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Researcher: Hamilton, JM (Mr James Hamilton)

Fields of Research

Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics)
Energy generation, conversion and storage (excl. chemical and electrical)
Field robotics
Electrical circuits and systems

Research Objectives

Renewable energy
Energy services and utilities
Industrial energy efficiency
Energy systems and analysis
Energy transmission and distribution (excl. hydrogen)
Solar-photovoltaic energy
Management of gaseous waste from energy activities (excl. greenhouse gases)
Energy efficiency
Hydro-electric energy
Energy transformation
Energy storage (excl. hydrogen and batteries)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Achieving high renewable energy penetration in off-grid systems via low load diesel integration: a case study of King Island, Australia; CIGRE 2018
Control strategies for maximizing renewable energy utilization in power systems; Energy Systems Research
Cost-efficient strategy for high renewable energy penetration in isolated power systems; IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
Economic rationalization of energy storage under low load diesel application; 1st International Conference on Energy and Power (ICEP2016)
Economics of renewable energy integration and energy storage via low load diesel application; Energies
Frequency control within high renewable penetration hybrid systems adopting low load diesel methodologies; 2nd International Conference on Energy and Power, ICEP2018
High penetration renewable generation within Australian isolated and remote power systems; Energy
Investigation of no load diesel technology in isolated power systems; IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
Low load diesel perceptions and practices within remote area power systems; 2015 International Symposium on Smart Electric Distribution Systems and Technologies (EDST)
No load diesel application to maximise renewable energy penetration in offgrid hybrid systems; Cigre Session 2016
Status, challenges and opportunities of dual fuel hybrid approaches - a review; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
The potential of low load diesel application in increasing renewable energy source penetration; Cigre Science and Engineering
The potential of variable speed diesel application in increasing renewable energy source penetration; 2nd International Conference on Energy and Power, ICEP2018
The role of low-load diesel in improved renewable hosting capacity within isolated power systems; Energies
Theoretical investigation of combustion and performance analysis of diesel engine under low load conditions; 2021 International Conference on New Energy Research and Applications
Thermal analysis of a single-storey livestock barn; Advances in Mechanical Engineering
Utilization and Optimization of Diesel Generation for Maximum Renewable Energy Integration; Smart Energy Grid Design for Island Countries: Challenges and Opportunities

Research Projects

DC microgrids for offshore applications; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Hobart Isolated Power System Connect Workshop; Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Low Load Diesel Technology Demonstration; Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Variable Speed Diesel Application for Improved Energy Resilience and Power Security; Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Variable-Speed Diesel Retro-Fit for Remote Area Energy Resillience; Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Research Candidate Supervision