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Field Trials towards Integrating Smart Houses with the Smart Grid [chapter]

Stamatis Karnouskos, Anke Weidlich, Koen Kok, Cor Warmer, Jan Ringelstein, Patrick Selzam, Aris Dimeas, Stefan Drenkard
2011 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
When smart houses are able to communicate, interact and negotiate with both customers and energy devices in the local grid, the energy consumption can be better adapted to the available energy supply,  ...  Several efforts focus on integrating the smart houses and the emerging smart grids.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank for their support the European Commission and the partners of the EU FP7 project SmartHouse/SmartGrid ( for the fruitful discussions  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19322-4_13 fatcat:imedm7kyabgqnd24s6cnjvodwu

Imagining energy futures: Sociotechnical imaginaries of the future Smart Grid in Norway

Ingrid Foss Ballo
2015 Energy Research & Social Science  
A future "Smart Grid" is increasingly being embraced in energy policies as a promising energy scenario for the future, with the introduction of "smart" electricity meters being seen as the first step.  ...  Discussions of complexity and uncertainty related to the future Smart Grid are mainly taking place within a network of actors with recognized expertise.  ...  Acknowledgements The research leading these results was part of the research project "Energy Security and Technology Assessment of Power Grids" and received funding from Bergen Kommunale Kraftselskap (  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.erss.2015.08.015 fatcat:spiatgh7gbekppxlxrtygj7k5i

Smart things in the social loop: Paradigms, technologies, and potentials

Luigi Atzori, Davide Carboni, Antonio Iera
2014 Ad hoc networks  
An emerging field where social networks are being exploited is the Internet of Things, where smart objects connect to the network to bring the real world into the virtual dimension.  ...  In so doing, not only can objects be part of the human social networks but they can also build their own social network.  ...  In doing this, it exploits the resource social graph to build a reputation-based trust mechanism for the IoT that can effectively deal with certain types of malicious behavior that intend to mislead other  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2013.03.012 fatcat:jbnidqgh3fbkhjzmi7egkjfk5e

How Smart is the Grid? [article]

Ermanno Lo Cascio, Zhenjun Ma, François Maréchal
2020 arXiv   pre-print
To this end, in this article, a systematic review of the emerging paradigms is presented, identifying intersectoral synergies and limitations with respect to the 'smart grid' concept.  ...  The findings are likely to suggest the urgent need for multidisciplinary cooperation to wisely address engineering and ontological challenges gravitating around the smart grid concept.  ...  Of course, a rollout phase is a complex process, and operators have to deal with different aspects and issues ranging from logistic to complex aspects relative to the social domain, passing through financial  ... 
arXiv:2006.04943v2 fatcat:j4msv64kwzdr5dgrrzzvayvola

Smart Grids and Ethics

Tally Hatzakis, Rowena Rodrigues, Wright David
2019 ORBIT Journal  
This case study explores the principal ethical issues that occur in the use of Smart Information Systems (SIS) in smart grids and offers suggestions as to how they might be addressed.  ...  The aim of this case study is to identify which ethical issues arise from the use of SIS in smart grids, the current efforts ofthe organisation to address them, and whether practitioners are facing additional  ...  The author acknowledge the contribution of the consortium to the development and design of the case study approach.  ... 
doi:10.29297/orbit.v2i2.108 fatcat:vevhc2r7bfcfrpdz6bstizlzee

Simulating the Smart Grid [article]

Manfred Pöchacker, Anita Sobe, Wilfried Elmenreich
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Furthermore, a quantitative comparison of simulators is done to facilitate the decision for a suitable tool in comprehensive smart grid simulation.  ...  Flow networks extend the depth of established power flow analysis through use of networks of information flow and financial transactions.  ...  This development increases the level of complexity in the energy system [1] , arising from the integration of distributed and renewable energy resources, smart meters, smart appliances and electric vehicles  ... 
arXiv:1304.2503v1 fatcat:axr4hyomcfhndcbilfy3p6g45q

The New Frontier of Smart Grids

Xinghuo Yu, Carlo Cecati, Tharam Dillon, M. Simões
2011 IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine  
Ajendra Dwivedi for assistance in drawing the figures.  ...  Smart energy is about taking a holistic approach in dealing with efficient energy supply and demand from economical, environmental, and social perspectives.  ...  Through converters, several sources of energy can be integrated to the grid as shown in Figure 6 .  ... 
doi:10.1109/mie.2011.942176 fatcat:ocuonndpjbaqthsc7cd6ndbinm

