Micro-Grid Educational Laboratory Modernization using IEDs

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Most utilities rely on automatic fault detection and isolation to improve the reliability and security of the emerging microgrid. Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) has created an initiative to improve and modernize its microgrid power system Laboratory associated to its Power System Courses. The upgraded microgrid laboratory demonstrates a high level of protection and control functionalities and satisfying the design and operation objectives of micro grid monitoring, protection, automation, and control. Different scenarios and phenomena can be simulated using the advanced functions of the intelligent electronic devices. Finally, the developed microgrid system is successfully used with the students at ECE to widen their education exposure, gain hands-on experience and implement design projects.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEDUCON
EditorsMohammed Jemni, Ilhem Kallel, Abdeljalil Akkari
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781665444347
ISBN (Print)9781665444347
Publication statusPublished - Mar 28 2022
Event13th IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON 2022 - Tunis, Tunisia
Duration: Mar 28 2022Mar 31 2022

Publication series

Name2022 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)


Conference13th IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, EDUCON 2022


  • Power system modelling
  • intelligent electronic device
  • laboratory setup
  • microgrid
  • phasor measurement unit
  • power simulator

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems and Management
  • Education
  • General Engineering


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