Energy Challenge, Power Electronics & Systems (PEAS) Technology and Grid Modernization

  • Geetha R Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, VSBCOE, Coimbatore, TN, India
  • Gowdhamkumar S Assistant Professor-Sr.Gr, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, CIET, Coimbatore, TN, India
  • Yamuna ` R Assistant Professor ,PSG Industrial Institute, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, TN, India
  • S Jambulingam Assistant Professor, Electro Technical Officer, Coimbatore Marine College, Coimbatore, TN, India
Keywords: Power electronics, electric power systems, grid modernization, energy challenges, energy solutions, large electronic power transformers, renewable energy, all things grid connected


Modern society has reached a point where virtually every crucial economic and social function depends on the secure and reliable operation of the electrical power and energy infrastructures. The energy consumption growth and the population growth are pushing world’s total energy consumption to double by 2050. This represents grand challenges and opportunities for power electronics and electric power systems engineers to modernize the power grid. Power electronics & systems (PEAS) technology is increasingly important for smarter distributed systems, particularly for power grid modernization. This paper discussed smart technology solutions, such as PEAS, for the changing nature of the electric power system. Specific technical challenges that are facing the power electronics and electric power systems communities are then elaborated. It is shown that we can meet the grand energy challenge by lever-aging the grid modernization efforts. To provide electric power to twice as many people does not have to increase the required environment footprint.


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How to Cite
R, G., S, G., R, Y., & Jambulingam, S. (2019). Energy Challenge, Power Electronics & Systems (PEAS) Technology and Grid Modernization. International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Technovation, 1(4), 7-20. Retrieved from