Primary is on the cutting edge of utility design with staff who are leading the industry in distributed generation and smart grid technologies.
Primary’s staff have been published in several industry leading publications on topics directly related to Distributed Generation and Renewables & Smart Grids.
K.A. Wheeler, S.O. Faried and M. Elsamahy, “A Microgrid Protection Scheme Using Differential and Adaptive Overcurrent Relays,” in IEEE Electric Power & Energy Conference (EPEC), pp. 1-6, Saskatoon 2017. ACCEPTED MANUSCRIPT
Gautam, K.A. Wheeler, R. Karki and S.O. Faried, “Impact of the Penetration Levels of PV and Synchronous Machine Based DG Sources on the Reliability of a Microgrid,” in IEEE Electric Power & Energy Conference (EPEC), pp. 1-6, Saskatoon 2017. ACCEPTED MANUSCRIPT
F. Sun, Y. Zhang, S.O. Faried, K. Wheeler and M. Elsamahy, “Impact of DFIG-Based Wind Farms on Generator Distance Phase Backup Protection,” in IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Europe Conference, pp. 1-6, Torino 2017. ACCEPTED MANUSCRIPT
K.A. Wheeler, M. Elsamahy and S.O. Faried, “Use of Superconducting Fault Current Limiters for Mitigation of Distributed Generation Influences in Radial Distribution Network Fuse-Recloser Protection Systems,” IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, vol. 11, no. 7, pp.1605-1612, June 2017.
K.A. Wheeler, S.O. Faried and M. Elsamahy, “Fault Impedance Effects on Distributed Generation Influences in Overcurrent Protection,” in IEEE PowerTech Conference, pp. 1-6, Manchester 2017.
K.A. Wheeler, M.Elsamahy and S.O. Faried, “Assessment of Distributed Generation Influences on Fuse-Recloser Protection Systems in Radial Distribution Networks,” in IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition, pp. 1-5, Dallas 2016.
K. Wheeler and D. Jayaweera, “Risk Constrained Placement of Surge Arresters in Smart Power Systems,” in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, pp. 1-5, Denver 2015.
K.A. Wheeler, S.O. Faried and M. Elsamahy, “Modeling and Coordination of Distribution Network Fuses Using PSCAD,” in CIGRÉ Canada Conference, Paper #634, Winnipeg 2015.
Xue (Shayla) Wang, Jiancheng Zhang. “Research on Double Modules Control Strategy for Photovoltaic Grid-connected Power Controller,” Chinese Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 36, No. 11, 2012, pp. 1674-1678.
Xue (Shayla) Wang, Jiancheng Zhang. “Study of Control Strategy for Dispatchable PV Grid-connected Single-phase Inverter,” Electric System Protection and Control, Vol. 40, No. 16, 2012, pp. 95-100.
Primary is an engineering and construction leader specializing in utility distribution in Western Canada. Turning challenges into opportunities, we focus on integrating design, project management, procurement and construction. We play an important role in the development of infrastructure for our future, accepting a greater responsibility for safety and the environment, and for delivering projects built with a quality that lasts.