Md. Shafiuzzaman Khan Khadem

Md. Shafiuzzaman Khan Khadem
Tyndall National Institute · International Energy Research Centre

PhD

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Introduction
Dr. Shafi Khadem leads the EDGE group in IERC. He is research active in the area of micro and intelligent grid networks with special focus on grid stability and power quality, systems integration and energy communities. He has more than 18 years of research and 2 years of teaching experiences. He has already contributed as a researcher and lead-researcher in different national (such as IRCSET, EI, HEA) and international (such as (UNEP, JICA, EU FP7) funded research projects.
Additional affiliations
June 2019 - present
International Energy Research Centre
International Energy Research Centre
Position
  • Senior Researcher
March 2016 - May 2019
International Energy Research Centre (IERC)
Position
  • Senior Researcher
October 2014 - February 2016
International Energy Research Centre (IERC)
Position
  • Researcher
Education
January 1999 - December 1999
University of Dhaka
Field of study
  • Applied Physics & Electronics
August 1994 - October 1998
University of Dhaka
Field of study
  • Applied Physics & Electronics

Publications

Publications (80)
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Distributed energy generations (DEGs) form one of the main pillars enabling DER at the citizens and residential premises. Effective deployment of these resources has a key role in the energy transition’s success. Compared to the other energy sector stakeholders, citizens have many specificities that need to be addressed. Analysing and meeting the n...
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This paper proposes an efficient and dynamic process to evaluate the smart grid research and innovation (R&I) activities in the EU Member States (MS) at the national level where the R&I status of smart grid technologies is identified by analysing the outcomes of completed projects and R&I priorities are extracted from the national energy and climat...
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Microgrids are gaining popularity by facilitating distributed energy resources (DERs) and forming essential consumer/prosumer centric integrated energy systems. Integration, coordination and control of multiple DERs and managing the energy transition in this environment is a strenuous task. Classical control techniques are not enough to support dyn...
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New concepts of local electricity markets (LEMs) have led increased focus on the decentralization of energy systems and a raise in local energy communities (LECs). Under the right market-regulatory incentives, peer-to-peer (P2P) electricity trading schemes facilitate direct trade among the prosumers and enable active consumers of energy to share th...
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In order to improve the compensating capabilities of shunt active power filters (APF) coupled with renewable energy integrated microgrid network, this research offers a Recursive Least Square Bacterial Foraging optimization (RLSBFO) based estimation approach for the reference current generation. The suggested approach can improve the compensation o...
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This article addresses the suitable approaches for empowering energy citizens and smart energy communities through the development of community-based microgrid (C-MG) solutions while taking into consideration the functional architectural layers and system integration topologies, interoperability issues, strategies for consumer-centric energy tradin...
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The success of the energy transition in Europe depends on the engagement of citizens and the sustainable replacement of conventional generation with renewable production. Highlights of the PAN European Technology Energy Research Approach (PANTERA) project, a H2020 coordination and support action, are presented in this paper. In broad terms, PANTERA...
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This paper presents a bottom-up approach for techno-economic analysis of a Li-ion battery based Energy Storage System (BESS) to provide grid ancillary services under the “Delivering a Secure, Sustainable Electricity System” (DS3) programme in the Irish market. There are two types of service procurement mechanisms that exist in the DS3 programme: vo...
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In recent years extensive research has been conducted on the development of different models that enable energy trading between prosumers and consumers due to expected high integration of distributed energy resources. Some of the most researched mechanisms include Peer-to-Peer energy trading, Community Self-Consumption and Transactive Energy Models...
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The worldwide energy transition drive considering the high uptake of renewables comes with the challenges and uncertainties associated with weather dependent distributed energy resources (DERs). Moreover, dealing with the peak demand becomes difficult for these stochastic natured DERs. Solar Photovoltaics (PV), being prominent at the low voltage di...
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In recent years, power systems have undergone changes in technology and definition of the associated stakeholders. With the increase in distributed renewable generation and small- to medium-sized consumers starting to actively participate on the supply side, a suitable incorporation of decentralized agents into the power system is required. A promi...
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In recent years extensive research has been conducted on the development of different models that enable energy trading between prosumers and consumers due to expected high integration of distributed energy resources. Some of the most researched mechanisms include Peer-to-Peer energy trading, Community Self-Consumption and Transactive Energy Models...
Technical Report
