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Archive: Category «Smart Grid»

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… 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)

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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… 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… Read more

Mar 21, 2012 | Edvard

Smart Grid


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