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Communication, Control and Security Challenges for the Smart Grid

Communication, Control and Security Challenges for the Smart Grid

Edited by S.M. Muyeen, Saifur Rahman

The Smart Grid is a modern electricity grid allowing for distributed, renewable intermittent generation, partly owned by consumers. This requires advanced control and communication technologies in order to provide high quality power supply and secure generation, transmission and distribution. This book outlines these emerging technologies.

Topics covered include an introduction to smart grid architecture; smart grid communications and standards; measurement and sensing devices for smart grids; smart transmission and wide area monitoring system; bad data detection in smart grids; optimal energy management in smart grids; communication and control for the smart grid; smart consumer systems; importance of energy storage systems in smart grids; control and optimization for integration of plug-in vehicles in smart grids; multi-agent based control of smart grids; compressive sensing for smart grid security and reliability; optimum placement of FACTS devices in smart grids; security analysis of smart grid; and smart grid security policies and regulations.

With contributions from prominent researchers in the fields of computer, communication, and power engineering this book is essential reading for researchers in power grids, as well as for advanced students and practitioners.

About the Editors

S.M. Muyeen is Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. He was the co-founder of the Renewable Energy Lab at The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE and faculty lab coordinator for Energy systems, Control & Optimization (ESCO) Lab of the Petroleum Institute Research Centre (PIRC). His research interests include power system stability and control, electrical machines, energy storage system, renewable energy and smart grids. He has published about 150 scientific articles on these topics, and he has authored, edited, or co-edited several related books. Dr. Muyeen serves as Editor and Associate Editor for several Journals and Letters from IEEE, IET, and other publishers.

Professor Saifur Rahman is the founding director of the Advanced Research Institute at Virginia Tech where he is the Joseph R. Loring professor of electrical and computer engineering. He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE and an IEEE Millennium Medal winner. He is the president-elect of the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) for 2016 and 2017, and will be the president for 2018 and 2019. He was the founding editor-in-chief of the IEEE Electrification Magazine and the IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. In 2006 he served on the IEEE Board of Directors as the vice president for publications. He served as the chair of the US National Science Foundation Advisory Committee for International Science and Engineering from 2010 to 2013.

Item Subjects:
Energy Engineering

Publication Year: 2017

Pages: 576

ISBN-13: 978-1-78561-142-1

Format: HBK

Editors: S.M. Muyeen, Saifur Rahman

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