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Dr. Robert Best
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Journal Paper

  1. Brogan, P., Best, R., Morrow, D., Duncan, R. & Kubik, M. L., Stacking Battery Energy Storage Revenues with Enhanced Service Provision (2019), IET Smart Grid , 2019

  2. Brogan, P. V., Best, R. J., Morrow, D. J., McKinley, K. & Kubik, M. L., Effect of BESS Response on Frequency and RoCoF During Under Frequency Transients (2018), IEEE Transactions on Power Systems , Vol. 34, 2018, (pp575-583)

  3. Brogan, P., Best, R., Morrow, D., Gharavi Ahangar, H. & Kubik, M. L., Modelling optimisation and protection outcomes from distributed assets controlled to reduce a PMU based multi-objective cost function (2018), IET The Journal of Engineering , Vol. 2018, 2018, (pp891-895)

  4. Martin Almenta, M., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. J., Fox, B. & Foley, A. M., An analysis of wind curtailment and constraint at a nodal level (2016), IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy , Vol. 8, 2016, (pp488-495)

  5. Martin Almenta, M., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. J., Fox, B. & Foley, A. M., Domestic fridge-freezer load aggregation to support ancillary services (2015), Renewable Energy , Vol. 87, 2015, (pp954-694)

  6. Liu, X., Laverty, D. M., Best, R. J., Li, K., Morrow, D. J. & McLoone, S., Principal Component Analysis of Wide Area Phasor Measurements for Islanding Detection – A Geometric View (2015), Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery , Vol. 30, 2015, (pp976-985)

  7. Laverty, D., Best, R. & Morrow, D. J., Loss-of-Mains Protection System by Application of Phasor Measurement Unit Technology with Experimentally Assessed Threshold Settings (2015), IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution , Vol. 9, 2015, (pp146-153)

  8. Best, R. J. & Morrow, D. J., Analysis of Two-Speed Wind Farm Operation From Grid-Side Measurements (2013), IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy , Vol. 4, 2013, (pp689-697)

  9. Laverty, D. M., Best, R. J., Brogan, P., Al-Khatib, I., Vanfretti, L. & Morrow, D. J., The OpenPMU Platform for Open Source Phasor Measurements (2012), IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement , Vol. 62, 2012, (pp701-709)

  10. Best, R., Morrow, D. J., Laverty, D. & Crossley, P., Techniques for multiple-set synchronous islanding control (2011), IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid , Vol. 2, 2011, (pp48-55)

  11. Best, R., Kennedy, J., Morrow, J. & Fox, B., Steady-State and Transient Performance of Biodiesel-Fueled Compression-Ignition-Based Electrical Generation (2011), IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy , Vol. 2, 2011, (pp20-27)

  12. Best, R., Morrow, J. & Crossley, P., Current transients in the small salient-pole alternator caused by sudden short-circuit and synchronisation events (2010), IET Electric Power Applications , Vol. 4, 2010, (pp687-700)

  13. Best, R., Morrow, J., Laverty, D. & Crossley, P., Synchrophasor Broadcast over Internet Protocol for Distributed Generator Synchronization (2010), Ieee Transactions On Power Delivery , Vol. 25, 2010, (pp2835-2841)

  14. Best, R., Morrow, J. & Crossley, P., Effect of Loading, Voltage Difference and Phase Angle on the Synchronisation of a Small Alternator (2009), IET Electric Power Applications , Vol. 3, 2009, (pp531-542)

  15. Best, R., Morrow, J., Crossley, P. & McGowan, D., Synchronous Islanded Operation of a Diesel Generator (2007), IEEE Transactions on Power Systems , Vol. 22 (4), 2007, (pp2170-2176)


Conference Paper

  1. Mohamed, A. A., Morrow, D. J. & Best, R., The Deployment of Low Carbon Technologies in Modern Distribution Networks (2019), 9th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technology Conference Europe , Aug 2019

  2. Kerr, W. D., Laverty, D. M. & Best, R. J., Electrical Heating Emissions on the Island of Ireland (2018), 2018 3rd International Conference on Power and Renewable Energy:Proceedings , Jul 2018

  3. Kerr, W., Laverty, D. & Best, R., How Electrical Storage Heaters Can Reduce Wind Curtailment by Satisfying System Reserve Requirements (2018), 2018 3rd International Conference on Power and Renewable Energy , Jul 2018

