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

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

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.

Cyber Physical Systems

Author: Fei Hu
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781466577015
Release Date: 2013-09-26
Genre: Computers

Cyber-physical systems (CPSs) have quickly become one of the hottest computer applications today. With their tight integration of cyber and physical objects, it is believed CPSs will transform how we interact with the physical world, just like the Internet transformed how we interact with one another. A CPS could be a system at multiple scales, from large smart bridges with fluctuation detection and responding functions, to autonomous cars and tiny implanted medical devices. Cyber-Physical Systems: Integrated Computing and Engineering Design supplies comprehensive coverage of the principles and design of CPSs. It addresses the many challenges that must be overcome and outlines a roadmap of how to get there. Emphasizes the integration of cyber computing and physical objects control Covers important CPS theory foundations and models Includes interesting case studies of several important civilian and health care applications that illustrate the CPS design process Addresses the collaboration of the sensing and controlling of a physical system with robust software architecture Explains how to account for random failure events that can occur in a real CPS environment Presented in a systematic manner, the book begins by discussing the basic concept underlying CPSs and examining some challenging design issues. It then covers the most important design theories and modeling methods for a practical CPS. Next, it moves on to sensor-based CPSs, which use embedded sensors and actuators to interact with the physical world. The text presents concrete CPS designs for popular civilian applications, including building and energy management. Reflecting the importance of human health care in society, it includes CPS examples of rehabilitation applications such as virtual reality-based disability recovery platforms.

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.

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

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.

Advanced Hybrid Information Processing

Author: Guanglu Sun
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319733173
Release Date: 2018-02-01
Genre: Computers

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on Advanced Hybrid Information Processing, ADHIB 2017, held in Harbin, China, in July 2017. The 64 full papers were selected from 134 submissions and focus on advanced methods and applications for hybrid information processing.

Fog Computing Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781522556503
Release Date: 2018-06-04
Genre: Computers

Fog computing is rapidly expanding in its applications and capabilities through various parts of society. Utilizing different types of virtualization technologies can push this branch of computing to even greater heights. Fog Computing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the evolving theory and practice related to fog computing. Including innovative studies on distributed fog computing environments, programming models, and access control mechanisms, this publication is an ideal source for programmers, IT professionals, students, researchers, and engineers.

Smart Grid Communications and Networking

Author: Ekram Hossain
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107014138
Release Date: 2012-05-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This one-stop reference provides the state-of-the-art theory, key strategies, protocols, deployment aspects, standardization activities and experimental studies of communication and networking technologies for the smart grid. Expert authors provide all the essential information researchers need to progress in the field and to allow power systems engineers to optimize their communication systems.

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

Smart Grid Systems

Author: N. Ramesh Babu
Publisher: Apple Academic Press
ISBN: 1771886250
Release Date: 2017-12-30

Electric power systems are being transformed from older grid systems to smart grids across the globe. The goals of this transition are to address today's electric power issues, which include reducing carbon footprints, finding alternate sources of decaying fossil fuels, eradicating losses that occur in the current available systems, and introducing the latest information and communication technologies (ICT) for electric grids. The development of smart grid technology is advancing dramatically along with and in reaction to the continued growth of renewable energy technologies (especially wind and solar power), the growing popularity of electric vehicles, and the continuing huge demand for electricity. This new book advances the basic understanding of smart grids and focuses on recent technological advancements in the field. This book provides a comprehensive discussion from a number of experts and practitioners and describes the challenges and the future scope of the technologies related to smart grid. Smart Grid Systems: Modeling and Control provides a comprehensive discussion that describes the challenges and the future scope of the technologies related to smart grid. It covers a wide range of topics on smart grids, including renewable Energy (solar/wind) penetration to the grid, energy storage, control techniques, energy management, and modeling of smart devices/techniques. The volume will be valuable to academicians, researchers, and practitioners in the field of power system, as well as to students entering this field.

Clean Energy Microgrids

Author: Shin'ya Obara
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9781785610974
Release Date: 2017-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book describes the latest technology in microgrids and economic, environmental and policy aspects of their implementation, including microgrids for cold regions, and future trends. The aim of this work is to give this complete overview of the latest technology around the world, and the interrelation with clean energy systems.

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.