Communication Control and Security for the Smart Grid

Author: S. M. Muyeen
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9781785611421
Release Date: 2017-04-30
Genre: Computers

The Smart Grid is a modern electricity grid allowing for distributed, renewable intermittent generation, partly owned by consumers. This requires advanced control and communication technologies in order to provide high quality power supply and secure generation, transmission and distribution. This book outlines these emerging technologies. This essential reading focuses specifically on security and control aspects of the smart grid. It covers various related topics including smart grid architecture; communications and networking features; measuring and sensing devices; and smart transmission and distribution. Particular emphasis is placed on security, reliability, and stability features. Different control aspects of smart grid are also covered. Each chapter includes examples, case studies, simulations and experimental results, making this a practical and essential resource for professional researchers and advanced students alike. Topics covered include: * An introduction to smart grid architecture * Smart grid communications and standards * Measurement and sensing devices for smart grids * Smart transmission and wide area monitoring system * Bad data detection in smart grids * Optimal energy management in smart grids * Communication and control for the smart grid * Smart consumer systems * Importance of energy storage systems in smart grids * Control and optimisation for integration of plug-in vehicles in smart grids * Multi-agent based control of smart grids * Compressive sensing for smart grid security and reliability * Optimum placement of FACTS devices in smart grids * Security analysis of smart grid * Smart grid security policies and regulations

Introduction to the Smart Grid

Author: S. K. Salman
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9781785611193
Release Date: 2016-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The concept, evolution and technologies of the Smart Grid are discussed and explained in this comprehensive introduction to the subject. It identifies and discusses the tools required to ensure the interoperability among the various digitally-based components of the Smart Grid. Additionally it covers the input of user groups and collaborative efforts within the power industry towards developments of interoperability standards. Topics covered include: communication and information technology as a key component of the Smart Grid; the fundamental functions of the Smart Grid communication infrastructure, its architecture, the expected challenges and standardization efforts by industry; cyber security of power systems; the international standard IEC 61850 and its relevance to the development of the Smart Grid concept; transforming conventional distribution networks into Smart distribution networks particularly in the USA and Europe; a discussion of how Smart Grid facilitates the integration of electric vehicles and EV charging stations; and types of electrical energy storage systems. This book highlights and discusses the necessary tools, drivers and key technologies related to the Smart Grid and, with examples from ongoing projects, it is essential reading for professional engineers and researchers and advanced graduate students interested in the topic.

Smarter Energy

Author: Hongjian Sun
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9781785611049
Release Date: 2016-09
Genre: Computers

This book presents cutting-edge perspectives and research results in smart energy spanning multiple disciplines including a variety of smart grid technologies and applications such as smart metering, energy management systems, demand side management, demand response, renewable energy integration, energy storage management, communication systems, and Internet of Things technologies. Topics covered include an overview of smart grid research and projects; privacy-preserving data aggregation in smart metering systems; real-time scheduling of residential appliances via smart meters; cyber-security and privacy issues of smart metering in smart grids; phasor state estimation using PMUs; distributed and decentralised control in future power systems; multi-objective optimization for energy management in microgrids; smart management of energy storage system and electric vehicles; voltage control integrating renewable energy sources; game theory approaches for demand side management in microgrids; overview of smart grid communications research; cognitive radio platforms for smart grid communications; secure wireless communications for advanced metering infrastructure in smart grids; internet of things for supporting smart grid applications.

Power Quality in Future Electrical Power Systems

Author: Ahmed Faheem Zobaa
ISBN: 1785611232
Release Date: 2016-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Power Quality in Future Electrical Power Systems shows how to maintain reliable, continuous, secure and predictable supply in the electrical power network. It deals with challenges such as the penetration of large-scale renewable energy generation, the advances in nonlinear loads, and increased electricity demands in the deregulated market. In addition, the book covers recent requirements for smart grids, highlighting the need for better hierarchical design with enhanced quality, improved controllability, higher reliability, and security. The book also includes novel research linking the past, present and future of electrical power grids from a power quality perspective. The book describes: * Power quality standards, definitions, and filters * AC and DC transmission, and smart grids * Large-scale renewable generation Topics covered include: * Frequency-domain power theory and metering of harmonic pollution responsibility * Active and passive harmonic filters * Shunt flexible AC transmission * Power quality improvement using series FACTS * Distributed generation systems * Islanding scenario generation algorithm * Decentralized voltage control in smart grids * Techno-economic issues of power quality * Economic robust programming for energy management systems * Future trends in power quality

