Smart Grid Research Group


Smart Grid Research Group


The current electric grid was built in the 1980s and it is designed for utilities to do deliver electricity to the consumers’ home and then bill them once a month. This grid is limited one-way interaction and makes it difficult for the grid to respond to be ever changing and rising energy demands of 21st Century. In order to overcome these problems the Smart Grid was introduced where we have two-way dialogs where electricity and information can be exchanged between utility and customers. A Smart Grid is an intelligent electricity network where suppliers may implicitly control home appliances to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply. It represents developing a network of communications controls, computers automation and new technologies and tools working together to make the grid more efficient more reliable more secure and greener.

There are many benefits associated with the Smart Grid like:

  • More efficient transmission of electricity
  • Smart Grid has a lot of societal benefits like- sustainable energy, reduction in carbon emission and improved customer services like such as proactive bill alerts and flexible bill dates.
  • Cost of service (operational and capital cost savings)
  • Reduced peak demand, which will also help lower electricity rates
  • Reliability of power supply
  • Quicker restoration of electricity after power disturbances
  • The aim of this research group is to develop a friendly user interface which will enable us to manage the smart home area network of a Smart Home, that is a key element of a Smart Grid and also integrate the renewable energy systems, with cost effective exploitation of the renewable energy potential, into the Smart Grid. Managing the smart home area network means decreasing the grid losses and increasing the overall efficiency of the house. It also means that we will have an impact on the reduction of the CO2 emission. One of the aims is also a collaboration with the energy industry and minimizing the dependence on the foreign resources.

    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Musić
    Assis. Prof. Dr. Jasna Hivziefendić (contact person)
    Assis. Prof. Dr. Nejdet Dogru
    Assis. Prof. Dr. Jasmin Kevrić
    Mirza Šarić, PhD Candidate
    Nedis Dautbašić, PhD Candidate
    Nejra Čišija, PhD Candidate
    Lejla Bandić
    Emir Salihagić
    Delila Hadžić
    Eldin Nišić
    Džurejdž Crnkić
    Almin Hasandić
    Fatima Mašić
    Articles that have been published in journal within the indexes as CI, SSCI, AHCI
    Hadžimehmedović, M.Pejdanović, V.Madzarevic, J.Hivziefendić; EMC Inverter Effects Within Ism 2.4 Ghz Short-Range Radio Frequency Band, Asian Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communication & Multimedia ATFECM, Vol. Vol 3, No. No 2, Jan. 2016
    A.Hadžimehmedović, M.Pejdanović, V.Madzarević, J.Hivziefendić; Frequency band electromagnetic compatibility of inverters in low power wireless technology environment within globally unlicensed ism 2.4 GHz short-range radio, Technics Technologies Education Management, Jan. 2016
    M.Saric, J.Hivziefendic; Management of the Power Distribution Network Reconstruction Process Using Fuzzy Logic, Springer International Publishing, Vol. 3, Dec. 2016
    Anes Kazagic, Ajla Merzic, Elma Redzic, Mustafa Music; Power utility generation portfolio optimization as function of specific RES and decarbonisation targets–EPBiH case study, Applied Energy, Vol. 135, 694-703, 2014
    A.Nuhanović, J. Hivziefendić, A. Hadžimehmedović; Distribution network reconfiguration considering power losses and outages costs using genetic algorithm, Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. VOL. 64, No. No 5, Jan. 2013

    Articles published in other journals
    J.Hivziefendicc, A.Hadzimehmedovic, M.Tesanovic; Optimal Network Reconfiguration with Distributed Generation Using NSGA II Algorithm, International Journal of Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence (IJARAI), Vol. Vol. 5, No. No 2, Jan. 2016
    Samir Avdaković, Elvisa Bećirović, Nedzad Hasanspahić, Mustafa Musić, Ajla Merzić, Almir Tuhčić, Jasmina Karadža, Damir Pešut, A Kinderman Lončarević; Long-term forecasting of energy, electricity and active power demand–Bosnia and Herzegovina case study, Balkan Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 3 Issue 1, 2015

