UQ electrical engineers regularly publish research papers drawn from data collected at UQ's unique suite of solar research facilities. Other research outputs are either in press or underway.

## Published research

**List of publications **

## 2021

M. R. Alam, M. J. E. Alam, A. Somani, R. B. Melton, W. Tushar, F. Bai, R. Yan, and T. K. Saha (2021). Evaluating the feasibility of transactive approach for voltage management using inverters of a PV plant. Applied Energy, 291, 116844. 10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.116844

R. Zhang, H. Ma, T. K. Saha and X. Zhou (2021). Photovoltaic Nowcasting With Bi-Level Spatio-Temporal Analysis Incorporating Sky Images. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 12(3), 1766-1776. doi: 10.1109/TSTE.2021.3064326

Y. Cui, F. Bai, R. Yan, T. Saha, R. K. L. Ko and Y. Liu (2021). Source Authentication of Distribution Synchrophasors for Cybersecurity of Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 12(5), 4577-4580. doi: 10.1109/TSG.2021.3089041

F. Bai, R. Yan, T. K. Saha, D. Eghbal (2021). An excessive tap operation evaluation approach for unbalanced distribution networks with high PV penetration. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 12 (1), 169-178. doi: 10.1109/TSTE.2020.2988571

D. Azuatalam, A.C. Chapman and G. Verbic (2021). Probabilistic assessment of the impact of flexible loads under network tariffs in low voltage distribution networks. Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, 9(4), 951-962. doi: 10.35833/MPCE.2019.000136

Bai, Feifei, Yan, Ruifeng, Saha, Tapan Kumar, Cui, Yi and Pan, Zicheng (2021). Extraction of dynamic frequency response characteristics and modelling of modern air conditioners. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 12 (1) 897-900. doi: 10.1109/tsg.2020.3009841

Alam, M. R., Bai, Feifei, Yan, Ruifeng and Saha, Tapan K. (2021). Classification and visualization of power quality disturbance-events using space vector ellipse in complex plane. IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 36 (3), 1380-1389. doi: 10.1109/tpwrd.2020.3008003

D. Gebbran, S. Mhanna, Y. Ma, A. C. Chapman, G. Verbič (2021). Fair coordination of distributed energy resources with Volt-Var control and PV curtailment. Applied Energy, 286. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.116546

A. C. Chapman, A. Fraser, L. Jones, H. Lovel, P. Scott, S. Thiebaux, G. Verbic (2021). Network Congestion Management: Experiences from Bruny Island Using Residential Batteries. IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 19 (4), 41-51. doi: 10.1109/MPE.2021.3072818.

M. S. H. Nizami, M. J. Hossain and K. Mahmud (2021). A Nested Transactive Energy Market Model to Trade Demand-Side Flexibility of Residential Consumers. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 12 (1), 479-490. doi: 10.1109/TSG.2020.3011192

M. S. H. Nizami, M. J. Hossain and K. Mahmud (2021). A Coordinated Electric Vehicle Management System for Grid-Support Services in Residential Networks. IEEE Systems Journal, 15 (2), 2066-2077. doi: 10.1109/JSYST.2020.3006848

A. Moradi, J. Yaghoobi, A. Alduraibi, F. Zare, D. Kumar, and R. Sharma (2021). Modelling and prediction of current harmonics generated by power converters in distribution networks. IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 15(15), 2191-2202. doi: 10.1049/gtd2.12166

W. Tushar, C. Yuen, T. K. Saha, T. Morstyn, A. C. Chapman, M. J. E. Alam, S. Hanif, and H. V. Poor (2021). Peer-to-peer energy systems for connected communities: A review of recent advances and emerging challenges. Applied Energy, 282, 116131. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116131

U. Amin, J. Hossain, W. Tushar, and K. Mahmud (2021). Energy trading in local electricity markets with renewables- A contract theoretic approach. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 17 (6), 3717-3730. doi: 10.1109/tii.2020.3018123

S. Englberger, A. Chapman, W. Tushar, T. Almomani, S. Snow, R. Witzmann, A. Jossen, and G. Hesse (2021). Evaluating the interdependency between peer-to-peer networks and energy storages: A techno-economic proof for prosumers. Advances in Applied Energy, 3, 100059. doi: 10.1016/j.adapen.2021.100059

M. I. Azim, W. Tushar, and T. K. Saha (2021). Coalition graph game-based P2P energy trading with local voltage management. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 12(5), 4389-4402. doi: 10.1109/TSG.2021.3070160

M. I. Azim, W. Tushar, and T. K. Saha (2021). Cooperative negawatt P2P energy trading for low-voltage distribution networks. Applied Energy, 299, 117300. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117300

Z. Rahimpour, G. Verbič and A. C. Chapman (2021). Computationally-Efficient Energy Management in Buildings with Phase Change Materials using Approximate Dynamic Programming. IEEE PowerTech, Madrid, Spain, 1-6. doi: 10.1109/PowerTech46648.2021.9495053.