Wide Area Monitoring Protection and Control Systems

Author: Alfredo Vaccaro
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9781849198301
Release Date: 2016-11-30

Wide area monitoring, protection and control systems (WAMPACs) have been recognized as the most promising enabling technologies to meet the challenges of modern electric power transmission systems, where reliability, economics, environmental and other social objectives must be balanced to optimize the grid assets and satisfy growing electrical demand. This book provides an overview of this emerging technology. Topics covered include: * Wide Area Measurement System: The Enabler for Smarter Transmission * Reliability-Based Substation Monitoring Systems Placement * System Integrity Protection Scheme Based on PMU Technology * New Methodologies for Large-Scale Power System Dynamic Analysis * A Fuzzy-based Knowledge Discovery Paradigm for on-line Optimal Power Flow Analysis * False data injection attacks and countermeasures for wide area measurement system

Economic Evaluation of Projects in the Electricity Supply Industry Revised Edition

Author: Hisham Khatib
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9780863413049
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This fully revised and updated edition of Financial and Economic Evaluation of Projects in the Electricity Supply Industry (1996) takes a broad introductory approach, covering market and environmental issues, financial analysis and evaluation and clean environmental technologies and costs. New topics include electricity trading and risk management, evolving electricity utilities and new and future generation technologies in a carbonconstrained world.

Distribution System Analysis and Automation

Author: Juan Gers
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9781849196598
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Science

A comprehensive guide to techniques that allow engineers to simulate, analyse and optimise power distribution systems which combined with automation, underpin the emerging concept of the “smart grid”. This book is supported by theoretical concepts with real-world applications and MATLAB exercises.

Wind Power Integration

Author: Brendan Fox
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9780863414497
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Science

The rapid growth of wind power and the implications of this on future power system planning, operation and control has become an even greater challenge in today's liberalised electricity market conditions. This essential book examines the main problems of wind power integration and guides the reader through a number of the most recent solutions based on current research and operational experience of wind power integration.

Smart Grid Infrastructure Networking

Author: Krzysztof Iniewski
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071787758
Release Date: 2012-09-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A complete guide to smart grid networking and communications for energy engineers With contributions from more than 30 experts, Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking describes cutting-edge technologies for connecting the electrical power infrastructure to modern, computerized communications networks. The book offers essential information on standardization, applications, protocols, automation, architecture, and management. Key topics such as bidirectional communication, automation, renewable energy integration, wireless sensor networks, and more are discussed in this practical, comprehensive resource. COVERAGE INCLUDES: * Demand-side energy management * The modernization of distribution automation featuring intelligent FDIR and volt-var optimization Advanced asset management * Wide-area early warning systems * The integration of renewable energy sources into smart grids * The microgrid in the electric system transformation * Enhancing the integration of renewables in radial distribution networks through smart links * Voltage-based control of DG units and active loads in smart microgrids * Electric vehicles in a smart grid environment * Low-voltage, DC grid–powered LED lighting system with smart ambient sensor control for energy conservation in green building * Multiple distributed smart microgrids with a self-autonomous, energy harvesting wireless sensor network * Wireless sensor networks for consumer applications in the smart grid * ZigBee-based wireless monitoring and control system for smart grids

Sustainable Interdependent Networks

Author: M. Hadi Amini
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319744124
Release Date: 2018-02-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book focuses on the theory and application of interdependent networks. The contributors consider the influential networks including power and energy networks, transportation networks, and social networks. The first part of the book provides the next generation sustainability framework as well as a comprehensive introduction of smart cities with special emphasis on energy, communication, data analytics and transportation. The second part offers solutions to performance and security challenges of developing interdependent networks in terms of networked control systems, scalable computation platforms, and dynamic social networks. The third part examines the role of electric vehicles in the future of sustainable interdependent networks. The fourth and last part of this volume addresses the promises of control and management techniques for the future power grids.

