• Evaluating the impact of different PV control strategies on distribution network operation 

      Mishra, A.; Farzinfar, M.; Bahadornejad, Momen; Nair, N. K. C. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-09)
      For managing carbon emission, micro-generation with different capabilities are being actively explored for grid integration. Such small scale generation connected to low and medium voltage conventional network that are not ...
    • ICT practices in New Zealand distribution utilities : discussion paper on smart meters, communication technologies & ripple control 

      Joish, J.; Bahadornejad, Momen; Nair, N. K. C. (University of Auckland, 2014-10)
      New Zealand (NZ) electricity distribution sector is experiencing changes in terms of deployment of new technologies and processes to interact with consumers and also manage the network better. This report addresses the ...
    • Protection and automation of distribution network with Inverter based Energy Systems (IES) rated up to 10 kVA 

      Mishra, A.; Farzinfar, M.; Bahadornejad, Momen; Murphy, K.; Faarooqui, N. U.; Nair, N. K. C. (Published by Power Systems Group, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering University of Auckland, 2016)
      With increasing penetration of Inverter based Energy System (IES), it is necessary to investigate the impact of IES presence on existing distribution network, particularly protection. To carry out comprehensive protection ...
    • Smart Grid ICT infrastructure: New Zealand perspective 

      Nair, N. K. C.; Bahadornejad, Momen; Joish, J. H. S. (2015-06)
      In the transition of power system industry from traditional electricity grid towards Smart grid the distribution utilities are facing increased expectation from variety of stakeholders to support national energy efficiency ...
    • Standards based household load control prototype 

      Mollah, K. U. Z.; Bahadornejad, Momen; Nair, N. K. C. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-09)
      In this paper a platform is developed to facilitate the control of household loads using communication protocols relevant to home automation and substation automation systems. Protection IEDs that support IEC 61850 standard ...
    • Vector’s residential photovoltaic trials : a report on experience 

      Bahadornejad, Momen; Murphy, K.; Nair, N. K. C.; Williams, G.; Bishop, J. (University of Auckland, 2016-01-14)
      In 2013, Vector initiated the SunGenie program; a residential solar Photovoltaic (PV)/battery storage system, to assess the uptake with customers and the effect on the grid with a solar integrated battery solution. This ...