Y. Yi, G. Verbič and A. C. Chapman (2021). Optimal Energy Management Strategy for Smart Home with Electric Vehicle. IEEE Madrid PowerTech, Madrid, Spain, 1-6. doi: 10.1109/PowerTech46648.2021.9494787.

Tushar, Wayes, Yuen, Chau, Saha, Tapan K., Morstyn, Thomas, Chapman, Archie C., Alam, M. Jan E., Hanif, Sarmad and Poor, H. Vincent (2021). Peer-to-peer energy systems for connected communities: a review of recent advances and emerging challenges. *Applied Energy*, 282 116131, 116131. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116131

## 2020

Lork, Clement, Li, Wen-Tai, Qin, Yan, Zhou, Yuren, Yuen, Chau, Tushar, Wayes and Saha, Tapan K. (2020). An uncertainty-aware deep reinforcement learning framework for residential air conditioning energy management. *Applied Energy*, 276 115426, 115426. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115426

Li, Wen-Tai, Tushar, Wayes, Yuen, Chau, Ng, Benny Kai Kiat, Tai, Stewart and Chew, Kwee Tiang (2020). Energy efficiency improvement of solar water heating systems – An IoT based commissioning methodology. *Energy and Buildings*, 224 110231, 110231. doi: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.110231

Amin, Uzma, Hossain, Jahangir, Tushar, Wayes and Mahmud, Khizir (2020). Energy trading in local electricity markets with renewables- a contract theoretic approach. *IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics*, 1-1. doi: 10.1109/tii.2020.3018123

Tushar, Wayes, Saha, Tapan K., Yuen, Chau, Smith, David, Ashworth, Peta, Poor, H. Vincent and Basnet, Subarna (2020). Challenges and prospects for negawatt trading in light of recent technological developments. *Nature Energy*, 5 (11), 834-841. doi: 10.1038/s41560-020-0671-0

Alduraibi, Abdulrahman, Yaghoobi, Jalil, Solatialkaran, Davood, Zare, Firuz and Sharma, Rahul (2020). Harmonic mitigation technique using active three-phase converters utilised in commercial or industrial distribution networks. *IET Power Electronics*, 13 (13), 2794-2803. doi: 10.1049/iet-pel.2019.1069

Dhoke, Amit , Sharma, Rahul and Saha, Tapan Kumar (2020). A technique for fault detection, identification and location in solar photovoltaic systems. *Solar Energy*, 206 DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2020.06.019, 864-874. doi: 10.1016/j.solener.2020.06.019

Bai, Feifei, Yan, Ruifeng, Saha, Tapan Kumar, Cui, Yi and Pan, Zicheng (2020). Extraction of dynamic frequency response characteristics and modelling of modern air conditioners. *IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid*, 12 (1) 9142241, 1-1. doi: 10.1109/tsg.2020.3009841

Alam, M. R., Bai, Feifei, Yan, Ruifeng and Saha, Tapan K. (2020). Classification and visualization of power quality disturbance-events using space vector ellipse in complex plane. *IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery*, 1-1. doi: 10.1109/tpwrd.2020.3008003

Gu, Huajie, Yan, Ruifeng, Saha, Tapan K., Muljadi, Eduard, Tan, Jin and Zhang, Yingchen (2020). Zonal Inertia Constrained Generator Dispatch Considering Load Frequency Relief. *IEEE Transactions on Power Systems*, 35 (4) 8949736, 1-1. doi: 10.1109/tpwrs.2020.2963914

Alam, Mollah Rezaul and Saha, Tapan K. (2020). Detection of DG-islanding employing decision boundary of polarization ellipse parameters. *Electric Power Systems Research*, 188 106536, 106536. doi: 10.1016/j.epsr.2020.106536

