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# IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid

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Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):C1 - 1066
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid publication information

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): C2
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• ### Cost-Benefit Analyses of Active Distribution Network Management, Part I: Annual Benefit Analysis

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1067 - 1074
Cited by:  Papers (24)
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With more and more renewable energy generation (REG) connections, busbar voltage violation and line overloading problems may occur for some parts of a distribution network. However, building new circuits to accommodate REG may have high monetary and environmental costs. This paper considers distribution automation as a supplementary scheme to traditional primary asset investments and analyzes the ... View full abstract»

• ### Cost-Benefit Analyses of Active Distribution Network Management, Part II: Investment Reduction Analysis

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1075 - 1081
Cited by:  Papers (19)
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Based on the traditional network expansion planning formulation, a new formulation is built by taking into consideration the curtailment of renewable energy generation (REG), e.g., wind farm generation. The objective is to minimize the total cost of building new circuits and to curtail the output of REG generation. Loss in REG generation curtailment is computed according to its annual output durat... View full abstract»

• ### Islanding and Power Quality Disturbance Detection in Grid-Connected Hybrid Power System Using Wavelet and $S$-Transform

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1082 - 1094
Cited by:  Papers (50)
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In this paper, comparative study between wavelet transform (WT) and S-transform (ST) based on extracted features for detection of islanding and power quality (PQ) disturbances in hybrid distributed generation (DG) system is presented. The hybrid system consists of DG resources like photovoltaic, fuel cell, and wind energy systems connected to grid. The negative sequence component of the vol... View full abstract»

• ### Optimal Scheduling for Charging and Discharging of Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1095 - 1105
Cited by:  Papers (179)
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The vehicle electrification will have a significant impact on the power grid due to the increase in electricity consumption. It is important to perform intelligent scheduling for charging and discharging of electric vehicles (EVs). However, there are two major challenges in the scheduling problem. First, it is challenging to find the globally optimal scheduling solution which can minimize the tota... View full abstract»

• ### Protection Technique for Complex Distribution Smart Grid Using Wireless Token Ring Protocol

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1106 - 1118
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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Distributed generation is expected to increase sharply as more and more renewable are integrated to power system with the realization of smart grid, consequently complex distribution smart grid is given. The traditional protection devices cannot be able to protect complex power system configuration due to many fault current loops will feed the fault point. Relays based on standalone decisions cann... View full abstract»

• ### The Control and Analysis of Self-Healing Urban Power Grid

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1119 - 1129
Cited by:  Papers (22)
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In this paper, the concept and system structure of the self-healing urban power grid (UPG) are presented. The proposed method has five operating states and four subcontrols, which are emergency control, restorative control, corrective control and preventive control. The entire self-healing UPG is controlled by the multiagent system (MAS). The agent system has three layers, each of which comprises ... View full abstract»

• ### Efficient Communication of Sensors Monitoring Overhead Transmission Lines

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1130 - 1136
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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It is foreseen that a future smart grid has to handle more dynamic and distributed electricity supply and consumption. In that case, a robust automation system becomes essential. To monitor the status of the power system, a large amount of sensors are deployed in both the transmission grid and distribution grid. The sensors generate massive amount of data periodically for automation. This paper st... View full abstract»

• ### Neural Networks to Improve Distribution State Estimation—Volt Var Control Performances

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1137 - 1144
Cited by:  Papers (22)
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Distribution systems must be ready to face upcoming technical and economic constraints: increase of Distributed Generation (DG) connections, changes in network losses and voltage profiles, among others. In this context, new centralized automation functions in distribution system control centers are needed in order to ensure the control of both distribution network and connected DGs. Consequently, ... View full abstract»

• ### Incorporating Demand Response With Spinning Reserve to Realize an Adaptive Frequency Restoration Plan for System Contingencies

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1145 - 1153
Cited by:  Papers (25)
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Demand response (DR) is considered to be one of the most incentive smart grid functions to enhance power system reliability and control. For the purpose of system security, DR has been utilized to deal with contingent events. In this way, load shedding conducted by the DR program is no longer sorely considered as the last defense line to save system frequency, it should be considered as part of th... View full abstract»

• ### Fully Distributed State Estimation for Wide-Area Monitoring Systems

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1154 - 1169
Cited by:  Papers (93)
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This paper presents a fully distributed state estimation algorithm for wide-area monitoring in power systems. Through iterative information exchange with designated neighboring control areas, all the balancing authorities (control areas) can achieve an unbiased estimate of the entire power system's state. In comparison with existing hierarchical or distributed state estimation methods, the novelty... View full abstract»

• ### Advanced Demand Side Management for the Future Smart Grid Using Mechanism Design

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1170 - 1180
Cited by:  Papers (165)
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In the future smart grid, both users and power companies can potentially benefit from the economical and environmental advantages of smart pricing methods to more effectively reflect the fluctuations of the wholesale price into the customer side. In addition, smart pricing can be used to seek social benefits and to implement social objectives. To achieve social objectives, the utility company may ... View full abstract»

• ### A Fast Gauss-Newton Algorithm for Islanding Detection in Distributed Generation

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1181 - 1191
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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The paper presents a new Fast Gauss-Newton algorithm (FGNWA) for the detection of islanding condition in distributed generation systems (DGs) when they are disconnected from the main supply system or there are small load unbalances in the distribution network. During islanding conditions power system parameters like frequency, voltage magnitude, phase change, total harmonic distortion, and various... View full abstract»

• ### Development and Assessment of a Wireless Sensor and Actuator Network for Heating and Cooling Loads

