Application of Smart Grid Technologies

Case Studies in Saving Electricity in Different Parts of the World

Author: Lisa Lamont,Ali Sayigh

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128031433

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 492

View: 794

Application of Smart Grid Technologies: Case Studies in Saving Electricity in Different Parts of the World provides a wide international view of smart grid technologies and their implementation in all regions of the globe. A brief overview of smart grid concepts and state-of-the art technologies is followed by sections that highlight smart grid experiences in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe and Australasia. Chapters address select countries or sub-regions, presenting their local technological needs and specificities, status of smart grid implementation, technologies of choice, impacts on their electricity markets, and future trends. Similar chapter makes it easier to compare these experiences. In a time when the smart grid is becoming a worldwide reality, this book is ideal for professionals in power transmission and distribution companies, as well as students and researchers in the same field. It is also useful for those involved in energy management and policymaking. Presents the status and challenges of smart grid technologies and their implementation around the globe Includes global case studies written by local experts and organized for easy comparison Provides a brief overview of smart grid concepts and currently available technologies

Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grids

Enabling Methodologies for Proactive and Self-Organizing Power Systems

Author: Ahmed F Zobaa,Alfredo Vaccaro

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 1783265906

Category: Computers

Page: 264

View: 2552

This book considers the emerging technologies and methodologies of the application of computational intelligence to smart grids. From a conceptual point of view, the smart grid is the convergence of information and operational technologies applied to the electric grid, allowing sustainable options to customers and improved levels of security. Smart grid technologies include advanced sensing systems, two-way high-speed communications, monitoring and enterprise analysis software, and related services used to obtain location-specific and real-time actionable data for the provision of enhanced services for both system operators (i.e. distribution automation, asset management, advanced metering infrastructure) and end-users (i.e. demand side management, demand response). In this context, a crucial issue is how to support the evolution of existing electrical grids from static hierarchal systems to self-organizing, highly scalable and pervasive networks. Modern trends are oriented toward the employment of computational intelligence techniques for deploying advanced control, protection and monitoring architectures that move away from the older centralized paradigm to systems distributed across the field with an increasing pervasion of intelligence devices. The large-scale deployment of computational intelligence technologies in smart grids could lead to a more efficient tasks distribution amongst energy resources and, consequently, to a sensible improvement of the electrical grid flexibility. Contents: Wide-Area Monitoring, Protection and Control Needs, Applications, and Benefits (Vahid Madani, Damir Novosel and Roger King)A MINLP Approach for Network Reconfiguration and Dispatch in Distribution Systems (Sergio Bruno and Massimo La Scala)Multi-Objective Optimization Methods for Solving the Economic Emission Dispatch Problem (Balusu Srinivasa Rao and Kanchapogu Vaisakh)Voltage Security Assessment and Optimal Load Shedding Using the CBR Approach (Narayan Prasad Patidar)A Novel State Estimation Paradigm Based on Artificial Dynamic Models (Francesco Torelli and Alfredo Vaccaro)Improving Voltage Regulation in Smart Grids through Adaptive Fuzzy Agents (Giovanni Acampora and Autilia Vitiello)Smart Metering (Daniele Gallo, Carmine Landi, Marco Landi and Mario Luiso) Readership: Graduate students and researchers interested in smart grids and advanced power networks. Key Features:This book will address many relevant topics ranging from methods for balancing resources to various control and security aspects. It not only focuses on technological breakthroughs and roadmaps in implementing the technology, but also presents the much-needed sharing of best practicesIt will integrate scientific contributions developed by highly qualified international experts very active in the fields of power systems management and computational intelligenceIt will present and discuss various case studies aimed at assessing the benefits deriving from the application of the proposed methodologies on real power systemsKeywords:Smart Grids;Power Systems;Renewable Power Generation;Computational Intelligence

Smart Grid

Technology and Applications

Author: Janaka B. Ekanayake,Nick Jenkins,Kithsiri Liyanage,Jianzhong Wu,Akihiko Yokoyama