Naranpanawe, Lakshitha, Ma, Hui, Saha, Tapan Kumar, Lee, Colin and Ghosal, Ayan (2020). A practical health index for overhead conductors: experience from Australian distribution networks. *IEEE Access*, 8, 218863-218873. doi: 10.1109/access.2020.3042486

Guerrero, Jaysson, Gebbran, Daniel, Mhanna, Sleiman, Chapman, Archie C. and Verbič, Gregor (2020). Towards a transactive energy system for integration of distributed energy resources: Home energy management, distributed optimal power flow, and peer-to-peer energy trading. *Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews*, 132 110000, 110000. doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2020.110000

Power, Thomas, Verbic, Gregor and Chapman, Archie C. (2020). A nonparametric Bayesian methodology for synthesizing residential solar generation and demand data. *IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid*, 11 (3), 2511-2519. doi: 10.1109/tsg.2019.2956785

Foerstl, Markus, Azuatalam, Donald, Chapman, Archie, Verbic, Gregor, Jossen, Andreas and Hesse, Holger (2020). Assessment of residential battery storage systems and operation strategies considering battery aging. *International Journal of Energy Research*, 44 (2), 718-731. doi: 10.1002/er.4770

Hasan, Md Mehedi, Ali Pourmousavi, S., Jahanbani Ardakani, Ali and Saha, Tapan K. (2020). A data-driven approach to estimate battery cell temperature using a nonlinear autoregressive exogenous neural network model. *Journal of Energy Storage*, 32 101879, 101879. doi: 10.1016/j.est.2020.101879

Islam, Asif, Birtwhistle, David and Saha, Tapan K. (2020). Simulation of the thermal current interruption process of air-break interrupters for future mv application. *Electric Power Systems Research*, 182 106264, 106264. doi: 10.1016/j.epsr.2020.106264

S. A. Pourmousavi, P. Wild, T. K. Saha, “Improving Predictability of Renewable Generation through Optimal Battery Sizing”, *IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy*, vol. 11, no 1, pp. 37-47, Jan. 2020.

F. Bai, R. Yan, T. K. Saha, D. Eghbal, “An excessive tap operation evaluation approach for unbalanced distribution networks with high PV penetration”, *IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy*, 2020 (Early access).

L. Wang, R. Yan, F. Bai, T. K. Saha, K. Wang, “A distributed inter-phase coordination algorithm for voltage control with unbalanced PV integration in LV systems”, *IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy*, 2020 (Early access).

D. Azuatalam, A.C. Chapman and G. Verbic, “Probabilistic assessment of the impact of flexible loads under network tariffs in low voltage distribution networks,” *Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy*, 2020 (in press).

B. Wang, A.C. Chapman, G. Verbic and W. Xiao, “Enhanced Battery Controller for Inertia Support in Residential Microgrid based on Active Disturbance Rejection Control,” *Electric Power Systems Research*, 2020 (to appear),

Z. Rahimpour, A.C. Chapman, G. Verbic, “Actor-Critic Learning for Optimal Building Energy Management with Phase Change Materials,” *Electric Power Systems Research*, 2020 (to appear).

W. Tushar, T. K. Saha, C. Yuen, D. Smith, and H. V. Poor, “Peer-to-peer trading in electricity networks: An overview,” *IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid*, 2020 (Early access).

W. Tushar, T. K. Saha, C. Yuen, T. Morstyn, N.-A. Masood, H. V. Poor, and R. Bean, “Grid influenced peer-to-peer energy trading,” *IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid*, vol. 11, no 2, pp. 1407-1418, Mar. 2020.

W. Tushar, T. K. Saha, C. Yuen, M. I. Azim, T. Morstyn, H. V. Poor, D. Niyato, and R. Bean, “A coalition formation game framework for peer-to-peer energy trading,” *Applied Energy*, vol. 261, pp. 114436:1-114436:13, Mar. 2020.

M. I. Azim, W. Tushar, and T. K. Saha, “Investigating the impact of P2P trading on power losses in grid-connected networks with prosumers,” *Applied Energy*, vol. 263, pp. 1-11, Apr. 2020.

Y. Ma, D. Gebbran, A.C. Chapman and G. Verbic, “A Photovoltaic System Investment Game for Assessing Network Hosting Capacity Allocations,” *Proc. of the ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems (ACM e-Energy)*, Melbourne, Australia, June 2020.

D. Gebbran , G. Verbic , A.C. Chapman, S. Mhanna. “Coordination of Prosumer Agents via Distributed Optimal Power Flow: an Edge Computing Hardware Prototype,” *Proc. of the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2020)*, Auckland, New Zealand, May 2020.

