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Industrial/PhD Course: Maritime Microgrids


02.05.2019 kl. 08.30 - 03.05.2019 kl. 16.00



Professor Josep M. Guerrero - Aalborg University
Associate Professor Juan C. Vasquez - Aalborg University


Professor Josep M. Guerrero - Aalborg University
Professor Tomasz Tarasiuk - Gdynia Maritime University, Poland
Assistant Professor Giorgio Sulligoi - Triste university, Italy



Nowadays, an important kind of islanded microgrids can be found in maritime power systems. For example, under normal operating conditions, the ship power system can be considered as a typical isolated microgrid and its characteristics, including variable frequency, are matched to terrestrial islanded microgrids. This course provides an overview of the present and future architectures of such microgrids, associated control technologies, optimization methods, power quality issues and state of the art solutions. The significant role of power electronics in realizing maritime microgrids, challenges in meeting high power requirements and regulations in the maritime industry, state-of-the-art power electronic technologies and future trend towards the use of medium voltage power converters in maritime microgrids are also presented in this course.


Matlab/Simulink knowledge is recommended for the exercises.

Form of evaluation

The participants will be grouped and asked to team work on several case study scenarios and tasks proposed along the course. The assessment in this course will be done through a final multi-choice test in combination with delivery of exercises reports




6000 DKK for PhD students outside of Denmark and 8000 DKK for the Industry.


Department of Energy Technology


Aalborg University, Pontoppidanstræde 103, room 4.112, 9220 Aalborg East