September 15, 2020 - Webinar: Smart Grids for Smart Cities

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    Abstract:

    Smart Grids for Smart Cities

    Smart Grids are nowadays considered as one of the major enablers for the implementation of the Smart City paradigm. This webinar is aimed at providing evidence of the above concept. After a brief introductory part in which the definitions of Smart Grid and of Smart City will be critically reviewed, particular attention will be given to the recent developments of Local Energy Communities and to the technical challenges posed by the management of Micro Grids in islanding transitions. Indeed, Smart districts, smart buildings/homes, and micro-grids (MGs) have still unexploited potential in terms of achieving an overall more flexible energy demand, which represents an opportunity in the sector of energy.

     

    About the Presenter:

     

    Prof. Carlo Alberto Nucci

    University of Bologna

    carloalberto.nucci@unibo.it

    Carlo Alberto Nucci graduated with honors in electrical engineering from the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, in 1982. He is a Full Professor and Head of the Power Systems Laboratory of the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering “Guglielmo Marconi”, University of Bologna. He is an author or co-author of over 370 scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals or in proceedings of international conferences. Prof. Nucci is a Fellow of the IEEE and of the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE), of which he is also an Honorary member, and has received some best paper/technical international awards, including the CIGRE Technical Committee Award and the ICLP Golde Award. From January 2006 to September 2012, he served as Chairman of the CIGRE Study Committee C4 System Technical Performance. He has served as IEEE PES Region 8 Rep in 2009 and 2010. Since January 2010, he has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Electric Power Systems Research Journal (Elsevier). He has served as the President of the Italian Group of the University Professors of Electrical Power Systems (GUSEE) from 2012 to 2015. He is presently serving Representative in the Horizon Europe Mission Board Sub-group “Climate-neutral and Smart cities”, and as a member of the Technical Scientific Committee of the Regional Energy Plan of Emilia Romagna Region, Italy. Prof. Nucci is Doctor Honoris Causa of the University Politehnica of Bucharest and a member of the Academy of Science of the Institute of Bologna. He is also serving as vice-chair of the International Conference on Lightning Protection, ICLP.

     

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