Introduction: Features of a Smart Energy Network

  • Kaveh Rajab Khalilpour
  • Anthony Vassallo
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


Climate change crisis, together with energy security concerns, has been transforming the electricity supply chain in this millennium. In this chapter, we discuss seven key factors that could reliably and viably expedite this transformation to the benefit of the society, environment, and economy. These seven smart components are smart policy and regulation, smart operation, smart network topology, smart generation, smart demand, smart tariff, and smart appliances.


Supply Chain Smart Grid Demand Response Peak Demand Renewable Energy Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaveh Rajab Khalilpour
    • 1
  • Anthony Vassallo
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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