  4. Brogan, P. V., Best, R., Morrow, D., Bradley, C., Rafferty, M. & Kubik, M. ., Triggering BESS Inertial Response with Synchronous Machine Measurements (2018), 2018 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM): Proceedings , Jul 2018

  5. Brogan, P. V., Best, R., Morrow, D. J., Alikhanzadeh, A. . & Kubik, M. ., Per Unit Displacement of Synchronous Inertia With BESS Synthetic Inertia Devices (2018), 2018 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM): Proceedings , Jul 2018

  6. Best, R., Alikhanzadeh, A. H., Brogan, P., Morrow, D., Kubik, M. . & Mongan, B., Reactive Power Injection from Battery Energy Storage During Voltage Dips at a Thermal Power Plant (2018), 2018 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM): Proceedings , Jul 2018

  7. Lopez Lorente, J., Liu, X., Best, R. & Morrow, D., Energy storage allocation in power networks – A state-of-the-art review (2018), 53rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2018): Proceedings , Jun 2018

  8. Murray, K., McLorn, G., Morrow, D., Best, R., McLoone, S. & Liu, X., Power quality observations for solar photovoltaic inverters under part-load operation (2017), 52nd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC) , Dec 2017

  9. McLorn, G., Morrow, D., Laverty, D., Best, R., Liu, X. & McLoone, S., Enhanced ZIP load modelling for the analysis of harmonic distortion under Conservation Voltage Reduction (2017), 4th International Conference & Exhibition on Electricity Distribution , Oct 2017, (pp1094-1097)

  10. Kerr, W. D., Laverty, D. M. & Best, R. J., Assessment of the potential of electrical heating to provide decarbonisation (2017), 51st International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2016 , Jun 2017

  11. Jacobsen, M., Laverty, D. & Best, R. J., A laboratory experiment of single machine synchronous islanding using PMUs and Raspberry Pi - A platform for multi-machine islanding (2016), 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2016 , Nov 2016

  12. McLorn, G., McLoone, S., Liu, X., Morrow, D., Best, R. & Laverty, D., Impacts of conservation voltage reduction on customer power quality in future networks (2016), 51st International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), 2016: Proceedings , Jun 2016

  13. Jacobsen, M., Laverty, D. M., Morrow, D. J. & Best, R. J., Laboratory test of a synchronous island controller in the presence of hydro-electric generation (2015), 50th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2015) , Sep 2015

  14. M. Almenta, M., Morrow, D., Best, R., Fox, B. & Foley, A., An aggregated fridge-freezer peak shaving and valley filling control strategy for enhanced grid operations (2015), IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting , Jul 2015, (pp1-5)

  15. H. R., I., Best, R. J. & Morrow, D. J., Irish Power System Primary Frequency Response Metrics during Different System Non Synchronous Penetrations. (2015), IEEE PowerTech 2015 , Jul 2015

  16. H. R., I., Best, R. J. & Morrow, D. J., Identification of Small Signal Oscillation Mode Parameters from Simulated and Actual PMU Ringdown Data (2015), IEEE PowerTech 2015 , Jun 2015, (pp1-6)

  17. Martin Almenta, M., Morrow, J., Best, R., Fox, B. & Foley, A., A smart load appliance application using a single compressor fridge-freezer to support grid operations (2014), 49th International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2014 , Sep 2014

  18. HR, I. ., Morrow, D. J. & Best, R. J., Small Signal Stability Performance of Power System during High Penetration of Wind Generation (2014), 49th International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2014 , Sep 2014

  19. Brogan, P., Morrow, J., Best, R. & Laverty, D., Efficacy of Wind Power in Mitigation of CO2 Emission from the Irish Electrical Grid (2014), IEEE PES General Meeting 2014 , Jul 2014, (pp1-5)

  20. Liu, X., Laverty, D. & Best, R., Islanding Detection Based on Probabilistic PCA with Missing Values in PMU Data (2014), IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting , Jul 2014, (pp1-6)

  21. Iswadi Hr, I. H., Best, R. & Morrow, D. J., Inter-Area Power Oscillation Frequency Mode with Wind Turbine Generator in Irish Power System using PMU Data (2013), 48th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC) , 2013

