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Behind the Meter—Distributed Load Control Strategies [About This Issue]

Mohammad Shahidehpour
2021 IEEE Electrification Magazine  
The proposed microgrid design strategy will result in a lower cost and improved resilience, reliability, and power quality.  ...  Using a concurrent engineering philosophy, this column introduces control co-design techniques for microgrids that consider dynamic subsystem interactions and control systems from the very beginning of  ...  The implementation of these strategies in the Catena case study in 2020 resulted in a monthly peak power reduction of 13.09% through peak shaving and a monthly average of 479 h of frequency regulation  ... 
doi:10.1109/mele.2021.3093534 fatcat:xmgp4fmgknfypdywhexecvd6xm

Enabling resilient distributed power sharing in networked microgrids through software defined networking

Lingyu Ren, Yanyuan Qin, Yan Li, Peng Zhang, Bing Wang, Peter B. Luh, Song Han, Taofeek Orekan, Tao Gong
2018 Applied Energy  
integrated NMGs capable of achieving the desired resiliency, elasticity and efficiency.  ...  h i g h l i g h t s An SDN-enabled control and communication architecture is established for NMGs. A resilient distributed power sharing control strategy is devised for NMGs.  ...  Acknowledgement This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. 1647209 and 1611095.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.06.006 fatcat:nad6dilyb5eg5f5gmkx7efffhe

A Comprehensive Review of Cybersecurity in Inverter-based Smart Power System amid the Boom of Renewable Energy

Nguyen Duc Tuyen, Nguyen Sy Quan, Vo Ba Linh, Tuyen V. Vu, Goro Fujita
2022 IEEE Access  
The blossom of renewable energy worldwide and its uncertain nature have driven the need for a more intelligent power system with the deep integration of smart power electronics.  ...  However, due to the deep information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure implementation that most inverter-based smart power systems tend to have, they are vulnerable to severe external threats  ...  the drafting of this study, also special thanks to Hoang Nhat for his help in designing and drawing beautiful figures for this journal and Le Ngoc Dung for his help in data analysis and classification  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3163551 fatcat:adylc72usbenzb6awm3pyqiyri

On the Assessment of Cyber Risks and Attack Surfaces in a Real-Time Co-Simulation Cybersecurity Testbed for Inverter-Based Microgrids

Kirti Gupta, Subham Sahoo, Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi, Frede Blaabjerg, Petar Popovski
2021 Energies  
This research work presents a detailed study of the development of a real-time co-simulation testbed for inverter-based MGs.  ...  The integration of variable distributed generations (DGs) and loads in microgrids (MGs) has made the reliance on communication systems inevitable for information exchange in both control and protection  ...  on distributed control TCP/IP RTDS 2014: [25] Greenbench (RT Co-Simulation) Cybersecurity Impact study on power system dynamics TCP/UDP PSCAD, OMNeT++ 2015: [18] Physical Co-Simulation  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14164941 fatcat:65thw4l3mncp5d4f43uqfset5y

Operational Resilience of Nuclear-Renewable Integrated-Energy Microgrids

Bikash Poudel, Linyu Lin, Tyler Phillips, Shannon Eggers, Vivek Agarwal, Timothy McJunkin
2022 Energies  
The RAM values calculated along the operational simulation reflect the system resilience in real time and can be used to supervise the microgrid operation and reactor's autonomous control.  ...  A framework is developed to assess the operational resilience of SMR-DER microgrids in terms of system adaptive real-power capacity quantified as a response area metric (RAM).  ...  a case study performed in a modified Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)-30 bus system (the results discussed include operational quasi-static and dynamic simulations for a 30-day  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15030789 fatcat:niti4fbcgzh35ofxq56lhtkf5m

Building a testing environment for SDN networks analysis for electrical grid applications

Toni Cantero Gubert, Alba Colet, Pol Paradell, J.L. Domínguez-García
2020 Zenodo  
Cyberattacks are becoming a serious thread for power systems; its prevention is gaining attention and needs to be better understood by developers, technology providers and network operators among others  ...  To this aim, such laboratory must include two flexible networks (i.e. communications and electrical) which are completely integrated and allow to identify the impact of one into the other.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 833955.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3930465 fatcat:zd3h5e3vgraxhfefxpo46leroq

Integration of flow battery for resilience enhancement of advanced distribution grids

Mayank Panwar, Sayonsom Chanda, Manish Mohanpurkar, Yusheng Luo, Fernando Dias, Rob Hovsapian, Anurag K. Srivastava
2019 International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems  
Key contributions include enhancement of resilience of distribution grids using energy storage system under dynamic operating conditions.  ...  Several other definitions of resilience as applied to power grids are accounted below [12]: M. Panwar, et al.  ...  Acknowledgements Funding: This work was supported by the Water Power Technologies Office, Department of Energy under the contract DE-AC07-05ID14517.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijepes.2019.01.024 fatcat:fxu7vextabhtjfckbfiq2qukz4

A review of microgrid development in the United States – A decade of progress on policies, demonstrations, controls, and software tools

