Introduction to special issue on modern power systems & sustainability

Ibrahim El-Amin, Amer Al-Hinai

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Preamble: This special issue of the International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems (IJCDS) focuses on applications of modern power system and sustainable energy with attention to GCC. The special issue publishes selected papers from the 9th IEEEGCC 2017 conference, which has been held on May 9-10, 2017, Manama, Bahrain. The conference provided a forum for discussion among professionals from industries, academia and research institutions with the conference theme “Solutions for a Smarter Economy”. The conference offered an excellent opportunity for scientists, innovators, and engineers to interact, share experiences and present their latest research with peers in a multidisciplinary engineering background. This conference also included tutorials and workshops as well as an industrial exhibition. The conference had eight different tracks that covers important aspects related to electrical and electronics engineering. One of the main tracks was the Energy and Power Systems, which included topics related to Energy Efficiency, Power System Quality, Energy and Demand Side Management, Renewable Energy, Power System Protection, and Smart Grid & Micro Grid. The track has attracted papers by authors from several countries across the world. Each paper reviewed by three members of the technical program review committee, and the accepted papers were presented during the conference, only six papers have been selected to be submitted as extended versions in this special issue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-316
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Computing and Digital Systems
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Deregulated Power System
  • Energy Saving & Conservation
  • Modren Power System
  • Power System Reliabilty
  • Renewable Energy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Artificial Intelligence


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