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The work in this report is carried out under the Work Package three (WP3) ‘The state of R&I (Research and Innovation), standardisation and regulation’ of the Pan European Technology Energy Research Approach (PANTERA) project. This deliverable aims at reviewing Regulations, Codes and Standards (RCS) in the Smart Grid domain that will form valuable c...
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This document provides a review of EU strategic priorities and policy developments structured into two dimensions: the dimension of the legislative process and the dimension of the policies themselves. The dimension of the legislative process addresses the process of legislation co-creation and social acceptance from stakeholder perspective. The di...
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Analysing the intensity of research activity in smart grid related projects being carried out in the EU Member States (MS) is one of the key processes to identify the future steps necessary for a responsible energy transition. So, within this paper, a brief review is performed on the two project evaluation methodologies that are well practiced in t...
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Due to the high penetration of non-dispatchable renewable sources, the power system is facing a challenge in operational flexibility. As more and more renewables are replacing conventional generations, the integration of energy storage systems (ESS) is crucial in providing a faster response in balancing and grid services. However, ESS, of today, fa...
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This paper presents an analytical approach to study the techno-economic sustainability of hybrid ESS (HESS) for grid ancillary services. As an example, Li-ion battery and supercapacitor (SC) based HESS is considered for the recently developed enhance frequency response (EFR) service to improve the UK grid stability. The design objective is to optim...
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One of the key outcomes of PANTERA is to identify the current status of the EU member states (MS) with the low R&I activities in the field of smart grid, storage and local energy systems. Along with this, PANTERA is analysing the needs for future R&I priorities to achieve the decarbonised European smart grid network in a harmonised way (to meet the...
Presentation
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Design and demonstrate the viability of a virtual power plant (VPP) as an aggregation platform of distributed energy storage to mitigate the peak demand and provide grid services.
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Electric power systems foresee challenges in stability due to the high penetration of power electronics interfaced renewable energy sources. The value of energy storage systems (ESS) to provide fast frequency response has been more and more recognized. Although the development of energy storage technologies has made ESSs technically feasible to be...
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Hybrid energy storage system (HESS) based on Li-ion and supercapacitor (SC) can play a potential role to stabilise the grid by providing the fast frequency ancillary services. The SC helps to reduce the battery charge/discharge stress and hence assists to extend the battery lifespan. The power sharing method (PSM) is the heart in control part to im...
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The concept of a community grid is presented here. It involves the distribution grid and an increased use of renewable energy coming from distributed resources along with the consumers/prosumers engagement in energy trading mechanism. The possible operation and management with energy trading flexibility are briefly outlined. Under such scenario, th...
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The dynamic voltage restorer (DVR) is mainly used in a utility grid to protect sensitive loads from power quality problems, such as voltage sags and swells. However, the effectiveness of the DVR can wane under unbalanced grid voltage conditions. Recently, DVR control algorithms have been developed that enable the elimination of voltage harmonics in...
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Citizen Engagement for energy efficient cities and communities is a concept that is well researched. Quite often in the context of a smart city and the related technology paradigms and infrastructures that citizens must deal with. However, as the concept of smart cities becomes mainstream, the assumption is that citizens naturally and passively shi...
Poster
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Call for Papers: Special Session " Microgrids and VPPs for Smart Energy Communities" This special session is focused on the research, development and demonstration of microgrids and VPPs for the smart energy communities. Scope of this session covers: * Innovative design and control of community based microgrids and VPPs * Integrated energy syste...
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This paper presents a new approach to design Unified Power Quality Conditioner (UPQC), termed as distributed UPQC (D-UPQC), for smart or microgrid network where capacity enhancement and flexible operation of UPQC are the important issues. This paper shows the possibility of capacity enhancement and operational flexibility of UPQC through a coordina...
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The concept of a community grid is presented here. It involves the distribution grid and an increased use of renewable energy coming from distributed resources along with the prosumers, i.e. producers+consumers, engagement in energy trading mechanism. Under such scenario, the classical operation of the distribution grid is challenged by the issues...
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In this study, a control method is proposed to improve the harmonic suppression efficiency of the single phase active power filter in a distorted power system to suppress current harmonics and reactive power. The proposed method uses the self-tuning filter (STF) algorithm to process single phase grid voltage in order to provide a uniform reference...