From the grid to the smart grid, topologically

Giuliano Andrea Pagani, Marco Aiello
2016 Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications  
Agent interactions in the energy market and the smart grid Even before the advent of the smart grid ideas, researchers have started to investigate agent-based platform to deal with the new energy market  ...  Agents are a very good modeling technique to deal with energy markets in general and they are even more adequate in the distributed panorama of the smart grid.  ...  A Weighted power grid graph is a Power Grid graph G w pV, Eq with an additional function f : E Ñ R associating a real de netwerken enigszins kan worden verbeterd.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.physa.2015.12.080 fatcat:mxed7e27gbdghhfpv4uqot3o7a

A Holistic View on Developing Smart Grids for a Low-Carbon Future [chapter]

John W. M. Cheng
2014 Green Energy and Technology  
A good understanding of local features such as historical, cultural, resources, market, and regulatory factors that coexist with strong and consistent commitment, careful road mapping, learning through  ...  This chapter provides a holistic overview of the development of smart grids as an essential element for a low-carbon future.  ...  Volatile fuel prices and resource constrains have also prompted many countries to place energy security high on their national agendas.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-6281-0_2 fatcat:tpwneck5ibgyzhivhyakosdo6m

Systems and Control Opportunities in the Integration of Renewable Energy into the Smart Grid

E. Bitar, P.P. Khargonekar, K. Poolla
2011 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
The Smart Grid is among the most important and ambitious endeavors of our time. Deep integration of renewable energy sources is one component of the Smart Grid vision.  ...  The electricity grid must absorb this variability through a portfolio of solutions.  ...  THE OPPORTUNITY What is the Smart Grid? The Smart Grid is a vision of the future of the electric energy system.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20110828-6-it-1002.01244 fatcat:2g5namlclfclpkvdqjie2qvep4

Big data analytics in smart grids: a review

Yang Zhang, Tao Huang, Ettore Francesco Bompard
2018 Energy Informatics  
and analysis with the help of wide installation of smart meters and sensors.  ...  the customer service as well as the social welfare in the era of big data.  ...  Competing interests The authors declare that they have no competing interests.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s42162-018-0007-5 fatcat:j3hrytmzzfbmjnqh5msybplhc4

Putting the 'smarts' into the smart grid

Sarvapali D. Ramchurn, Perukrishnen Vytelingum, Alex Rogers, Nicholas R. Jennings
2012 Communications of the ACM  
Acknowledgements This work was done as part of the iDEaS project. 9  ...  ENERGY PROSUMERS Our discussion, so far, has highlighted the significant heterogeneity of the large numbers of renewable energy resources in the smart grid and the complexity of the interactions between  ...  VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS As larger numbers of actors (e.g., EVs, homes, or renewable energy providers) in the smart grid communicate and coordinate with each other to control demand at different points in  ... 
doi:10.1145/2133806.2133825 fatcat:mii5g4k4k5b3hbozoy6fs3sll4

Guest Editorial Special Section on Cyber-Physical Systems and Security for Smart Grid

Hamid Gharavi, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, Christian Wietfeld
2015 IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid  
Smart meters are also serving as the crucial interfaces through which the cyber, physical, and social domains of smart grid can interact with each other, thus facing varieties of threats.  ...  use of available natural resources and increased energy security.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsg.2015.2464911 fatcat:52qkiqc5ojfxvf67omcytwgyze

Multi-Block ADMM for Big Data Optimization in Smart Grid [article]

Lanchao Liu, Zhu Han
2015 arXiv   pre-print
Next, we describe the general form of ADMM and then focus on several direct extensions and sophisticated modifications of ADMM from 2-block to N-block settings to deal with the optimization problem.  ...  In this paper, we review the parallel and distributed optimization algorithms based on alternating direction method of multipliers (ADMM) for solving "big data" optimization problem in smart grid communication  ...  Overall, we are facing a problem in which the classic resources of computation such as time, space, and energy, are intertwined in complex ways with the massive data resources.  ... 
arXiv:1503.00054v1 fatcat:zujamza2lvhyzdkn53hjvyjosy

Smart design rules for smart grids: analysing local smart grid development through an empirico-legal institutional lens

Imke Lammers, Michiel A. Heldeweg
2016 Energy, Sustainability and Society  
This article entails an innovative approach to smart grid technology implementation, as it connects governance research with legal analysis.  ...  Results: Through an exploratory case study, we showed how the ILTIAD framework can help reduce complexity in local decision-making processes on smart grid implementation, as it allows for analytical description  ...  Authors' contributions Both authors contributed equally to the article. Both authors read and approved the final manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13705-016-0102-z fatcat:4vgvafivrve37or5r6hrjvqcxy
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