  22. Brogan, P., Morrow, J., Laverty, D. & Best, R., Python PSS/E Simulation to Test Efficacy of Proposed PMU Based WAMS and Potential WAMPAC Applications (2013), 48th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC) , 2013

  23. Almenta, M. M., Morrow, J. & Best, R., Assessment of Domestic Load Suitable for Smart Consumer Load Participation (2013), 48th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC) , 2013

  24. Brogan, P., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. & Laverty, D., Development and assessment of a robust optimization metric for WAMPAC modeling (2013), IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, 2013 (PES 13) , Jul 2013, (pp1-5)

  25. Laverty, D., Vanfretti, L., Al-Khatib, I., Applegreen, V., Best, R. & Morrow, D. J., The OpenPMU Project: Challenges and perspectives : Challenges and Perspectives (2013), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society (PES) , Jul 2013, (pp1-5)

  26. Laverty, D., Vanfretti, L., Best, R., Morrow, D. J., Nordstrom, L. & Chenine, M., OpenPMU Technology Platform for Synchrophasor Research Applications (2012), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2012, (pp1-6)

  27. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., Cregan, M., Best, R. & McKinley, A., Practical Evaluation of Telecoms for Smart Grid Anti-Islanding Protection (2011), IEEE-PES ISGT Europe 2011 , Dec 2011, (pp1-2)

  28. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. & Cregan, M., Anti-Islanding Detection using Synchrophasors and Internet Protocol Telecommunications (2011), IEEE-PES ISGT Europe 2011 , Dec 2011, (pp1-5)

  29. Laverty, D. M., O\'Raw, J., Morrow, D. J., Cregan, M. & Best, R., Practical evaluation of telecoms for Smart Grid measurements, control and protection (2011), 2011 2nd IEEE PES International Conference and Exhibition on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, ISGT Europe 2011 , Dec 2011

  30. Kennedy, J., Best, R., Morrow, J. & Fox, B., Performance Evaluation of Biodiesel Fuelled Electrical Generation (2010), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2010, (pp1-7)

  31. Laverty, D., Morrow, J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Telecommunications for Smart Grid Backhaul solutions for the Distribution Network (2010), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2010, (pp1-7)

  32. Best, R., Morrow, J. & Crossley, P., Communication Assisted Protection Selectivity for Reconfigurable and Islanded Power Networks (2009), 44th International-Universities-Power-Engineering-Conference , Sep 2009, (pp190-194)

  33. Best, R., Ten, C., Morrow, J. & Crossley, P., Synchronous Island Control with Significant Contribution from Wind Power Generation (2009), CIGRE/IEEE PES Joint Symposium on Integration of Wide-Scale Renewable Resources into the Power Delivery System , Jul 2009, (pp193-198)

  34. Laverty, D., Morrow, J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Performance of Phasor Measurement Units for Wide Area Real-Time Control (2009), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2009, (pp4282-4286)

  35. Best, R., Morrow, J., Ten, C., Laverty, D. & Crossley, P., Management of a Multiple-Set Synchronous Island (2009), General Meeting of the IEEE-Power-and-Energy-Society , Jul 2009, (pp3406-3411)

  36. Laverty, D., Morrow, J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Differential ROCOF Relay for Loss-of-Mains Protection of Renewable Generation using Phasor Measurement over Internet Protocol (2009), CIGRE/IEEE PES Joint Symposium on Integration of Wide-Scale Renewable Resources into the Power Delivery System , Jul 2009, (pp309-316)

  37. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Internet based phasor measurement system for phase control of synchronous islands (2008), General Meeting of the IEEE Power and Energy Society , Jul 2008, (pp1-6)

  38. Morrow, D. J., Best, R., Laverty, D. & Crossley, P., Universal Application of Synchronous Islanded Operation (2008), CIRED SmartGrids for Distribuition , Jun 2008, (pp1-6)

  39. Laverty, D., Morrow, D. J., Best, R. & Crossley, P., Synchronous Island Operation within an Active Distribution Network (2008), UKERC Research Council Energy Programme Conference , May 2008, (pp1-1)

  40. Best, R. & Morrow, J., Out-of-Phase Synchronization of a Small Alternator (2007), IEEE PES GENERAL MEETING , Jun 2007