Course Name: Introduction to Smart Grid

Course abstract

This course mainly focus on background and fundamental building blocks of smart grid with stringent emphasis on practical applications in the existing power system network. This course provides overview of smart grid and its potential in different types of power sectors such as power generation, transmission and distribution in Metro, Urban/Semi urban and remote locations of India. This also emphasizes on renewable energy source integration in present grids as well as in micro, Nano grids as part of the course and explores its issues in protection, operation, control and monitoring. In addition to it, this further provides utility level analysis in terms of energy management, network analysis and operation of renewable based smart grids.

Course Instructor

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Prof. N. P. Padhy

Narayana Prasad Padhy is working as a Professor and NEEPCO Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, Roorkee, India. He received the Ph.D. degree in power systems engineering from Anna University, Chennai, India, in 1997. He is the National lead of the HEAPD project under India-UK Smart Energy Grid and Energy Storage research initiatives. His research interests are power system analysis, optimization, demand side management and smart grid. He has received the Boyscast Fellowship and the Humboldt Experienced research Fellowship during 2005 and 2009, respectively. He is also a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
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Dr. Premalata Jena

Premalata Jena is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. Shereceived the Ph.D. degree in power system protection from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India, in 2011. Her research interests include power system relaying and smart grid protection.Dr. Jena is a recipient of the Young Engineer Award, Indian National Academy of Engineering, and POSOCO Power System Award, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., India, both in 2013.
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Teaching Assistant(s)

M V Gururaj



Abhisek Mishra

M.Tech. (in power system); PhD continuing


 Course Duration : Aug-Sep 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 06-Aug-2018