Technology for a Smarter and Resilient Grid

In the September 2016 issue of IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, Dr. Alex Huang, Progress Energy Distinguished Professor at NC State and leader for the Solid State Transformer Thrust at FREEDM, asserts that solid state power electronics form the core technology for integrating renewable energy into the power grid. In the article, Dr. Huang summarizes the recent progress in SST development and highlights the smart grid benefits such as reactive power support and harmonic mitigation. IEEE members can read the full article here.