Associate Professor SP Chowdhury and his wife, Dr Sunetra Chowdhury, both of UCT's Department of Electrical Engineering, are the co-authors of Microgrids and Active Distribution Networks
, the result of a three year collaboration with Professor Peter Crossley of the University of Manchester. Published by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) in the UK under their Renewable Energy Series
, the book focuses on detailed but comprehensive descriptions of the technologies that will enable future electricity systems. As companion to Embedded Generation
, published by the IET in 2000, Microgrids
is a timely publication for practicing engineers, researchers and students in an evolving industry.