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Dr Joseph Mutale

Senior Lecturer

Dr Mutale obtained the BEng degree in Electrical Machines and Power Systems from the University of Zambia. His MSc in Electric Power Transmission and Distribution and PhD in Power System Economics, were obtained from the University of Manchester in 1987 and 2000 respectively. Prior to joining the University of Manchester in 2002 Dr Mutale spent over 15 years in the electric utility industry. His industrial experience includes a wide range of technical posts at ZESCO, the Zambian National Utility, including Director of Engineering Development and Transmission Manager.

Division: 
Research
Sustainability enthusiast?: 
No
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Energy
Engagement

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Research

WISE PV

This project is associated with the EPSRC Solar Energy Hub. It sets out the scientific, technical and socio-economic grand challenge of wide scale integration of photovoltaic systems (PV) into electric power systems with particular focus on the UK.

http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/K022229/1

Research

address

Towards the smart grids of the future. Project target is to enable the Active Demand in the context of the smart grids of the future.

http://www.addressfp7.org/

Research

The Autonomic Power System

This proposal focuses on the electricity network of 2050. In the move to a decarbonised energy network the heat and transport sectors will be fully integrated into the electricity system.

http://gow.epsrc.ac.uk/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/I031650/1

Group

Electrical Energy and Power Systems

The Group focuses on future networks, with research into the design and operation of power-system plant, transmission networks, and smart low-carbon distribution networks, and the development of HVDC expertise. 

Keywords: 
Smart grids, Electric and electronics, Power system, Power electronics, Power engineering, Energy, Energy industry, Cogeneration, Energy networks