Wei Feng, Ming Jin, Xu Liu, Yi Bao, Chris Marnay, Cheng Yao, Jiancheng Yu
2018 Applied Energy  
Supported by favorable federal and local policies, microgrid projects can provide greater energy stability and resilience within a project site or community.  ...  The paper discusses trends in the technology development of microgrid systems as well as microgrid control methods and interactions within the electricity market.  ...  Microgrids are recognized as a way to strengthen power system reliability and increase local resilience.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.06.096 fatcat:m35q3xjcpfaoxlzgmclp43csni

Microgrid Cyber-Security: Review and Challenges toward Resilience

Bushra Canaan, Bruno Colicchio, Djaffar Ould Abdeslam
2020 Applied Sciences  
security in power systems from a microgrid-oriented perspective.  ...  The importance of looking into microgrid security is getting more crucial due to the cyber vulnerabilities introduced by digitalization and the increasing dependency on information and communication technology  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10165649 fatcat:xfxosnpqnnfnpkhgmd6vyrfgfq

Resilient Networked Control of Inverter-Based Microgrids against False Data Injections

Mohammad Reza Khalghani, Vishal Verma, Sarika Khushalani Solanki, Jignesh M. Solanki
2022 Electronics  
To effectively capture microgrid dynamics and also control these resources in islanded microgrids, a heavy cyber and communication infrastructure is required.  ...  Hence, the hierarchical control of microgrids, including primary, secondary, and tertiary control, needs to be developed to operate resiliently.  ...  Secondary control is a supervisory control that utilizes measurements communicated through cyber systems to capture and control fast microgrid dynamics.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics11050780 fatcat:ibpdtemh4vad3g65erifmmurjq

Networked Microgrids for Reliable Load Sharing in Remote locations of Armed Force

CPS Pasricha, Et. al.
2021 Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education  
Networking of several self-supervised microgrids is being developed with the aim to enhance efficiency, reliability and resiliency as well as the steadiness of power systems.  ...  Microgrids are generally more efficient and may provide electric power storage for emergency supply of electricity to mission critical equipment like surveillance systems, sensors, communication, command  ...  Working of the entire system and power co-ordination control strategy has been shown with the help of simulated study.  ... 
doi:10.17762/turcomat.v12i11.6145 fatcat:pwdqwsayezezdmfq7wyqpuphsi

Enhancing Resilience of Microgrids with Electric Springs

Liang Liang, Yunhe Hou, David Hill, Shu Yuen Ron Hui
2016 IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid  
Case studies demonstrate that ESs can enhance the resilience of microgrids with the proposed strategy with and without a communication system after extreme natural events.  ...  Finally, the method to enhance resilience of microgrids with ES under both the frequency support mode and the voltage support mode are studied.  ...  OPERATION OF THE ES WITH A COMMUNICATION SYSTEM When the communication system of an ES is available after extreme natural events, the interactions of the ES with other elements in the microgrid can be  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsg.2016.2609603 fatcat:7vdt7aoz6vff3n3pwjlsy6v2da

Advanced Laboratory Testing Methods Using Real-Time Simulation and Hardware-in-the-Loop Techniques: A Survey of Smart Grid International Research Facility Network Activities

Juan Montoya, Ron Brandl, Keerthi Vishwanath, Jay Johnson, Rachid Darbali-Zamora, Adam Summers, Jun Hashimoto, Hiroshi Kikusato, Taha Selim Ustun, Nayeem Ninad, Estefan Apablaza-Arancibia, Jean-Philippe Bérard (+13 others)
2020 Energies  
System-in-the-Loop, and co-simulation technologies.  ...  The integration of smart grid technologies in interconnected power system networks presents multiple challenges for the power industry and the scientific community.  ...  SCEPTRE has been used in a number of projects to capture the dynamics of communications and power systems.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13123267 fatcat:5ajye6i74rb3ho2fqkktkhwclu

Resilient and Immune by Design Microgrids Using Solid State Transformers

Mihai Sanduleac, João Martins, Irina Ciornei, Mihaela Albu, Lucian Toma, Vitor Pires, Lenos Hadjidemetriou, Rooktabir Sauba
2018 Energies  
The paper analyses from the stability point of view, through simplified numerical simulations, the way in which SST-interconnected microgrids can become immune to disturbances that occur in the bulk power  ...  as clusters of prosumers or LV microgrids, to the bulk power system.  ...  regarding the viability of the simulated microgrid, and to Prof.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en11123377 fatcat:zltmncrtovf4nk3rbzemi5rcpu

An Evaluation of the Economic and Resilience Benefits of a Microgrid in Northampton, Massachusetts

Patrick Balducci, Kendall Mongird, Di Wu, Dexin Wang, Vanshika Fotedar, Robert Dahowski
2020 Energies  
Results of this study also show that forming a microgrid generally improves system survivability, but the resilience performance of individual facilities varies depending on power-sharing strategies.  ...  Optimal coordination strategies are developed to minimize unserved energy and improve system survivability, considering different levels of system connectedness.  ...  We are also grateful to Chris Mason of the City of Northampton, Massachusetts for the data, information, and insights he offered the team throughout the study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13184802 fatcat:dfjllr6wgfawhip7urn2vdiw6e
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