Principal and Funded Investigators

Andrew Keane


Biography: Andrew Keane received a B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2003 and a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering in 2007 both from University College Dublin. He was awarded the 2003 UCD Engineering Graduates Association Gold medal for Electrical Engineering. He is a senior lecturer in the School of Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering in UCD with research interests in power systems planning and operation, and the integration of distributed energy resources.

External Collaborators

  • Prof. Gareth Harrison, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Dr Luis Ochoa, University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr Chris Dent, Durham University, UK
  • Dr Peter Meibom, Riso National Laboratory, Denmark
  • Dr Eleanor Denny, Trinity College Dublin
  • Mr Mark McGranaghan, Electric Power Research Institure, USA

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Publications


Local and Remote Estimations Using Fitted Polynomials in Distribution Systems

Conor Murphy, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 18/10/2016

Synchronizing Torque Impacts on Rotor Speed in Power Systems

Mostafa Bakhtvar, Eknath Vittal, Kuan Zheng, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on published on 16/08/2016

Allocation of wind capacity subject to long term voltage stability constraints

Mostafa Bakhtvar, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on published on 11/08/2015

Optimised Voltage Control for Distributed Generation

Conor Murphy, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Eindhoven, Netherlands published on 01/07/2015

Residential Load Modeling of Price Based Demand Response for Network Impact Studies

Killian McKenna, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid published on 10/06/2015

Visualizing the Electrical Structure of Power Systems

Paul Cuffe, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper IEEE Systems Journal published on 15/05/2015

Discrete Elastic Residential Load Response under Variable Pricing Schemes

Killian McKenna, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Istanbul, Turkey, 12-15 Oct. 2014 published on 12/10/2014

Multi-Period Three-Phase Unbalanced Optimal Power Flow

Alison O'Connell, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Istanbul, Turkey,12-15 Oct. 2014 published on 12/10/2014

Comparison of Wind Turbine/Generator Configurations for Future Offshore Wind Farms

R. Meere, T. O’Donnell and A. Keane ,
Conference Paper DIT, Dublin published on 01/10/2013

Rolling Multi-Period Optimisation to Control Electric Vehicle Charging in Distribution Networks

Alison O’Connell, Damian Flynn, Andrew Keane ,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 05/09/2013

Capability Chart for Distributed Reactive Power Resources

Paul Cuffe, Paul Smith, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 01/09/2013

Identification of Critical Wind Farm Locations for Improved Stability and System Planning

Eknath Vittal, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 01/08/2013

Optimisation of Wind Farm Reactive Power for Congestion Management

Conor Murphy, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Grenoble published on 16/06/2013

Impact of electric vehicles charging on residential distribution networks: an Irish demonstration initiative

Peter Richardson, Michael Moran, Jason Taylor, Arindam Maitra, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Stockholm, Sweden, 10-13 June 2013 published on 01/06/2013

Unit Commitment Considering Regional Synchronous Reactive Power Requirements: Costs and Effects

Paul Cuffe, Eamonn Lannoye, Andrew Keane, Aidan Tuohy,
Conference Paper Lisbon published on 13/11/2012

VSC-HVDC Link to Support Voltage/Frequency Fluctuations for Variable Speed Wind Turbines for Grid Connection

R. Meere, M. O’’Malley and A. Keane,
Conference Paper Berlin, 14-17 Oct. 2012 published on 17/10/2012

Controlled Charging of Electric Vehicles in Residential Distribution Networks

Alison O’Connell, Damian Flynn, Peter Richardson, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Berlin 14-17 Oct. 2012 published on 17/10/2012

Transmission System Impact of Wind Energy Harvesting Networks

Paul Cuffe, Paul Smith, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy published on 01/10/2012

Evaluation of Advanced Operation and Control of Distributed Wind Farms to Support Efficiency and Reliability

