By Topic

2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT)

Date 16-20 Jan. 2012

Filter Results

Displaying Results 1 - 25 of 271
  • Don't re-invent the “Smart Grid”; use IEEE Standards to make it “Smart”

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 6
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (416 KB)

    To celebrate the beginning of the 21st century, the National Academy of Engineering compiled a list of twenty accomplishments that have affected virtually everyone in the world. The internet took thirteenth place on this list, “highways” were ranked eleventh, but the most important engineering achievement of the 20th century was the development of the present electric power grid. Onl... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Secure authenticated key exchange with revocation for smart grid

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 8
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (3)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (734 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    Using cryptographic technologies to provide security solutions in smart grid is extensively discussed in NISTIR 7628 [1] and IEC 62351 standards series [2]. Both series identify cryptographic key management for Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs) communication as one of the most important issues. In this paper, considering the system constraints and the security requirements in the smart grid, w... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Differential energy based microgrid protection against fault conditions

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 7
    Cited by:  Papers (9)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (599 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    A differential energy based fault protection in microgrid is presented in this paper. Initially the currents at the respective buses are retrieved and processed through a novel time-frequency transform known as S-transform to generate time-frequency contours. Spectral energy content of the time-frequency contours of fault current signals are calculated and differential energy is computed to regist... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Tidal in-stream generation with improved PCC voltage profile

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 6
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (575 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    While a variable speed, variable power turbine generator system is essential for maximum power extraction of the available power in a tidal stream, injection of a highly fluctuating power to the grid can result in degradation of the voltage quality. This investigation begins with an examination of the effect of injecting such variable powers to a non-stiff grid. A solution design based on a compos... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Cooperative operation and optimal design for islanded microgrid

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 8
    Cited by:  Papers (5)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (573 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    Considering the operation constraints of main equipments, this paper addresses an optimization design and coordinated operation control strategy for an islanded microgrid including wind generator, photovoltaic, diesel generator and energy storage (Wind-PV-DG-ESS). The primary design objectives of this strategy are: (i) to guarantee the long-term operation stability of the islanded microgrid; (ii) ... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Co-ordinated control of inter-area oscillations using SMA and LMI

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 6
    Cited by:  Papers (4)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (578 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    Selective Modal Analysis (SMA) has been used in the design of WAMS based damping of inter-area oscillations. In conjunction with a Linear Matrix Inequality (LMI) formulation and a polytopic model a single control law can be found to guarantee pole placement for multiple contingencies. The previous attempts have used a model containing all the ε and ω modes, with SMA used to eliminate... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Applications of smart grid technologies on power distribution systems

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (299 KB)

    Economic, political, environmental, social and technical factors have prompted the emergence of the smart grid concept. Distribution systems are arguably the element of power delivery infrastructures where smart grid technologies are likely to have the most significant impacts. The smart grid concept has driven the coordinated and integrated application of existing power, communications, control, ... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Monitoring power system disturbances based on distribution-level phasor measurements

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 8
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (1039 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    The Frequency Monitoring Network (FNET) takes GPS-synchronized wide-area measurements in a low-cost, easily deployable manner at the 120V distribution level with the data rate of 10 sps. Various advanced situational awareness tools have been developed using FNET wide-area measurements, including disturbance alert, event location triangulation, oscillation detection, etc. Since late 2010 the FDR de... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Smart buildings can help smart grid: Transactive controls

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (298 KB)

    Demand for electricity continues to grow in the U.S. By some estimates, the demand is expected to increase as much as 40% by the year 2030. Traditional approaches to meet the demand would require significant resources. However, part of the growth can be offset by making the grid “smart” through increased availability of energy-information technologies. Making the grid smart is only h... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Three-phase instrument transformer calibration with synchronized phasor measurements

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 6
    Cited by:  Papers (7)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (1271 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs) utilize three-phase current and voltage transformers to obtain input signals from which the phasors are estimated. In general the instrument transformers have Ratio Correction Factors (RCFs) which can be determined by conducting on-site calibration tests. These calibration tests are expensive and time-consuming and rarely performed on a system-wide basis. The errors... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Transactive control: A technique for widespread coordination of responsive Smart Grid assets

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (306 KB)

    This presentation will summarize work on the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. A key element of the project is development and implementation of a technique referred to as transactive control. Transactive control will provide a means of coordinating the response of smart grid assets at all levels of the power system. In simple terms transactive control may be thought of as extend... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Smart grid adds value to solar photovoltaics

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (255 KB)

    This panel session examines the challenges and opportunities of integrating large scale solar photovoltaic units into the electric power grid. As large solar PV projects (hundreds of MW) come online, their output variation due to weather changes will be visible in the generation dispatch centers. In the absence of a smart grid, the PV power plants can at best be treated as negative loads without a... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Cyber-security of SCADA systems