## 2019

A. Zhou, R. Yan and T. K. Saha, “Capacity and Control Strategy Design of Isolated Micro-grid with High Renewable Penetration”, *IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy*, paper accepted on 26th May, 2019.

J. Krata, and T. K. Saha, “Real-time coordinated voltage support with battery energy storage in a distribution grid equipped with medium-scale PV generation”, *IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid*. Volume: 10, Issue 3, May 2019.

W. Tushar, T. K. Saha, C. Yuen, T. Morstyn, M. D. Culloch, H. V. Poor, and K. L. Wood, “A motivational game-theoretic approach for peer-to-peer energy trading in the smart grid,” *Applied Energy*, vol. 243, pp. 10-20, June 2019.

T. Aziz, N. A. Masood, S. R. Deeba, W. Tushar, and C. Yuen, “A methodology to prevent cascading contingencies using BESS in a renewable integrated microgrid,” *International Journal of Electric Power and Energy Systems*, vol. 110, pp. 737-746, Sept. 2019.

A. Dhoke, R. Sharma, and T. K. Saha, “An approach for fault detection and location in solar PV systems”, *Solar Energy*, vol. 194, pp. 197-208, Dec. 2019.

J. Wong, F. Bai, T. K. Saha, R. H.G. Tan, “Investigation on Power Generation Valley of Single-axis Tracking Arrays at a Solar PV Pant in Australia”, Proc. of the *IEEE PES General Meeting*, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 4-8 August 2019.

J. Wong, F. Bai, M. H. B. Khairudin, R. H.G. Tan, “Investigation on Power Generation Valley of Single-axis Tracking Arrays at a Solar PV Pant in Australia”, *Proc. of the IEEE PES International Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference-Asia (ISGT-Asia)*, Chengdu, China, 21-24 May 2019.

## 2018

F. Bai, R. Yan, T. K. Saha and D. Eghbal, “A New Remote Tap Position Estimation Approach for Open-Delta Step-Voltage Regulator in a Photovoltaic Integrated Distribution Network”, *IEEE Transactions on Power Systems*, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 4433-4443, July, 2018.

L. Wang, F. Bai, R. Yan and T. K. Saha, “Real-Time Coordinated Voltage Control of PV Inverters and Energy Storage for Weak Networks with High PV Penetration”, *IEEE Transactions on Power Systems*, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 3383-3395, May, 2018.

L. Wang, R. Yan and T. K. Saha, “Voltage Management for Large Scale PV Integration into Weak Distribution Systems”, *IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid*, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 4128-4139, September, 2018.

R. Yan, Y. Li, T. K. Saha, L. Wang and M. I. Hossain, “Modelling and Analysis of Open-Delta Step Voltage Regulators for Unbalanced Distribution Network with Photovoltaic Power Generation”, *IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid*, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 2224-2234, May, 2018.

A. Dhoke, R. Sharma and T. K. Saha, “PV Module Degradation Analysis and Impact on settings of Overcurrent Protection devices”, *Solar Energy*, vol. 160, pp 360-367, Jan. 2018.

S. A. Pourmousavi and T.k. Saha. “Evaluation of the battery operation in ramp-rate control mode within a PV plant: a case study”, *Solar Energy*, 166 242-254. 2018.

W. Tushar, T. K. Saha, C. Yuen, P. Liddell, R. Bean, and H. V. Poor, “Peer-to-peer energy trading with sustainable user participation: A game theoretic approach,” *IEEE Access*, vol. 6, pp. 62932-62943, Oct. 2018.

W. Tushar, C. Yuen, H. Mohsenian-Rad, T. K. Saha, H. V. Poor, and K. L. Wood, “Transforming energy networks via peer-to-peer energy trading: Potential of game theoretic approach” *IEEE Signal Processing Magazine*, vol. 35, no 5, pp. 100-110, Sept. 2018.

W. Tushar, N. Wijerathne, W.-T. Li, C. Yuen, H. V. Poor, T. K. Saha, and K. L. Wood, “IoT for green building management: Disruptive innovations through low-cost sensor technology and artificial intelligence,” *IEEE Signal Processing Magazine*, vol. 35, no 5, pp. 100-110, Sept. 2018.

