Ted Spooner

School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications

Ted is a Senior Visiting Fellow in Energy Systems. His interests include: Design of remote area power supply (RAPS) and grid connected renewable energy systems. Investigation of protection systems for electricity grid interactive inverter systems. Harmonic analysis of RAPS and grid connected inverter systems. Design of medium power inverter systems for a motor control, remote residential power, grid connected photovoltaic systems and the application of microcontroller systems for their control. Microcomputer applications applied to power electronics particularly in the area of renewable energy conversion systems.

Ted

Publications

Title & place of publication Author Research area Type Links Yearsort descending

Analyses of Photovoltaic System Output, Temperature, Electricity Loads and National Electricity Market Prices - Summer 2003-04, ANZSES'04, Perth, November .

Muriel Watt, Scott Partlin, Monica Oliphant, Hugh Outhred[nid:330], Iain MacGill, Ted Spooner Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Conference Papers 2004
Development of a Standard Connection Agreement for Small Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Systems - Discussion Paper, for the Australian Greenhouse Office, January 2004 Robert Passey, David Roche, Muriel Watt, Ted Spooner Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation, Technology Assessments Reports and Working Papers 2004
Proposed Guidelines and Agreements for Small Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Systems - Final Report , for the Australian Greenhouse Office, December 2004 Robert Passey, David Roche, Muriel Watt, Ted Spooner Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation, Technology Assessments Reports and Working Papers 2004

The Value of PV in Summer Peaks Paper for EUPVSEC'04 European PV Solar Conference, Paris, June 2004 .

Muriel Watt, Scott Partlin, Monica Oliphant, Hugh Outhred[nid:330], Iain MacGill, Ted Spooner Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation, Technology Assessments Conference Papers 2004

Photovoltaics and Peak Electricity Loads, Summer 2003-04, Report prepared for the BCSE, May 2005.

Muriel Watt, Monica Oliphant, Hugh Outhred[nid:330], Iain MacGill, Ted Spooner, Scott Partlin Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation, Technology Assessments Reports and Working Papers 2005

A Survey of Techniques Used to Control Microgrid Generation and Storage during island Operation, to be published in the proceedings of the AUPEC 2006 Conference, December 10-13, Melbourne, Australia

Michael Pedrasa, Ted Spooner Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Conference Papers 2006
Study of Grid-connect Photovoltaic Systems - Benefits, Opportunities, Barriers and Strategies for the Western Australian Office of Energy. Rob Passey, Muriel Watt, Hugh Outhred[nid:330], Ted Spooner, Mark Snow Technology Assessments Reports and Working Papers 2007

Dispatch of Interruptible Loads Using Binary Particle Swarm Optimization: A Comparison of Constraint-Handling Methods, in Proc. Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC'08), Sydney, December .

Pedrasa, M.A., Spooner, E. D., MacGill, I. F. Electricity Markets & Restructuring Conference Papers 2008

'Scheduling of Demand Side Resources Using Binary Particle Swarm Optimization,' forthcoming in IEEE Transactions in Power Systems.

Pedrasa M.F., Spooner, E.D., MacGill, I.F. Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Journal Papers 2009

Improved Energy Services Provision through the Intelligent Control of Distributed Energy Resources, presented at the 2009 IEEE Bucharest PowerTech Conference, Bucharest, Romania, 28 June - 2 July 2009

Pedrasa, M. A., Spooner, E. D., MacGill, I. F. Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Conference Papers 2009
'Study of Grid-connect Photovoltaic Systems: Benefits, Opportunities and Strategies', Progress in Photovoltaics, 17, p419-431. Passey, R., Watt, M., Snow, M., Outhred, H.[nid:330], Spooner, T. Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation, Technology Assessments Journal Papers 2009

An Energy Service Decision-Support Tool for Optimal Energy Services Acquisition

Michael Angelo Pedrasa, Ted Spooner, Dr Iain MacGill Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Reports and Working Papers 2010
'Robust Scheduling of Residential Distributed Energy Resources Using a Novel Energy Service Decision-Support Tool', at the 2nd IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT 2011) Conference, Jan 17-19, 2011, Anaheim, California, USA. The associated poster is also available . Pedrasa, M. A., Spooner, E. D., MacGill, I. F. Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Conference Papers 2010
'The Potential Impacts of Grid-connected Distributed Generation and How to Address Them: A Review of Technical and Non-technical Factors', Energy Policy, 39(10), p6280-6290. Passey, R., Spooner, T., MacGill, I., Watt, M., Syngellakis, K. Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation, Technology Assessments Journal Papers 2011
'Investigating the Value of Making Hourly Operational Decisions for Residential Distributed Energy Resources', in Proc. IEEE PES2012, San Diego, July Pedrasa, M.A., MacGill I.F., Spooner, T. Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Conference Papers 2012

Events

Event Presenter Type Research area Location Date
Growing Pains of an Emerging PV Industry Ted Spooner Seminar Technology Assessments CEEM, UNSW Friday, April 1, 2011
Workshop: PV Safety, Arcing and Fusing - March 26 2008 Ted Spooner Workshop Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Friday, January 1, 2010