Publish Date : 11th September, 2018
United International University won the 1st place at “Inter University Innovation Contest” of the Power and Energy Week 2018, organized by the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources.
Shahriar Ahmed Chowdhury, Director, Centre for Energy Research of United International University was the team leader and principal investigator of the award winning innovation project “Demand Response Enabled Smart Grid”. He received the prize from the Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith at the closing ceremony of three-day long event on September 8, 2018.
This innovative project will stabilise the national electricity grid by automatic load side management and it will detect electricity theft and send messages to the Utility Service Providers. Besides it will protect any vulnerability of the grid due to the injection of fluctuating renewable energy power to the national grid.