W.-T. Li, K. Thirugnanam, W. Tushar, C. Yuen, C. K. Tiang, and S. Tai, “Improving the operation of solar water heating systems in green buildings via optimized control strategies,” *IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics*, vol. 14, no 4, pp. 1646-1655, Apr. 2018.

S. A. Pourmousavi, P. Wild, F. Bai, R. Yan, T. K. Saha and D. Eghbal, “Learning from a 3.275 MW Utility-Scale PV Plant Project: Update and New Remarks”, *Proc. of the CIGRE Paris Conference*, Paris, France, Aug., 2018.

F. Bai, R. Yan and T. K. Saha, “Impact of Power Fluctuations on Voltage Variations for Remote Distribution Networks with High PV Penetrations”, *Proc. of the IEEE PES General Meeting*, Portland, OR, USA, Aug., 2018.

## 2017

J. Krata, T. K. Saha and R. Yan, “Model-Driven Real-Time Control Coordination for Distribution Grids with Medium-Scale Photovoltaic Generation”, *IET Renewable Power Generation*, Vol. 11, No. 12, pp. 1603-1612, Nov. 2017.

F. Bai, R. Yan and T. K. Saha, “Variability Study of a Utility-scale PV Plant in the Fringe of Grid, Australia”, *Proc. of the Innovative Smart Grid Technologies-Asia (ISGT-Asia)*, Auckland, New Zealand, Dec., 2017.

A. Dhoke, A. Mengede, “Challenges to overcurrent protection devices in PV array during winter and low irradiation conditions in Australia”, *Proc. of the Innovative Smart Grid Technologies-Asia (ISGT-Asia)*, Auckland, New Zealand, Dec., 2017.

A. Dhoke, A. Mengede, “Degradation Analysis of PV Modules Operating in Australian Environment”, *Proc. of the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC)*, Melbourne, Australia, Nov., 2017.

M. M. Hasan, S. A. Pourmousavi, F. Bai, T. K. Saha, “The Impact of Temperature on Battery Degradation for Large-Scale BESS in PV Plant”, *Proc. of the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC)*, Melbourne, Australia, Nov., 2017.

L. Wang, R. Yan and T. K. Saha, “Voltage Regulation for Distribution Systems with Unequal PV Integration in Different Feeders”, *Proc. of the IEEE PES General Meeting*, Chicago, IL, USA, 2017.

## 2016

R. Yan, T. K. Saha, P. Meredith, A. Ananth and M. I. Hossain, “Megawatt-Scale Solar Variability Study: An Experience from a 1.2MWp Photovoltaic System in Australia over Three Years”, *IET Renewable Power Generation*, Vol. 10, No. 8, pp. 1229-1236, Sept., 2016.

M. I. Hossain, R. Yan and T. K. Saha, “Investigation of the Interaction between Step Voltage Regulators and Large-scale Photovoltaic Systems Regarding Voltage Regulation and Unbalance”, *IET Renewable Power Generation*, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 299-309, Mar., 2016.

M. J. E. Alam, R. Yan, T. K. Saha, A. Chidurala and D. Eghbal, “Learning from a 3.275 MW Utility Scale PV Plant Project”, Proc. of the CIGRE Paris Conference. Paris, France, Aug., 2016.

A. Dhoke, R. Sharma and T. K. Saha, “Condition monitoring of a large-scale PV power plant in Australia”, *Proc. of the IEEE PES General Meeting (PESGM)*, Boston, USA, July 2016

A. Dhoke, A. Mengede, “UV radiation effect on anti-reflection coating module degradation in Australia”, *Proc. of the Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC)*, Brisbane, Australia, Sept. 2016.

## 2015

M. J. E. Alam, R. Yan, and T. K. Saha, “Desirable Control Features of Battery Energy Storage Systems for Commercial Scale Solar PV Plants”, *Proc. of the IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC),* Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Nov., 2015.

J. Krata, R. Yan, and T. K. Saha, “MV Grid Conventional Control in the Presence of a Large Scale Photovoltaic System”, *Proc. of the IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC)*, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Nov., 2015.

M. I. Hossain, R. Yan, T. K. Saha and V. Garrone, “A study on the voltage sensitivity of LVABC and underground cable connected distribution networks”, *Proc. of the IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC)*, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Nov., 2015.

J. Krata, T. K. Saha and R. Yan, “Large Scale Photovoltaic System and Its Impact on Distribution Network in Transient Cloud Conditions”, *Proc. of the IEEE PES General Meeting*, Denver, Colorado, USA, July, 2015.