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1192 - 1202
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This paper describes a wireless sensor-actuator network to monitor and manage thermostatically controlled loads, mainly heating and cooling loads, which accounts for around 50% of the residential electricity consumption. A decentralized system is proposed to modify the electrical power demand according to a target demand profile and a set of prefixed constraints, maintaining minimum comfort levels... View full abstract»

• ### Network Impacts and Cost Savings of Controlled EV Charging

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1203 - 1212
Cited by:  Papers (67)
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This paper investigates the distribution system impacts of electric vehicle (EV) charging. The analysis is based on a large number of operational distribution networks in The Netherlands. Future load profiles have been constructed by adding different EV charging profiles to household loads and solving the power flows to assess the network impacts on various network levels. The results indicate tha... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling, Analysis, and Stabilization of Converter-Fed AC Microgrids With High Penetration of Converter-Interfaced Loads

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1213 - 1225
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This paper addresses ac microgrid stability under high penetration of converter-interfaced loads (CILs). According to the Nyquist admittance ratio criterion, destabilizing interaction dynamics are yielded among the interfacing voltage-source inverter (VSI) of the ac microgrid and CILs. Active stabilization techniques are proposed to maintain the overall system stability from the VSI side using adm... View full abstract»

• ### Voltage/VAR Control in Distribution Networks via Reactive Power Injection Through Distributed Generators

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1226 - 1234
Cited by:  Papers (57)
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This paper demonstrates how reactive power injection from distributed generators can be used to mitigate the voltage/VAR control problem of a distribution network. Firstly, power flow equations are formulated with arbitrarily located distributed generators in the network. Since reactive power injection is limited by economic viability and power electronics interface, we formulate voltage/VAR contr... View full abstract»

• ### Reliability Evaluation of Phasor Measurement Unit Using Monte Carlo Dynamic Fault Tree Method

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1235 - 1243
Cited by:  Papers (25)
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Reliability evaluation of phasor measurement unit (PMU) is a primary key element in the reliability evaluation of wide-area monitoring system (WAMS). In this paper, a comprehensive reliability evaluation method based on Monte Carlo dynamic fault tree (MCDFT) analysis is proposed to conduct the reliability evaluation on PMU. The reliability model of PMU is constructed using dynamic fault tree model... View full abstract»

• ### Demand Side Management in Smart Grid Using Heuristic Optimization

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1244 - 1252
Cited by:  Papers (236)
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Demand side management (DSM) is one of the important functions in a smart grid that allows customers to make informed decisions regarding their energy consumption, and helps the energy providers reduce the peak load demand and reshape the load profile. This results in increased sustainability of the smart grid, as well as reduced overall operational cost and carbon emission levels. Most of the exi... View full abstract»

• ### Supplementary Load Frequency Control by Use of a Number of Both Electric Vehicles and Heat Pump Water Heaters

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1253 - 1262
Cited by:  Papers (76)
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A large integration of renewable energy sources such as wind power generation and photovoltaic generation causes some problems in power systems, e.g., distribution voltage rise and frequency fluctuation. Battery energy storage system (BESS) is one of the effective solutions to these problems. Due to a high cost of the BESS, an application of controllable loads such as electric vehicle (EV) and hea... View full abstract»

• ### An Evaluation of the HVAC Load Potential for Providing Load Balancing Service

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1263 - 1270
Cited by:  Papers (132)
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This paper investigates the potential of providing intra-hour load balancing services using aggregated heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) loads. A directload control algorithm is presented. A temperature-priority-list method is used to dispatch the HVAC loads optimally to maintain customer-desired indoor temperatures and load diversity. Realistic intra-hour load balancing signals ar... View full abstract»

• ### Hourly Coordination of Electric Vehicle Operation and Volatile Wind Power Generation in SCUC

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1271 - 1279
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In this paper, the coordinated integration of aggregated plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) fleets and renewable energy sources (wind energy) in power systems is studied by stochastic security-constrained unit commitment (Stochastic SCUC) model, which minimizes the expected grid operation cost while considering the random behavior of the many PEVs. PEVs are mobile and distributed devices with deferrab... View full abstract»

• ### A Distributed Demand Response Algorithm and Its Application to PHEV Charging in Smart Grids

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1280 - 1290
Cited by:  Papers (137)
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This paper proposes a distributed framework for demand response and user adaptation in smart grid networks. In particular, we borrow the concept of congestion pricing in Internet traffic control and show that pricing information is very useful to regulate user demand and hence balance network load. User preference is modeled as a willingness to pay parameter which can be seen as an indicator of di... View full abstract»

• ### A Flexible Control Strategy for Grid-Connected and Islanded Microgrids With Enhanced Stability Using Nonlinear Microgrid Stabilizer

Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1291 - 1301
Cited by:  Papers (45)
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The energy sector is moving into the era of distributed generation (DG) and microgrids (MGs). The stability and operation aspects of converter-dominated DG MGs, however, are faced by many challenges. Important among these, are: 1) the absence of physical inertia; 2) comparable size of power converters; 3) mutual interactions among generators; 4) islanding detection delays; and 5) large sudden dist... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

The IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid is a cross disciplinary and internationally archival journal aimed at disseminating results of research on smart grid that relates to, arises from, or deliberately influences energy generation, transmission, distribution and delivery. The journal publishes original research on theories and development on principles of smart grid technologies and systems. The Transactions also welcomes manuscripts on design, implementation and evaluation of power systems that are affected by smart grid. Surveys of existing work on smart grid may also be considered for publication when they propose a new viewpoint on history and a challenging perspective on the future of smart grid.

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## Meet Our Editors

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Jianhui Wang
Argonne National Laboratory