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119969093

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 5749

Electric power systems worldwide face radical transformation with the need to decarbonise electricity supply, replace ageing assets and harness new information and communication technologies (ICT). The Smart Grid uses advanced ICT to control next generation power systems reliably and efficiently. This authoritative guide demonstrates the importance of the Smart Grid and shows how ICT will extend beyond transmission voltages to distribution networks and customer-level operation through Smart Meters and Smart Homes. Smart Grid Technology and Applications: Clearly unravels the evolving Smart Grid concept with extensive illustrations and practical examples. Describes the spectrum of key enabling technologies required for the realisation of the Smart Grid with worked examples to illustrate the applications. Enables readers to engage with the immediate development of the power system and take part in the debate over the future Smart Grid. Introduces the constituent topics from first principles, assuming only a basic knowledge of mathematics, circuits and power systems. Brings together the expertise of a highly experienced and international author team from the UK, Sri Lanka, China and Japan. Electrical, electronics and computer engineering researchers, practitioners and consultants working in inter-disciplinary Smart Grid RD&D will significantly enhance their knowledge through this reference. The tutorial style will greatly benefit final year undergraduate and master’s students as the curriculum increasing focuses on the breadth of technologies that contribute to Smart Grid realisation.

The Smart Grid as an Application Development Platform

Author: George Koutitas,Stan McClellan

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 1630814911

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 220

View: 7020

This authoritative new resource explores the power grid from its classical role as a utility or service provider towards its new role as an application development platform. This book gives insight into the vision, problems and solutions, and risks of the smart grid model. The evolution of the power grid as it develops into an application-centric environment is explained in this book. This resource guides readers to better understand the primary motivation of the smart grid, and to explore how new technologies are creating a cleaner and more sustainable ecosystem for new business models to blossom. Key topics include the basics of electricity and the conventional grid structure, as well as the relationships between conventional economic models and emerging models based on transactive energy and the sharing economy. This book presents the orchestration of smart grid technologies as they are transforming the utility sector toward a human-centric grid. Readers gain insight into how they are playing an active role in the operation of the utility business as well as in the transfer of electrons. This book demonstrates how the new smart grid is becoming a distributed system that supports decentralized services through modern trends and distributed system architectures. Readers learn how grid intelligence and energy production migrates to the edge of the network. This book explores how consumers are transformed to “prosumers” of energy and providers of critical data that are dramatically changing the relationship with the electric utility business in order to enable new applications and services.

Smart Grid Applications and Developments

Author: Daphne Mah,Peter Hills,Victor O.K. Li,Richard Balme

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1447162811

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 337

View: 1274

Meeting today’s energy and climate challenges require not only technological advancement but also a good understanding of stakeholders’ perceptions, political sensitivity, well-informed policy analyses and innovative interdisciplinary solutions. This book will fill this gap. This is an interdisciplinary informative book to provide a holistic and integrated understanding of the technology-stakeholder-policy interactions of smart grid technologies. The unique features of the book include the following: (a) interdisciplinary approach – by bringing in the policy dimensions to smart grid technologies; (b) global and Asian perspective and (c) learning from national case studies. This book is organised into five sections. Part 1 discusses the historical and conceptual aspects of smart grids. Part 2 introduces the technological aspects and showcase the state of the art of the technologies. Part 3 explores the policy and governance dimensions by bringing in a stakeholder perspective. Part 4 presents a collection of national case studies. Part 5 shares insights and lesson learnt and provide policy recommendations. This book showcases the state-of-the-art R&D developments and policy experiences. This book contributes to a better understanding of governance institution and policy challenges and helps formulate policy recommendations for successful smart grid deployment.

Smart Grid

Modernizing Electric Power Transmission and Distribution; Energy Independence, Storage and Security; Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA); Improving Electrical Grid Efficiency, Communication, Reliability, and Resiliency; Integrating New and Renewable Energy Sources

Author: Stan Mark Kaplan

Publisher: The Capitol Net Inc

ISBN: 1587331624

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 644

View: 8696

This resource describes the thought behind a smart-grid system and the move away from a centralized, producer-controlled network to one that is less centralized and more consumer-interactive.

