Research Group on Smart Electrical Grids (GIREI)

  • Postal address

    Ecuador

Organization profile

Organization profile

The group develops, designs, evaluates and recommends methodologies and technologies to facilitate communication between the different stages of the electrical system, which allows facilitating the optimal roadmap to achieve a "Smart Electrical Grid", focused on the reliability and efficiency of the system.

It develops and implements applications, aimed at the use of alternative energies, through generic climate analysis methodologies and specialized technologies for electricity generation, micro generation and distributed generation.

Research lines:

Optimization in Electrical Systems
Planning and Management of Electrical Systems
Smart Grids
Failures in Electrical Systems
Operation and Control of Electrical Systems
Stability and Compensation in Electrical Systems
Electric Power Transmission and Distribution
Information and Communication Technologies for Education
Communications in Electrical Systems
Reliability and Quality of Electric Power
Microgrids and Renewable Energies

Coordinator:

Esteban Mauricio Inga Ortega (einga@ups.edu.ec)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

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