Emerging Trends in Power Electronic Converters for Energy Storage Applications

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2024 | Viewed by 226

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Department of Electrical Engineering, Feng Chia University, No. 100, Wenhwa Road, Seatwen, Taichung 40724, Taiwan
Interests: power electronics; motor and magnetic components design; transmission and distribution power systems design
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Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, 1, Sec. 3, Zhongxiao E. Rd. Taipei 10608, Taiwan
Interests: power electronics; converter topology; thermoelectric energy harvesting control; digital control
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Emerging trends in power electronics signify a shift towards greater efficiency, miniaturization, and enhanced reliability. Semiconductor advancements, novel circuit topologies, and innovative control strategies are propelling the development of converters that redefine energy management in various applications. On the other hand, energy storage is now the linchpin of energy transition. With renewable energy sources like solar and wind gaining prominence, energy storage systems have emerged as critical components to address intermittency challenges. Power electronic converters serve as the linchpin connecting emerging trends, energy storage technologies, and diverse applications but also empower energy storage systems with the capability to respond dynamically to changing energy demands. As a result, energy storage applications across various sectors, from grid-scale solutions to portable electronics, are ushering in a more sustainable and efficient energy future.

Prof. Dr. Jenn-Jong Shieh
Prof. Dr. Kuo-Ing Hwu
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • battery energy storage system
  • renewable energy curtailment
  • power grid congestion
  • inverter-based renewable energy source
  • multilevel converter

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