Andrew Keane, Member, IEEE, Paul Cuffe, Student Member, IEEE, Ellen Diskin, Daniel Brooks, Senior Member, IEEE, Paul Harrington, Tony Hearne, Matt Rylander, Member, IEEE, and Teresa Fallon,
Journal Paper Sustainable Energy, IEEE Transactions on (Volume:3, Issue: 4 ) published on 01/10/2012

Transient Stability Impacts from Distribution Connected Wind Farms

Eknath Vittal, Member, IEEE, Paul Cuffe, Student Member, IEEE, and Andrew Keane, Member, IEEE,
Conference Paper San Diego, CA 22-26 July 2012 published on 26/07/2012

Reactive Power Support from Distributed Generation - Ireland’s Demonstration Initiative

Andrew Keane, Member, IEEE, Ellen Diskin, Paul Cuffe, Daniel Brooks, Senior Member, IEEE, Tony Hearne, and Teresa Fallon,
Conference Paper San Diego, CA 22-26 July 2012 published on 26/07/2012

Capacity Value of Solar Power

Roisin Duignan, Member, IEEE, Chris J. Dent, Member, IEEE, Andrew Mills, Member, IEEE, Nader Samaan, Member, IEEE , Michael Milligan, Senior Member, IEEE, Andrew Keane, Member, IEEE and Mark O’Malley, Fellow, IEEE. ,
Conference Paper San Diego, CA - 22-26 July 2012 published on 22/07/2012

Local vs. centralised charging strategies for electric vehicles in low voltage distribution systems

Peter Richardson, Damian Flynn, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid published on 01/06/2012

INVESTIGATING THE POTENTIAL TO MAXIMISE WIND PENETRATION ON DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS THROUGH ACTIVE CONTROL AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR NETWORK USERS AND OPERATORS

Diskin, E., Fallon, T., Hearne, T., Keane, A,
Conference Paper Lisbon, 29-30 May 2012 published on 30/05/2012

Optimal charging of electric vehicles in low voltage distribution systems

Peter Richardson, Damian Flynn, Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 01-02-2012

Capacity Value of Wave Energy in Ireland

David Kavanagh,
Masters Thesis published on 01/01/2012

Minimizing the Reactive Support for Distributed Generation: Enhanced Passive Operation and Smart Distribution Networks

Ochoa, L, Keane, A., Dent. C., Harrison, G,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (Volume 26, Issue 4) published on 01/11/2011

Effect of Short-Term Risk-Aversive Dispatch on a Complex System Model for Power Systems

Ronan Fitzmaurice, Andrew Keane and Mark O’Malley,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (Volume: 26, Issue: 1) published on 11/10/2011

Effect of Energy Harvesting Network Reactive Support on Transmission System Voltage Performance

Paul Cuffe, Paul Smith, Andrew Keane,
Frankfurt published on 06/06/2011

Capacity Value of Wind Power, Calculation, and Data Requirements: the Irish Power System Case

Bernhard Hasche, Andrew Keane, Mark O’Malley,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 01/02/2011

Enhanced Utilisation of Voltage Control Resources with Distributed Generation

Andrew Keane, Luis F. Ochoa, Eknath Vittal, Chris J.Dent, Gareth P. Harrison,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 01/02/2011

Appplication of wind generation capacity credits in the Great Britain and Irish Systems

C.J. DENT, J.W. BIALEK, B. HASCHE, A. KEANE,
Conference Paper Paris, France published on 01/08/2010

Capacity Value of Wind Power

Andrew Keane, Michael Milligan, Chris J. Dent, Bernhard Hasche, Claudine D’Annunzio, Ken Dragoon, Hannele Holttinen, Nader Samaan, Lennart Söder, Mark O’Malley,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 22/07/2010

Ireland's smart grid demonstration projects

M. McGranaghan, T. Fallon, A. Keane,
Conference Paper Dublin, Ireland published on 01/06/2010

A Steady-State Voltage Stability Analysis of Power Systems with High Penetrations of Wind

Eknath Vittal, Mark O’Malley and Andrew Keane,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 01/02/2010

Effect of Generator Flow Control Strategies on the Long Term Dynamics of a Model for Power Systems