The Adoption of New Smart-Grid Technologies

Incentives, Outcomes, and Opportunities

Author: Christopher Guo,Craig A. Bond,Anu Narayanan

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 0833088378

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 60

View: 4058

RAND Corporation researchers review the current technical, regulatory, and economic context of the electricity market and theoretical benefits of developing a smart grid; discuss some entrepreneurial opportunities associated with smart-grid data; examine empirical evidence related to smart-grid adoption and implementation; and offer policy suggestions for overcoming identified barriers.

Smart Grids

Clouds, Communications, Open Source, and Automation

Author: David Bakken

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351831410

Category: Science

Page: 466

View: 8238

The utilization of sensors, communications, and computer technologies to create greater efficiency in the generation, transmission, distribution, and consumption of electricity will enable better management of the electric power system. As the use of smart grid technologies grows, utilities will be able to automate meter reading and billing and consumers will be more aware of their energy usage and the associated costs. The results will require utilities and their suppliers to develop new business models, strategies, and processes. With an emphasis on reducing costs and improving return on investment (ROI) for utilities, Smart Grids: Clouds, Communications, Open Source, and Automation explores the design and implementation of smart grid technologies, considering the benefits to consumers as well as businesses. Focusing on industrial applications, the text: Provides a state-of-the-art account of the smart grid Explains how smart grid technologies are currently being used Includes detailed examples and test cases for real-life implementation Discusses trade-offs associated with the utilization of smart grid technologies Describes smart grid simulation software and offers insight into the future of the smart grid The electric power grid is in the early stages of a sea of change. Nobody knows which business models will survive, but companies heeding the lessons found in Smart Grids: Clouds, Communications, Open Source, and Automation might just increase their chances for success.

Smart Grid Applications, Communications, and Security

Author: Lars T. Berger,Krzysztof Iniewski

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 1118004396

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 488

View: 5358

For many, smart grids are the biggest technological revolutionsince the Internet. They have the potential to reduce carbondioxide emissions, increase the reliability of electricity supply,and increase the efficiency of our energy infrastructure. Smart Grid Applications, Communications, and Securityexplains how diverse technologies play hand-in-hand in building andmaintaining smart grids around the globe. The book delves into thecommunication aspects of smart grids, provides incredible insightinto power electronics, sensing, monitoring, and controltechnologies, and points out the potential for new technologies andmarkets. Extensively cross-referenced, the book contains comprehensivecoverage in four major parts: Part I: Applications provides a detailedintroduction to smart grid applications—spanning thetransmission, distribution, and consumer side of the electricitygrid Part II: Communications discusses wireless,wireline, and optical communication solutions—from thephysical layers up to sensing, automation, and control protocolsrunning on the application layers Part III: Security deals with cybersecurity—sharpening the awareness of security threats,reviewing the ongoing standardization, and outlining the future ofauthentication and encryption key management Part IV: Case Studies and Field Trials presentsself-contained chapters of studies where the smart grid of tomorrowhas already been put into practice With contributions from majorindustry stakeholders such as Siemens, Cisco, ABB, and Motorola,this is the ideal book for both engineering professionals andstudents.

Smart Grid Handbook, 3 Volume Set

Author: Chen-Ching Liu

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118755480

Category: Science

Page: 1900

View: 2155

Comprehensive, cross-disciplinary coverage of Smart Grid issues from global expert researchers and practitioners. This definitive reference meets the need for a large scale, high quality work reference in Smart Grid engineering which is pivotal in the development of a low-carbon energy infrastructure. Including a total of 83 articles across 3 volumes The Smart Grid Handbook is organized in to 6 sections: Vision and Drivers, Transmission, Distribution, Smart Meters and Customers, Information and Communications Technology, and Socio-Economic Issues. Key features: Written by a team representing smart grid R&D, technology deployment, standards, industry practice, and socio-economic aspects. Vision and Drivers covers the vision, definitions, evolution, and global development of the smart grid as well as new technologies and standards. The Transmission section discusses industry practice, operational experience, standards, cyber security, and grid codes. The Distribution section introduces distribution systems and the system configurations in different countries and different load areas served by the grid. The Smart Meters and Customers section assesses how smart meters enable the customers to interact with the power grid. Socio-economic issues and information and communications technology requirements are covered in dedicated articles.The Smart Grid Handbook will meet the need for a high quality reference work to support advanced study and research in the field of electrical power generation, transmission and distribution. It will be an essential reference for regulators and government officials, testing laboratories and certification organizations, and engineers and researchers in Smart Grid-related industries.

