Ben Thiessen

Hierarchical Transactive Energy Management System for Enhanced Community Market Participation Unlike existing Energy Management System (EMS) which usually runs from a centralized server system at Power System Control Centre and operates large generating units and a transmission system via dedicated...
  • October 8, 2018
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Biography John Whybrow Hitachi Europe John Whybrow is the Smart Islands Programme Lead for Hitachi Europe Ltd. based in Maidenhead, UK and delivering on Hitachi’s global strategy for Social Innovation Business.  Since January 2016 John has helped Hitachi and the...
  • October 8, 2018
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Variable Speed Diesel and Natural Gas Generation for 100% Renewables Integration Today’s sophisticated microgrids are challenged by operating with 125-year-old synchronous generation technology. Complex systems, controls, and storage are required to maintain grid stability when integrating high penetration renewables. Using...
  • October 8, 2018
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Australian Low Load & Variable Speed Technology Case Studies Australian utilities are at the fore of innovative diesel based enablers, able to substantially reduce the cost and complexity of high penetration renewable integration. The technology progression can be traced back...
  • October 8, 2018
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Hydro Tasmania are Australia’s largest renewable generator, and have a comprehensive track record in assisting remote island communities switch to reliable clean energy systems. The Flinders Island development involves integration of wind and solar generation with the existing diesel power...
  • October 7, 2018
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Hybrid Microgrid Deployment in the Commercial and Industrial Sector Enernet Global implements microgrids in the traditional off-grid sectors, such as remote communities and the mining sector.  In recent months the deployment of microgrid technology to grid connected clients in the...
  • October 7, 2018
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The PPA is an inter-governmental agency and member of the Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific (CROP) to promote the direct cooperation of the Pacific island power utilities in technical training, exchange of information, sharing of senior management and...
  • October 7, 2018
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The JUMP Smart Maui project implemented from 2011 to 2016, which Hitachi led as the key technology provider together with several industrial stakeholders in Japan and Hawaii, was engaged in the development and demonstration of Vehicle to Grid integration in...
  • October 7, 2018
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Hawaii’s 100% Renewable Energy Goals:  Status and Issues Although the Hawaiian Islands are blessed with an abundance of renewable energy sources including excellent solar and wind resources, and have the nation’s most aggressive renewable energy standards, the state still rely...
  • October 7, 2018
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    Isolated Power System Connect provides a unique opportunity for industry, academia and international experts working in the field of remote area power supply and isolated power systems to connect, discuss and share their ideas, present results, reflect on past experiences and discuss future projects.

    2019
    Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

    2018
    Maui, Hawaii

    2017
    Rottnest Island, Western Australia

    2016
    Flinders Island, Tasmania, Australia

    2015
    King Island,  Tasmania, Australia