Ronan Fitzmaurice, Andrew Keane, Mark O’Malley,
Conference Paper Hawaii, U.S.A published on 05/01/2010

A Small-Signal Stability Analysis of DFIG Wind Generation

Eknath Vittal, Mark O’Malley and Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Bremen, Germany published on 01/10/2009

A Sustainability Strategy for Ireland’s Electricity Network

J. O’Sullivan, J. Shine, A. Walsh, A. Keane, D. Flynn, M. O’Malley,
Conference Paper Bremen published on 01/09/2009

New Tool for Integration of Wind Power Forecasting into Power System Operation

Andrej F. Gubina, Member, IEEE , Andrew Keane, Member, IEEE Peter Meibom, Member, IEEE , Jonathan O’Sullivan, Oisin Goulding , Tom McCartan, Mark O’Malley, Fellow, IEEE,
Conference Paper Bucharest, Jul. 2009 published on 02/07/2009

Impact of Wind Turbine Control Strategies on Voltage Performance

Eknath Vittal, Mark O’Malley, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Calgary, Alberta, Canada published on 01/07/2009

Impact of High Penetrations of Micro-generation on Low Voltage Distribution Networks

Peter RICHARDSON, Andrew KEANE,
Conference Paper Prague, Czech Republic published on 08/06/2009

Active Network Management applied to an Irish Distribution Network for wind capacity maximisation

Luis F OCHOA, Andrew KEANE, Chris DENT, Gareth P HARRISON ,
Conference Paper Prague, 8-11 June 2009 published on 08/06/2009

Current Methods to Calculate Capacity Credit of Wind Power, IEA Collaboration

Cornel Ensslin, Michael Milligan, Hannele Holttinen, Mark O’Malley, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Pittsburgh, PA published on 20/07/2008

Optimal Utilization of Distribution Networks for Energy Harvesting

Andrew Keane and Mark O’Malley,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on 01/02/2007

Integration of Distributed Generation

Andrew Keane,
PhD Theses published on 01/01/2007

Impact of Distributed Generation Capacity on Losses

A. Keane, M. O’Malley,
Conference Paper Montreal published on 01/07/2006

Rotor Angle Stability with High Penetrations of Wind Generation

Vittal, Eknath; O'Malley, Mark; Keane, Andrew,
Journal Paper IEEE Transactions on Power Systems2011 published on

STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES ON DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS

Richardson, Peter; Taylor, Jason; Flynn, Damian; Keane, Andrew,
Conference Paper Frankfurt, 6-9 June 2011 published on

Impact assessment of varying penetrations of electric vehicles on low voltage distribution systems

Peter Richardson, Damian Flynn, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 25-29 July 2010 published on

Analysis of the Voltage Control Capability of Energy Harvesting Networks

Paul Cuffe, Paul Smith, and Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Québec, Canada 18-19 October 2010 published on

Analytic Loss Minimization: A Proof

Paul Cuffe, Ioannis Dassios, Andrew Keane,
Letter IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on

Novel Quality Metrics for Power System Diagrams

Paul Cuffe, Andrew Keane,
Leuven, Belgium, 4-8 April 2016 published on

Voltage Responsive Distribution Networks: Comparing Autonomous and Centralized Solutions

Paul Cuffe, Andrew Keane,
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems published on

Optimal Allocation of Wind Generation Subject to Voltage Stability Constraints

Mostafa Bakhtvar, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Copenhagen, Denmark, 6-9 Oct. 2013 published on

Capacity value of wind power - summary

Mark O’Malley, Michael Milligan, Hannele Holttinen, Chris Dent, and Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Québec, Canada - 18-19 Oct. 2010 published on

Operational Characteristics of Non-firm Wind Generation in Distribution Networks

Mario Džamarija, Mostafa Bakhtvar, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper San Diego, CA, 22-26 July 2012 published on

Distribution Network Voltage Control for Peak Load Alleviation

Killian McKenna, Andrew Keane,
Conference Paper Wollongong, 2016 published on