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We are delighted to announce that Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems has been accepted for inclusion in the Science Citation Index Expanded Engineering Village Compedenx. The journal will receive a first Journal Impact Factor in 2022.

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Featured article: FPGA-based real-time simulation for EV station with multiple high-frequency chargers based on C-EMTP algorithm

Featured Article

The electric vehicle (EV) charging station is a critical part of the infrastructure for the wide adoption of EVs. Real-time simulation of an EV station plays an essential role in testing its operation under different operating modes. However, the large numbers of high-frequency power electronic switches contained in EV chargers pose great challenges for real-time simulation. This paper proposes a compact electromagnetic transient program (C-EMTP) algorithm for FPGA-based real-time simulation of an EV station with multiple high-frequency chargers. The C-EMTP algorithm transforms the traditional EMTP algorithm into two parallel sub-tasks only consisting of simple matrix operations, to fully utilize the high parallelism of FPGA. Compared with the traditional EMTP algorithm, the C-EMTP algorithm for the EV station reduces the simulation execution time by more than 65%, which means that the simulation accuracy for high-frequency power electronics is improved with smaller simulation time-step. A lightweight CPU-FPGA-based platform is developed and the simulation of the EV station is implemented. The control strategy is simulated in the CPU with 100μs time-step, while the EV station circuit topology is simulated in a single FPGA with a 250ns time-step. The EV station consists of a two-level rectifier and five dual-active bridge (DAB) EV chargers. It is tested under plug-and-play and fault operation scenarios, and the real-time simulation results are validated using PSCAD/EMTDC. Read more.

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Article Collections

Power System Protection and Control Containing Renewable Energy Power Generation

Edited by : Xinzhou Dong, Aiqin Zhang

Energy Storage across Multiple Energy Systems

Edited by: Jinyu Wen, Jiakun Fang, Jialin Li, Gangu Yan, Jinghua Li

Integrating Centralized and Distributed Renewables in Future Power Systems

Edited by: Chongqing Kang, Ning Zhang

Power System Protection and Control

Edited by: Zhiqian Bo, Jinmei Shi, Xinli Jiang

Aims and scope

Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems is an international academic journal co-published by Power System Protection and Control Press and Springer. The journal is devoted to presenting new theories, technologies and top-level academic achievements in the field of protection and control in modern power systems. It strives to accelerate the development of the field by serving as a bridge between Chinese and global researchers in the field. In doing so, Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems makes an important contribution to the power industry.

The journal has an international authorship and a broad scope, including contemporary topics such as:

  • power system relay protection
  • power system analysis and control
  • power system planning
  • internet of energy
  • alternative energy generation
  • smart substations
  • intelligent power transmission and utilization techniques
  • interactions between large-scale electric vehicles and power grids
  • microgrid techniques
  • application of power electronics in power systems
  • electric power automation and remote control techniques
  • power system communication
  • power quality
  • electricity market

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The journal is indexed by

  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Engineering Compendex
  • DOAJ
  • INIS Atomindex
  • Google Scholar
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  • Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  • Naver
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - GoOA
  • WTI Frankfurt eG
  • CNKI