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Five telecommunication systems embedded in smart grid applications and services

Power utilities use telecommunication systems either as a support for grid assets’ operation or as the enabler for voice communications among operating staff. The main objective of utility telecommunications is to connect remote premises and…...

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Feb 09, 2018 | Edvard

Five telecommunication systems embedded in smart grid applications and services

Conceptual Model of Smart Grid Framework by IEC

From a communication point of view, each system plays the role of either supplier or consumer of information, or more typically both. In addition to this intersystem communication, these systems consist of subsystems with specific… Read more

Feb 03, 2014 | Edvard

Conceptual model of smart grid framework

Driving Distributed Energy with Smart Networks

The smart network will set up a virtuous cycle for distributed generators and energy storage devices. It will grow the market by opening up more niches where distributed energy is economically competitive. This growth will… Read more

Jan 03, 2014 | Edvard

Driving Distributed Energy with Smart Networks

Billion Dollar Storms vs U.S. Electric Grid

Severe weather is the single leading cause of power outages in the United States. Outages caused by severe weather such as thunderstorms, hurricanes and blizzards account for 58 percent of outages observed since 2002 and… Read more

Dec 09, 2013 | Edvard

A street light and utility pole brought down by Hurricane Sandy lay on the street in Avalon, N.J. About 2.5 million customers had no power Tuesday in New Jersey. (photo by Mark Wilson via npr.org)

Are you concerned about your privacy in Smart Grid?

Modernization of the grid will increase the level of personal information detail available as well as the instances of collection, use and disclosure of personal information. Instead of measuring energy use at the end of… Read more

May 22, 2013 | Edvard

Are you concerned about your privacy in Smart Grid?

Smart Grids and The New Age of Energy

Network planning Power electronics (HVDC/FACTS) Bulk renewable integration Energy Management System (EMS) Smart substation automation and protection Integrated Substation Condition Monitoring (ISCM) Communication Solutions Distribution Management System (DMS) Distribution automation and protection Distributed Energy Resources… Read more

Apr 24, 2013 | Emmanouil Angeladas

Smart Grids and The New Age of Energy

An Overview Of Smart Power Grid

The present electric grids use the technology of 1970’s. But with the advancement in various concepts of power generation, problems associated with power outages and thefts, and also due to increase in demand, we require… Read more

Aug 20, 2012 | vinod ramireddy

An Overview Of Smart Power Grid

Smart grid deployment, what we’ve done so far

The many smart grid technology areas – each consisting of sets of individual technologies – span the entire grid, from generation through transmission and distribution to various types of electricity consumers. Some of the technologies are… Read more

Aug 14, 2012 | Edvard

Smart grid technology areas

Smart Grid Communications Overview

An electricity grid without adequate communications is simply a power “broadcaster.” It is through the addition of two-way communications that the power grid is made “smart.” Smart grid communications enables utilities to achieve three key… Read more

Jun 09, 2012 | Edvard

Solutions for powerline, wireless, and serial communications

Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid

Another source of urgency for the smart grid is meeting goals for getting more “clean” cars and vehicles on the road. Electric vehicles largely eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicle tail pipes. As part of… Read more

May 30, 2012 | Edvard

Toyota Prius

Key Cyber Security Purposes for the Smart Grid

In the Smart Grid, there are two key purposes for cyber security: Keep electricity flowing to customers, businesses, and industry. For decades, the power system industry has been developing extensive and sophisticated systems and equipment… Read more

Apr 12, 2012 | Edvard

Key Cyber Security Purposes for the Smart Grid

Smart Grid Concept and Characteristics

A smart grid is an electricity network that uses digital and other advanced technologies to monitor and manage the transport of electricity from all generation sources to meet the varying electricity demands of end-users. Smart… Read more

Mar 21, 2012 | Edvard

Smart Grid


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