Renewable energies and smart distribution network in Japan

Ryuichi Yokoyama*, Yicheng Zhou, Jie Zhang

*Corresponding author for this work

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This paper gives a review of renewable energy plan and the technical issues that may occur during the realization of those goals. The effects of large-scale integration of wind power and solar energy on the Japanese utility grid are studied. Several experimental verification projects are introduced to show the recent progress.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)54-61
Number of pages8
JournalDianli Xitong Zidonghua/Automation of Electric Power Systems
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Sept 25


  • Distributed generator (DG)
  • Renewable energy
  • Smart distribution network
  • Smart grid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology


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