CAPER Completed and Ongoing Projects by Research Theme

 

Power Delivery Infrastructure and Systems

PD-1Distribution Planning Criteria and Tools for Future Distributed Energy Resource Penetration Scenarios using Probabilistic Approaches

  • Lead Researcher — Dr. Lubkeman at NC State in collaboration with Clemson University

 

PD-2: Critical Infrastructure Resilience of the Distribution Grid

  • Lead Researcher — Dr. Chowdhury at UNC Charlotte in collaboration with Clemson University

 

PD-3: Customer-oriented Planning Strategies for Active Distribution Systems

  • Lead Researcher – Dr. Lubkeman at NC State in collaboration with Clemson University

 

PD-4: Development and Demonstration of a Power Electronics Assisted Distribution Voltage Regulator

  • Lead Researcher – Dr. Tiefu Zhao at UNC Charlotte in collaboration with NC State University

 

EHP-01-PD: GMLC – Southeast Regional Partnership

  • SRNL Enhancement Project
  • Lead Researcher – Dr. Chowdhury at UNC Charlotte in collaboration with Clemson University

 

EHP-05-PD: Fundamentals of Power Engineering to Support Integration of Distributed Energy Resources

 

Power Generation, Storage and Integration

EHP-02-PG: Development and Demonstration of a 40kW Photovoltaic Synchronous Generator (PVSG)

  • Duke Energy Enhancement Project
  • Lead Researcher – Dr. Huang at NC State in collaboration with Clemson University

 

EHP-04-PG: Smart Battery Gauge for Continuous Battery Assessment

  • Duke Energy Enhancement Project
  • Lead Researcher – Dr. Chow at NC State in collaboration with Clemson University

 

 Data Management, Analytics and Security

DM-1: Cyber Vulnerability Assessment of Electrical Power Systems using Distributed Synchophasers

  • Lead Researcher – Dr. Manjrekar at UNC Charlotte in collaboration with NC State

 

DM-2: Identification and Mitigation of Coordinated Attacks on Distributed Energy Management

  • Lead Researcher – Dr. Badrul Chowdhury at UNC Charlotte in collaboration with NC State University

 

Power Utilization and Energy Efficiency

  • PU-1:

 

Energy Policy, Markets and Economics

EHP-03-EP: How State Regulators are Attributing Costs and Benefits to Distributed Generation

  • Duke Energy Enhancement Project
  • Lead Researcher – Dr. Baran at NC State in collaboration with UNC Charlotte