Reliability Modeling and Analysis of Smart Power Systems

Author: Rajesh Karki,Roy Billinton,Ajit Kumar Verma

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8132217985

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 202

View: 2150

The volume presents the research work in understanding, modeling and quantifying the risks associated with different ways of implementing smart grid technology in power systems in order to plan and operate a modern power system with an acceptable level of reliability. Power systems throughout the world are undergoing significant changes creating new challenges to system planning and operation in order to provide reliable and efficient use of electrical energy. The appropriate use of smart grid technology is an important drive in mitigating these problems and requires considerable research activities, some of which (by researchers from academia and industry) are included in this volume: the reliability appraisal of smart grid technologies and their applications, micro-grids, assessment of plug-in hybrid vehicles and the system effects, smart system protection and reliability evaluation, demand response and smart maintenance of power system equipment.

Communication and Networking in Smart Grids

Author: Yang Xiao

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466566590

Category: Computers

Page: 325

View: 6665

Appropriate for researchers, practitioners, and students alike, Communication and Networking in Smart Grids presents state-of-the-art approaches and novel technologies for communication networks in smart grids. It explains how contemporary grid networks are developed and deployed and presents a collection of cutting-edge advances to help improve current practice. Prominent researchers working on smart grids and in related fields around the world explain the fundamental aspects and applications of smart grids. Describing the role that communication and networking will play in future smart grids, they examine power delivery and the complete range of features and services available through smart grids. The book is divided into two parts: Smart Grids in General and Communications and Networks in Smart Grids. Its comprehensive coverage includes: Management of locally generated powers in micro grids Multi-perspective service management in virtual power plants Distributed algorithms for demand management and grid stability in smart grids Electric distribution grid optimizations for plug-in electric vehicles Communication technologies, networks, and strategies for practical smart grid deployments—from substations to meters Ontology-based resource description and discovery framework for low Carbon grid networks QoS in networking for smart grids Outlining an optimum method for the design of distributed electric power supply and communication networks, the book reports on key ICT system engineering trends for regional energy marketplaces supporting electric mobility. It considers the spectrum of related topics in communication, IT, and security to provide you with the understanding needed to participate in the development, design, and implementation of future smart grid communications and networks.

Smart Grids

Advanced Technologies and Solutions, Second Edition

Author: Stuart Borlase

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 135123093X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 805

View: 9580

The latest edition features a new chapter on implementation and operation of an integrated smart grid with updates to multiple chapters throughout the text. New sections on Internet of things, and how they relate to smart grids and smart cities, have also been added to the book. It describes the impetus for change in the electric utility industry and discusses the business drivers, benefits, and market outlook of the smart grid initiative. The book identifies the technical framework of enabling technologies and smart solutions and describes the role of technology developments and coordinated standards in smart grid, including various initiatives and organizations helping to drive the smart grid effort. With chapters written by leading experts in the field, the text explains how to plan, integrate, implement, and operate a smart grid.

Smart Grids

Opportunities, Developments, and Trends

Author: A B M Shawkat Ali

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447152107

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 230

View: 6495

A Smart Grid delivers renewable energy as a main source of electricity from producers to consumers using two-way monitoring through Smart Meter technology that can remotely control consumer electricity use. This can help to storage excess energy; reduce costs, increase reliability and transparency, and make processes more efficiently. Smart Grids: Opportunities, Developments, and Trends discusses advances in Smart Grid in today’s dynamic and rapid growing global economical and technological environments. Current development in the field are systematically explored with an introduction, detailed discussion and an experimental demonstration. Each chapter also includes the future scope and ongoing research for each topic. Smart Grids: Opportunities, Developments, and Trends provides up to date knowledge, research results, and innovations in Smart Grids spanning design, implementation, analysis and evaluation of Smart Grid solutions to the challenging problems in all areas of power industry. Providing a solid foundation for graduate and postgraduate students, this thorough approach also makes Smart Grids: Opportunities, Developments, and Trends a useful resource and hand book for researchers and practitioners in Smart Grid research. It can also act as a guide to Smart Grids for industry professionals and engineers from different fields working with Smart Grids.

