Ashebir Berhanu

    11. Efficient Integration of Distributed Generation in Radial Distribution Network for Voltage Profile Improvement and Power Loss Minimization via Particle Swarm Optimization Pragya

    Pragya Guru, Nitin Malik, and Sheila Mahapatra

    12. Classical and Predictive Control of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor for Railway Application

    Mannan Hassan, Muhammad Suhail Shaikh, Muhammad Shahid Mastoi, Rao Atif, Muhammad Farhan, Muhammad Amjad, Muhammad Bilal Shahid, and Abdul Latif Shah

    13. Electric Mobility

    Ashwini Kumar Sharma, Srimanti Roychoudhury, and Sunam Saha

    14. Power Loss Reduction and Voltage Improvement through Capacitors and Their Optimization for the Distribution System

    Shubash Kumar, Chandar Kumar, Muhammad Suhail Shaikh, Anwar Ali Sahito, and Zahid Ali Arain

    15. Solar Photovoltaic Powered Automatic Irrigation System for the Agriculture Sector

    Himanshu Sharma and Pankaj Kumar

    16. Optimal Parameter Estimation of 3-Phase Transmission Line Using a Grey Wolf Optimization Algorithm

    Muhammad Suhail Shaikh, Abdul Latif Shah, Shafiq Ur Rehman Massan, Rabia Ali Khan, Munsif Ali Jatoi, Shubash Kumar, and Mannan Hassan

    17. Network Reconfiguration-Based Outage Management for Reliability Enhancement of Microgrid: A Hardware in Loop Approach

    Shruti Prajapati, Sonal, Sourav Kumar Sahu, and Debomita Ghosh

    18. A Net Energy Meter-Based Approach for Islanding Detection in Modern Distribution Systems

    Soham Dutta, Akash Kumar Pandey, Sourav Kumar Sahu, and Pradip Kumar Sadhu


    Sheila Mahapatra, PhD, is Professor and Head, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department and Assistant Dean (Research), Alliance College of Engineering and Design, Alliance University, Bangalore, India. She has a total experience of 18 years in the field of engineering, academics, and research. Her areas of interest include power systems optimization, FACTS devices, renewable energy, energy economics, and sustainability. She has many research publications in SCI, SCIE, and Scopus-indexed journals as well as book chapters and conference proceedings to her credit. She serves as a reviewer for reputed journals.

    Mohan Krishna S., PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Alliance College of Engineering and Design, Alliance University, Bangalore, India. His research interests include, electric vehicles, smart homes and IoT-based building energy management system, and state observers for induction motors energy economics and sustainability. He has published his research in journals as well as book chapters and conference proceedings. He is an advisory board member to the energy section of Heliyon. He serves as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Smart Vehicles and Smart Transportation and is also editing several books on electric vehicles, smart grids, and energy sustainability.

    B. Chandra Sekhar, PhD, is Specialist–EV in Transportation Business Unit at L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS), Bangalore, India. Prior to joining LTTS, he worked as a Technical Lead in the Automotive Business Division at TATA Consultancy Services Limited, and as an R&D Engineer in the Solar Division at Power One Micro Systems Pvt. Ltd. Dr. Sekhar has published over 21 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. His research areas are hybrid electric vehicles, EV chargers, battery management systems, power electronics converters, DC micro grids, LED drivers, and hybrid renewable energy systems.

    Saurav Raj, PhD, is an Assistant Professor with the Electrical Engineering Department at the Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai, Marathwada Campus, Jalna, India. He has also worked as Assistant Professor at Alliance University, Bangalore, India, and as an Associate Editor of the European Journal of Electrical Engineering. He has done extensive research work in power system optimization, reactive power planning, swarm and evolutionary optimization techniques, FACTS devices, computational intelligence, and renewable energy.