Experts suggest hybrid, micro power grids to avoid blackouts

SINGAPORE: While advocating consumption of renewable energy, experts have emphasised the need for changes in regulatory framework and installing state-of-the-art power grids with hybrid transmission and distribution connection to avoid blackouts.

“We need robust, hybrid and micro grids for reliability and market reach,” said Dr Damir Novosel, President of Quanta Technology, a utility infrastructure consulting company based in the US, in his keynote address at the international conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT Asia 2018), sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society.

Published in The Express Tribune, 24th May, 2018