    Publication that have been published in the collections of refereed conferences/symposium
    Adnan Bosovic, Herwig Renner, Andreas Abart, Ewald Traxler, Jan Meyer, Max Domagk, Mustafa Music; Validation of aggregated harmonic current source models based on different customer type configurations, Electric Power Quality and Supply Reliability (PQ), October 2016
    Mustafa Music, Nedzad Hasanspahic, Adnan Bosovic, Damir Aganovic, Samir Avdakovic; Upgrading smart meters as key components of integated power quality monitoring system, IEEE 16th International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering (EEEIC), June 2016
    Nuhanović, J.Hivziefendić, A.Hadžimehmedović; Distribution system planning using multi-objective NSGA II genetic optimization algorithm, 6th International Conference on Deregulated Electricity Market Issues in South-Eastern Europe, DEMSEE, Jan. 2016
    Adnan Bosovic, Mustafa Music, Salih Sadovic; Analysis of the impacts of plug-in electric vehicle charging on the part of a real low voltage distribution network, PowerTech, 2015 IEEE Eindhoven, June 2015
    Anes Kazagic, Ajla Redzic, Elma, Merzic, Mustafa Music; Sustainability Assessment of Measures to Meet Long-Term GHG Cut Targets for a Conventional Power Utility, 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES, 2015
    Adnan Bosovic, Mustafa Music, Salih Sadovic; Analysis of the impacts of plug-in electric vehicle charging on the part of a real medium voltage distribution network, IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, 2014
    Alma Ademovic, Mustafa Music; Compatibility of wind and solar power generation in reducing effects of power output intermittency-case study, IEEE International Energy Conference (ENERGYCON), 358-365, 2014 I Dzafic, I Huseinagic, M Music, E Halilovic; Software package for power system analysis, IEEE International Energy Conference (ENERGYCON), 610-615, 2014
    A.Hadžimehmedović, S.Kasapović, J.Hivziefendić; EMC of Inverters in Low Power Wireless Technology Environment Within Globally Unlicensed 5 GHz ISM Short-Range Radio Frequency Band, Proceedings on Electric International Interdisciplinary Conference , Sep. 2012

    Books / Book chapters
    Nedis Dautbašić, Maja Muftić Dedović, Boško Drinovac, Samir Avdaković; Analysis of a Load Profile of the Public Company Roads of Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina, Advanced Technologies, Systems, and Applications, 93-102, Springer International Publishing, 2017
    Ajla Merzić, Elma Redzić, Alma Ademović-Tahirović, Mustafa Musić; Solar and Wind Energy: EP B&H’s Experiences on the Importance of Adequate Measurements, Advanced Technologies, Systems, and Applications, 125-134, Springer International Publishing, 2017
    Mirza Saric, Jasna Hivziefendic; Management of the Power Distribution Network Reconstruction Process Using Fuzzy Logic, Advanced Technologies, Systems, and Applications, 155-172, Springer International Publishing, 2017


    1. Project
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    Development of smart plug for energy management of smart grid, Ministry of science and technology, Turkey

    2. Project
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    Renewable energy, energy efficiency and smart energy technologies to investigate the effects of the Turkish electricity market, TUBITAK-BIDEB, Turkey

    3. Project
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    Protection of Power Electronically Interfaced LV Distributed Generation Networks, TUBITAK, EU

    4. Project
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    Street Lighting System towards smart grid infrastructure to provide energy conservation and sustainability – Application in Davutpasa Campus of Yildiz Technical University, Yildiz Technical University-Other institutions, Turkey

    5. Project
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    Charging Station and Ecosystem for Electrical Vehicles, KOSGEB (Small and Medium Industry Development Organization), Turkey

    6. Project
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    Building a house that fits in with the infrastructure of Smart Network with the purpose of Increasing Energy Efficiency and Decreasing Carbon Emission, ISTANBUL Development Agency (ISTKA), Turkey

    7. Project
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    Power Management of Electrical Vehicles and Network Connection, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, Turkey

    8. Project
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    Development and Demonstration of a Hybrid Hydrogen ICE Bus, UNIDO-ICHET

    9. Project
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    Fuel Cell for Electrical Vehicles/Ultra Capacitor/Design and Application of Battery Hybridization, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey

    10. Project
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    Design and Application of Energy Management System For Hybrid Electric Vehicles With Fuel Cell And Ultra-Capacitors, TUBITAK, Turkey

    11. Project
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    Designation of Power Quality Problems That Could Be Seen in Network Integration of Wind Plants and Application of a Prototype Practice by Using Static Var Compensator for the Solution of Such Problems, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Turkey

    12. Project
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    Fuel Cell Powered Smart Energy Management and Control (SEMAC), US Department of Energy, US

    13. Project
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    Smart Energy Management and Control Systems for Fuel Cell Powered Applications, University of South Alabama, USA