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 2
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (261 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    After a general introduction of the VIKING EU FP7 project two specific cyber-attack mechanisms, which have been analyzed in the VIKING project, will be discussed in more detail. Firstly an attack and its consequences on the Automatic Generation Control (AGC) in a power system are investigated, and secondly the cyber security of State Estimators in SCADA systems is scrutinized. View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Deployment of advanced Smart Grid solutions - Global examples & lessons learned

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (316 KB)

    Effective deployment of Smart Grid technologies requires well-defined and quantified benefits (full-value definition). Depending on the region, country or specific stakeholder, these benefits can be quantified in the areas of technical and business performance, environmental goals, security of electricity supply, and macro-economic growth and business sustainability development. One of the key com... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Wide-area dynamic model validation using FNET measurements

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 7
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (944 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    Model validation is a highly recommended practice that should be performed periodically since the system model is very important for ensuring reliable and economic power system operation. Currently, field data are used to validate a specific model or an entire system. An FNET-based model validation procedure is proposed in this paper. It uses wide-area measurements to correct the response found fr... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Benefits of smart grid for asset management

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 2
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (267 KB)

    Power delivery at both the transmission and distribution levels face several new challenges, including the sheer complexity that results from the introduction of new devices such as smart meters, electric and hybrid vehicles, photovoltaic arrays, and micro wind turbines. These challenges must be met while at the same time preserving the reliability and availability of the existing system. The grid... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Standards-based enterprise information management for utility assets

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (269 KB)

    LONG ISLAND POWER AUTHORITY (LIPA) operates with a business model of fully outsourcing its electric business operation, including system operation and asset maintenance. Such a model, in which LIPA has the role of asset owner and the shared role of asset manager, adds complexity in managing the data and critical IT systems needed to support both LIPA and its service provider business processes. On... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Avista's smart grid deployment

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (236 KB)

    Avista Utilities from Spokane Washington has received to ARRA stimulus grants to deploy smart grid technologies in two different regions of its service territory. The core technology of the projects is a Distribution Management System (DMS) that will enable automatic restoration after faults, active voltage and var management and remote operation of distribution equipment. The DMS will be integrat... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Cable fleet management

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 2
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (275 KB)

    Effective management of the cable system is an industry imperative. Industry-leading utilities have approached this challenge by considering cable system assets from a full-lifecycle perspective, including rigorous specification and procurement practices, high-quality installation techniques, use of tight operating parameters, use of monitoring and diagnostics, implementation of optimal maintenanc... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Multi-dimensional wavelet analysis for power system oscillation monitoring using synchrophasors

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 10
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (537 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    This paper addresses the problem of real-time oscillation detection based on wide-area synchrophasor measurements. Specifically, we propose an extension of wavelet analysis method that allows multiple signals to be analyzed simultaneously to identify power system oscillation modes present in the signals and their mode shape. The proposed method combines the wavelet ridge method with multi-dimensio... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • New technologies for transmission maintenance and asset management

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (261 KB)

    Summary form only given. TVA is investigating a new generation of low-cost, multi-purpose, wireless sensor systems that will help operators assess in real time the condition and performance of power system assets. Such sensor systems have the potential to provide a step-change improvement in the way power systems can be operated and maintained making available an entirely new set of equipment oper... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Trust research to address uncertainty in security for the smart grid

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 2
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (346 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    Perfect authentication is unachievable at the scales required for the smart grid, but we continue to design systems as if it had been achieved. Our ongoing research, using a viewpoint inspired by the concept of trust, along with results from decision theory, is attempting to provide a foundation for system design that explicitly addresses uncertainty of authentication. Although progress on the mat... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Advance controls for photovoltaic inverters

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (263 KB)

    Large-scale deployment of solar power faces significant challenges integrating into the grid. Centralized PV solar generation can be subject to intermittency. Clouds inevitably pass over solar farms, resulting in problems such as voltage fluctuations, distribution losses and reduced power quality and power balancing. The only way PV generation will integrate with the grid on a large scale is for i... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Energy management system architecture for new energy power supply system of islands

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 8
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (563 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    New energy power supply system (NEPSS) is a promising development trend of small and medium-sized island power system. NEPSS has three major characteristics. First, there is a high proportion of new energy generation (NEG) in the NEPSS. Second, NEPSS is exposed to more natural disasters. Third, autonomous operation is widely adopted in the NEPSS. In this paper, energy management system architectur... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Lessons learned and future challenges for the development of Smart Grids in Latin America

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 1
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
    Request permission for commercial reuse | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (308 KB) | HTML iconHTML

    Smart Grid is a great initiative that will change the electrical power grid. It accommodates a number of ideas, concepts, standards, regulations and new technologies that integrated are producing the momentum that Smart Grid is gaining worldwide. Several revolutionary aspects such as the change of the traditional power grid with the development of energy storage technologies together with the conv... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.