Electricity Infrastructure – Publications

Smart Grid

  1. Smart Grid in Canada: 2014
    Download Full Document (PDF, 2.01 MB) Author: Jennifer Hiscock, Natural Resources Canada CETC number: 2015-018 Publication date: 2016-01-06 Abstract: This report is the fourth in a series of...
  2. CanmetENERGY Research Brief: Summary Report on Canadian Residential Demand Response and Ancillary Service Market Opportunities
    Download Full Document (PDF, 1.12 MB). Author: Steven Wong, Natural Resources CanadaCETC number: 2015-023Publication date: 2015-07-30 Abstract This report first appraises the existing ancillary...
  3. CanmetENERGY Research Brief: Integrating Electricity Storage into Smart Grid
    Download Full Document (PDF, 515 KB) or see HTML version. Author: Tarek El-Fouly and Jennifer Hiscock, Natural Resources CanadaCETC number: 2014-106 Publication date: 2014-10-24 Abstract:...
  4. Smart Grid in Canada: 2012-2013
    Download Full Document (PDF, 6.34 MB) Authors: David Beauvais and Jennifer Hiscock, Natural Resources Canada CETC number: 2013-171 Publication date: 2014-03-20 Abstract: This report is the third...
  5. The First Canadian Smart Remote Microgrid: Hartley Bay, BC
    Download Full Document (PDF, 2 MB) or see HTML version. Author: Tarek EL-Fouly, Natural Resources CanadaCETC number: 2013-035 Publication date: 2013-12-11 Abstract: There are 292 remote...
  6. A Virtual Power Plant to Balance Wind Energy – A Canadian Smart Grid Project
    Download Full Document (PDF, 631 KB) Authors: David Beauvais, Natural Resources CanadaMichel Losier, NB Power CETC number: 2013-057 Publication date: 2013-06-18 Abstract: In this case study,...
  7. Smart Grid in Canada: 2011-2012
    Download Full Document (PDF, 1.9 MB) Authors: Jennifer Hiscock and David Beauvais, CanmetENERGY CETC number: 2012-224 Publication date: 2012-11-20 Abstract: Smart grids represent the future of...
  8. Demand Response Implementation for Improved System Efficiency in Remote Communities
    Download Full Document (PDF, 302 KB) Authors: Tarek El-Fouly and Steven Wong, CanmetENERGY and Michael Wrinch and Greg Dennis, Pulse Energy CETC number: 2012-228 Publication date: 2012-10-26 Abstract...
  9. Supply-adequacy-based Optimal Construction of Microgrids in Smart Distribution Systems
    Published at the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 1419-1502, September 2012. Download Full Document (PDF, 486 KB) Authors: Seyed-Ali Arefifar and Tarek El-Fouly, CanmetENERGY and...
  10. PowerStream Self-healing Grid Case Study: A Canadian Smart Grid Project
    Download Full Document (PDF, 260 KB) Authors: Jennifer Hiscock, CanmetENERGY               John Mulrooney, PowerStream        CETC number: 2012-144 Publication date: 2012-09-06 Abstract: PowerStream...
  11. Case Studies: Balancing Wind Generation Using Electric Thermal Storage and Electric Water Heaters
    Download Full Document (PDF, 614 KB) Authors: Marc-André Moffet and Dr. Frédéric Sirois, École polytechnique de Montréal David Beauvais, CanmetENERGY CETC number: 2012-067 Publication date: 2012-07-...
  12. Distributed Generation Analysis − Case Study 6: Investigation of Planned Islanding Performance of Rotating Machine-based DG Technologies
    Download Full Document (PDF, 1.7 MB) Authors: Bhy Ahmed Ozeer, Guillermo Hernandez-Gonzalez and Tarek EL-Fouly, CanmetENERGY CETC number: 2012-060 Publication date: 2012-06-27 Abstract: This report...
  13. Distributed Generation Analysis − Case Study 5: Investigation of Passive Anti-Islanding Detection for Rotating Machine-based DG Technologies
    Download Full Document (PDF, 1 MB) Authors: Bhy Ahmed Ozeer, Guillermo Hernandez-Gonzalez and Tarek EL-Fouly, CanmetENERGY CETC number: 2012-059 Publication date: 2012-06-27 Abstract This report...