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In this paper, an alternative control method is proposed to improve the harmonic suppression efficiency of the active power filter in a distorted and an unbalanced power system to compensate for the perturbations caused by the unbalanced non-linear loads. The proposed method uses a self-tuning filter (STF) to process the grid voltage in order to pr...
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In this study a method is proposed in order to improve the voltage compensation performance of Dynamic Voltage Restorer by using Self Tuning Filter. The proposed control method gives an adequate voltage compensating even for 50% voltage sag and distorted voltage conditions. The proposed DVR control method is modelled using MATLAB/Simulink and teste...
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In this study, a control method is proposed to improve the harmonic suppression efficiency of the single phase active power filter in a distorted power system environment. Here, we present a method to use self-tuning filter (STF) algorithm for single phase active power filter. The proposed method process the grid voltage in order to provide a unifo...
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In this paper, the placement of Custom Power Devices (CPDs) to improve the power quality of a distributed generation (DG) integrated building energy system (BES) has been analyzed. A typical residential building energy has been modeled in a Virtual Environment (VE) simulator. The extracted energy demand is generated by input load demand and hourly...
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In this study, the equation for the reactive and harmonic power compensation of a shunt active power filter (APF) system has been derived by studying the power exchange mechanism and power tetrahedron phasor diagram. The switching dynamics of a voltage source inverter (VSI)-based three-phase, three-wire (three-leg /half-bridge) shunt APF system wit...
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A new proposal for the placement and integration of UPQC in DG connected microgrid/micro generation (μG) system has been presented here. DG converters (with storage), the load and shunt part of the UPQC will be placed at or after the PCC. The series part of the UPQC will be placed before the PCC and in series with the grid. DC link can be connected...
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Capacity enhancement and operation flexibility are two of the important limitations of the centralized Shunt Active Power Filter (APFsh) unit. This can be overcome by multiple and parallel APFsh units (in distributed mode) with a common DC link. In that case, a circulating current (CC) can flow. In the case of a hysteresis current controller based...
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In this paper, the electrical energy demand of a typical residential building has been extracted from a Virtual Environment (VE) simulation. The extracted energy demand is generated by input load demand and hourly operating information. Based on the electrical energy demand for a typical day, a building integrated photovoltaic (PV) system is then s...
Thesis
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With the increased penetration of small scale renewable energy sources in the electrical distribution network, maintenance or improvement of power quality has become more critical than ever where the level of voltage and current harmonics or disturbances can vary widely. For this reason, Custom Power Devices (CPDs) such as the Unified Power Quality...
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Capacity enhancement and operational flexibility are two of the important limitations of the centralized shunt APF ( ) unit. These limitations can be conquered by the operation of multiple APF units in parallel and connected back to back by a common DC link capacitor. In that case, a circulating current (CC) flows within the units. This CC flow bec...
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Quality of power supply has become an important issue with the increasing demand of Distributed Generation (DG) systems either connected to the grid through some power electronics grid-tie inverters or to work in isolated (microgrid) mode towards the development of a smart grid network. In this paper a technical review of Integration of Unified Pow...
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In this paper a technical review of the integration of a Unified Power Quality Conditioner (UPQC) in a distributed generation network is presented. Although the primary task of UPQC is to minimize grid voltage and load current disturbances along with reactive and harmonic power compensation, additional functionalities such as compensation of voltag...
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In this paper a technical review of parallel operation of Active Power Filter (APF) for harmonic power compensation in distributed generation (DG) network has been presented. Controlling methods and connection topologies with their pros and cons are described. Recent improvements in controlling and future trends for the application of APFs in distr...
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In this paper a technical review of parallel operation of power electronics inverters for load sharing conditions in distributed generation (DG) network is presented. Emphasis is given to parallel operation of Active Power Filters (APFs) as they are widely used to mitigate load current disturbances into DG networks. Discussions on recent advances i...
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This paper presents a technical review of power quality problems associated with the renewable based distributed generation systems and how custom power devices (CPD) such as STATCOM, DVR and UPQC play an important role in power quality improvement. IEEE and IEC standards for grid connected renewable energy systems are one of the critical points of...