Call for Papers
1 May 2012
Paper submission deadline
17 Dec 2012
Acceptance Notifications
28 Feb 2013
Camera ready papers
15 Apr 2013
1-4 July 2013

Panel session: Towards Low Carbon Distribution Networks: Integrating Distributed Generation

Session chair
Andrew Keane, University of Dublin, Ireland

  • Pierluigi Mancarella, University of Manchester, UK
    Impact of low-carbon technologies on LV distribution networks
  • Mario Džamarija, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Wind generation planning considering distribution network sterilization
  • Fabrizio Pilo, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Distribution planning in the smart era: do we need cyber-physical simulations?


This panel will focus on developments in the move towards low carbon distribution networks, in particular integrating renewable energy. The primary objective of this panel is to present the state-of-the-art and the vision for the future of the emerging distribution networks, in particular in the context of smarter grids. The range of topics includes residential and higher voltage networks, considering technologies and resources such as micro-generation, wind energy and advanced metering data. The speakers will present work and perspectives from across Europe of general interest and relevance.