  14. Distributed Generation Analysis − Case Study 4: Dynamic Behaviour of a Distributed System with Interconnected Distributed Generation during a Grid-connected Mode of Operation
    Download Full Document (PDF, 1.4 MB) Authors: Bhy Ahmed Ozeer, Guillermo Hernandez-Gonzalez and Tarek EL-Fouly, CanmetENERGY CETC number: 2012-010 Publication date: 2012-06-27 Abstract: This report...
  15. Nemiah Valley Photovoltaic-diesel Mini-grid: System Performance and Fuel Savings Based on One Year of Monitored Data
    Download Full Document (PDF document) Authors: Sophie Pelland and Dave Turcotte, CanmetENERGY George Colgate, XeniGwet'in Enterprise Andrew Swingler, Schneider Electric CETC code: 2011-075...
  16. Realizing a Smart Grid - Pioneer Canadian Experience
    Download Full Document (PDF document) Mohamed Z. Kamh, Hatch Ltd. Reza Iravani, University of Toronto Tarek H.M. EL-Fouly, CanmetENERGY CETC Number 2011-203 / 2012-04-17 Abstract This paper...
  17. Comparison of Demand Response Communication Protocols
    Download Full Document (PDF, 303 kb document) Scott Coe, UISOL CETC Number 2011-061 / 2012-03-12 Abstract The document is split into the following sections: Overview of OpenADR Overview of NIST...
  18. Review of Open Source Code Power Grid Simulation Tools for Long-term Parametric Simulations
    Download Full Document (PDF, 417 kb document) CETC Number 2011-137 / 2012-03-19 Marc-André Moffet and Frédéric Sirois, École polytechnique de Montréal David Beauvais, CanmetENERGY Abstract New grid...
  19. Anomaly Detection of Building Systems Using Energy Demand Frequency Domain Analysis
    Download Full Document (PDF, 850 kb document) CETC Number 2011-189 / 2012-03-13 Michael Wrinch, Hedgehog Technologies Tarek EL-Fouly and Steven Wong, CanmetENERGY Abstract This paper presents and...
  20. House Model Implementation for Power Quality Studies
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 1 986,3 Ko) Jean-Nicolas Paquin and Dave Turcotte, CanmetENERGY CETC Number 2008-007 / 2008-01-08 Abstract Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) manages for Canada...
  21. Transient Modeling and Simulation of Wind Turbine Generator and Storage
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 178,9 Ko) C. Abbey, CanmetENERGY J. Chahwan and G. Joos, McGill University M. Gattrell, National Research Council of Canada CETC Number 2006-222 / 2006-11-29...
  22. Survey of Studies and Analysis Tools Used for Assessment of Distributed Generation Integration in Canadian Distribution Systems
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 260,7 Ko) Candy Kwok, Engineer, Francisco De Léon and Atef S. Morched CYME International CETC Number 2006-070 / 2006-05-01 The purpose of this survey is to...
  23. Smart Grid in Canada - Overview of the Industry in 2010
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 884,9 Ko) David Beauvais, CanmetENERGY Ralph Zucker, SmartGrid Canada CETC Number 2011-027 / 2011-04-04 Abstract The modernization of electrical infrastructure...
  24. Smart Grid - Activities in Canada
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 59,5 Ko) D. Beauvais, CanmetENERGY CETC Number 2010-087 / 2012-10-09 Abstract Smart grids are being developed in several states and provinces worldwide....
  25. Protection Coordination Planning With Distributed Generation
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 1 381,3 Ko) Dr. Tarek K. Abdel-Galil, Ahmed E.B. Abu-Elanien, Eng., Dr. Ehab F. El-Saadany, Dr. Adly Girgis, Yasser A.-R. I. Mohamed, Eng., Dr. Magdy M. A....
  26. Canadian Grid Code for Wind Development - Review and Recommendations
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 1 566,9 Ko) M. Leblanc, L. Evans, P. Gardner, N. Scott and S. Wittaker Garrad Hassan and CANWEA CETC Number 2006-075 / 2006-04-28 Abstract This report provides...