Modeling and Control of Sustainable Power Systems

Towards Smarter and Greener Electric Grids

Author: Lingfeng Wang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642229042

Category: Science

Page: 367

View: 5998

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.

Smart Grid

Fundamentals of Design and Analysis

Author: James Momoh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047088939X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 216

View: 8142

"A groundbreaking scientific approach to solving enterprise applications performance problemsEnterprise applications are the information backbone of today's corporations, supporting vital business functions such as operational management, supply chain maintenance, customer relationship administration, business intelligence, accounting, procurement logistics, and more. Acceptable performance of enterprise applications is critical for a company's day-to-day operations as well as for its profitability.Unfortunately, troubleshooting poorly performing enterprise applications has traditionally relied upon a trial-and-error series of actions rather than a systematic, scientific methodology.Written by the Consulting Technical Director of Oracle Corporation, one of the largest enterprise software providers in the world, this groundbreaking book frames enterprise applications performance engineering as an applied science built on a model-based foundation. Readers will discover how queuing models of enterprise applications can be used to visualize, demystify, explain, and help to solve the performance issues of many applications. The author demonstrates how these queuing models help discover the critical connections among users' workloads, hardware architecture, and software parameters.Without resorting to complex mathematics, Solving Enterprise Applications Performance Puzzles covers such important topics as: Performance Puzzles covers such important topics as: Queuing networks as application models; Building and solving application models; User's workload characterization; Servers, CPUs, and other building blocks of application scalability; Software bottlenecks; Performance and capacity of virtual systems. Model-based application sizingThroughout the book, readers will find tables and charts summarizi ng and visualizing important data. In addition, readers will find plenty of illustrations to help them better understand the core drivers of application performance.Solving Enterprise Applications Performance Puzzles offers performance engineers, programmers, and systems analysts a new perspective on why enterprise applications can underperform and fail to support businesses. It puts forward a scientific approach for discovering the underlying problems and correcting them." -- Publisher's website.

The Business of Global Energy Transformation

Saving Billions through Sustainable Models

Author: M. Larsson

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137024496

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 222

View: 5694

One of the first books to analyze business and financial aspects of sustainable transport and fuels systems and provides novel insights for researchers, managers, and politicians who work in energy and sustainability related areas.

The Smart Grid

Enabling Energy Efficiency and Demand Response

Author: Clark W. Gellings

Publisher: The Fairmont Press, Inc.

ISBN: 0881736244

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

View: 3161

Communication Networks for Smart Grids

Making Smart Grid Real

Author: Kenneth C. Budka,Jayant G. Deshpande,Marina Thottan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447163028

Category: Computers

Page: 369

View: 611

This book presents an application-centric approach to the development of smart grid communication architecture. The coverage includes in-depth reviews of such cutting-edge applications as advanced metering infrastructure, distribution automation, demand response and synchrophasors. Features: examines a range of exciting utility applications made possible through smart grid evolution; describes the core-edge network architecture for smart grids, introducing the concept of WANs and FANs; explains how the network design paradigm for smart grids differs from that for more established data networks, and discusses network security in smart grids; provides an overview of communication network technologies for WANs and FANs, covering OPGW, PLC, and LTE and MPLS technology; investigates secure data-centric data management and data analytics for smart grids; discusses the transformation of a network from conventional modes of utility operation to an integrated network based on the smart grid architecture framework.

Introduction to the Smart Grid

Concepts, Technologies and Evolution

Author: S. K. Salman

Publisher: IET

ISBN: 1785611194

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 299

View: 3568

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.