Large Scale Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Sources

Author: Antonio Moreno-Munoz
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9781785611629
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering

As renewable energy sources have reached grid parity in many countries, the key to further growth of the share of renewables in the power mix is their integration with the power system. This requires a number of technical developments, for example in power electronics, to meet the need for increased flexibility and rapid dispatch. This book explores the new approaches to meet these challenges, such as increasing interconnection capacity among geographical areas, hybridization of different distributed energy resources and building up demand response capabilities. Topics covered include power grid as part of a 100% renewable energy system; international requirements for large integration of renewable energy sources; nowcasting and short-term wind forecasting for wind energy management; solutions and active measures for wind power integration; grid Integration of large-scale PV plants; extensive use of renewable energy resources: needs, conditions and enabling technologies; DC distribution systems and microgrids; distributed energy resources integration and demand response; stochastic demand modelling; and distributed micro-storage systems at residential level in smart communities with high penetration of photovoltaic generation. This book is essential reading for researchers involved with clean energy generation and power systems.

Modeling and Control of Sustainable Power Systems

Author: Lingfeng Wang
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642229046
Release Date: 2011-11-09
Genre: Science

The concept of the smart grid promises the world an efficient and intelligent approach of managing energy production, transportation, and consumption by incorporating intelligence, efficiency, and optimality into the power grid. Both energy providers and consumers can take advantage of the convenience, reliability, and energy savings achieved by real-time and intelligent energy management. To this end, the current power grid is experiencing drastic changes and upgrades. For instance, more significant green energy resources such as wind power and solar power are being integrated into the power grid, and higher energy storage capacity is being installed in order to mitigate the intermittency issues brought about by the variable energy resources. At the same time, novel power electronics technologies and operating strategies are being invented and adopted. For instance, Flexible AC transmission systems and phasor measurement units are two promising technologies for improving the power system reliability and power quality. Demand side management will enable the customers to manage the power loads in an active fashion. As a result, modeling and control of modern power grids pose great challenges due to the adoption of new smart grid technologies. In this book, chapters regarding representative applications of smart grid technologies written by world-renowned experts are included, which explain in detail various innovative modeling and control methods.

Data Security in Cloud Computing

Author: Vimal Kumar
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9781785612206
Release Date: 2017-07
Genre: Computers

Cloud Computing has already been embraced by many organizations and individuals due to its benefits of economy, reliability, scalability and guaranteed quality of service among others. But since the data is not stored, analysed or computed on site, this can open security, privacy, trust and compliance issues. This one-stop reference covers a wide range of issues on data security in Cloud Computing ranging from accountability, to data provenance, identity and risk management. Data Security in Cloud Computing covers major aspects of securing data in Cloud Computing. Topics covered include NOMAD: a framework for ensuring data confidentiality in mission-critical cloud based applications; 3DCrypt: privacy-preserving pre-classification volume ray-casting of 3D images in the cloud; multiprocessor system-on-chip for processing data in Cloud Computing; distributing encoded data for private processing in the cloud; data protection and mobility management for cloud; understanding software defined perimeter; security, trust and privacy for Cloud Computing in transportation cyber-physical systems; review of data leakage attack techniques in cloud systems; Cloud Computing and personal data processing: sorting out legal requirements; the Waikato data privacy matrix; provenance reconstruction in clouds; and security visualization for Cloud Computing.

Big Data Application in Power Systems

Author: Reza Arghandeh
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780128119693
Release Date: 2017-11-27
Genre: Science

Big Data Application in Power Systems brings together experts from academia, industry and regulatory agencies who share their understanding and discuss the big data analytics applications for power systems diagnostics, operation and control. Recent developments in monitoring systems and sensor networks dramatically increase the variety, volume and velocity of measurement data in electricity transmission and distribution level. The book focuses on rapidly modernizing monitoring systems, measurement data availability, big data handling and machine learning approaches to process high dimensional, heterogeneous and spatiotemporal data. The book chapters discuss challenges, opportunities, success stories and pathways for utilizing big data value in smart grids. Provides expert analysis of the latest developments by global authorities Contains detailed references for further reading and extended research Provides additional cross-disciplinary lessons learned from broad disciplines such as statistics, computer science and bioinformatics Focuses on rapidly modernizing monitoring systems, measurement data availability, big data handling and machine learning approaches to process high dimensional, heterogeneous and spatiotemporal data

Control Circuits in Power Electronics

Author: Miguel Castilla
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9781849198226
Release Date: 2016-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Control circuits are a key element in the operation and performance of power electronics converters. This book describes practical issues related to the design and implementation of these control circuits, and is divided into three parts - analogue control circuits, digital control circuits, and new trends in control circuits.