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Smart Grid and Enabling Technologies


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Table of Contents

About the Authors



List of Abbreviations

  1. 1. Smart Grid Architectural Overview

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Fundamentals of Electric Power system

1.2.1 Electrical Power Generation

1.2.2 Electric Power Transmission

1.2.3 Electric Power Distribution

1.3 More limitations of the traditional power grid

1.3.1 Lack of circuit capacity and aging assets

1.3.2 Operation Constrains

1.3.3 Security of Supply

1.3.4 Respond to national initiatives

1.4 Smart Grid Definition

1.5 Smart Grid Characteristics

1.5.1 Achieve flexibility in the network topology

1.5.2 Improved efficiency

1.5.3 Transportation Electrification

1.5.4 Demand response support

1.5.5 Improvement in Reliability and Power Quality

1.5.6 Market-enabling

1.6 Moving towards Future grid

1.6.1 Electrification

1.6.2 Decentralization

1.6.3 Digitalization

1.7 The transformation from the traditional grid to smart grid

1.8 Smart Grid Enabling Technologies

1.9 Smart Grid Architecture

1.9.1 Distributed Generation

1.9.2 Energy Storage

1.9.3 Demand Response

1.9.4 Integrated communications Communication Networks Power Line Communication (PLC) Standardization

1.9.5 Customer Engagement

1.9.6 Sensors and PMU Units

1.9.7 Smart Meters

1.10Classification of Smart Grid Control

1.11Smart Grid Challenges

1.11.1 Accessibility and acceptability

1.11.2 Accountability

1.11.3 Controllability

1.11.4 Interoperability

1.11.5 Interchangeability

1.11.6 Maintainability

1.11.7 Optimality

1.11.8 Security

1.11.9 Upgradability

1.12Organization of the Book

  1. 2. Renewable Energy: Overview, Opportunities and Challenges

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Description of Renewable Energy Sources

2.2.1 Bioenergy Energy

2.2.2 Geothermal Energy

2.2.3 Hydropower Energy

2.2.4 Marine Energy

2.2.5 Solar Energy Photovoltaic Concentrated Solar Power Solar Thermal Heating and Cooling

2.2.6 Wind Energy

2.3 Renewable Energy: Growth, Investment, Benefits and Deployment

2.4 Smart Grid Enable Renewables

2.5 Conclusion

2.6 References

  1. 3. Power Electronics Converters for Distributed Generation

3.1 An overview of distributed generation systems with power electronics

3.1.1 Photovoltaic technology

3.1.2 Wind power technology

3.1.3 Energy storage systems

3.2 Power electronics for grid-connected AC smart grid

3.2.1 Voltage-source converters

3.2.2 Multilevel power converters

3.3 Power electronics enabled autonomous AC power systems

3.3.1 Converter level controls in microgrids

3.3.2 System level coordination control

3.4 Power electronics enabled autonomous DC power systems

3.4.1 Converter level controls

3.4.2 System level coordination control

3.5 Conclusion

3.6 References

  1. 4. Energy Storage Systems as an Enabling Technology for the Smart Grid

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Structure of Energy Storage System

4.3 Energy Storage Systems Classification and Description

4.4 Current State of Energy Storage Technologies

4.5 Techno-Economic Characteristics of Energy Storage Systems

4.6 Selection of Energy Storage Technology for Certain Application

4.7 Energy Storage Applications

4.8 Barriers to the Deployment of Energy Storage

4.9 Energy Storage Roadmap



  1. 5. Microgrids: State of the Art and Future Challenges

5.1 Introduction

5.2 DC Versus AC Microgrid

5.2.1 LVAC and LVDC Networks

5.2.2 AC Microgrid

5.2.3 DC Microgrid

5.3 Microgrid Design

5.3.1 Methodology for the Microgrid Design

5.3.2 Design Considerations

5.4 Microgrid Control

5.4.1 Primary Control Level

5.4.2 Secondary Control Level

5.4.3 Tertiary Control Level

5.5 Microgrid Economics

5.5.1 Capacity Planning

5.5.2 Operations Modeling

5.5.3 Financial Modeling

5.5.4 Barriers to Realizing Microgrids

5.6 Operation of Multi-Microgrids

5.7 Microgrid Benefits

5.7.1 Economic Benefits

5.7.2 Technical Benefits

5.7.3 Environmental Benefits

5.8 Challenges

5.9 Conclusion


  1. 6. Smart Transportation

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Electric Vehicle Topologies

6.2.1 Battery Electric Vehicles

6.2.2 Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

6.2.3 Hybrid Electric Vehicles

6.2.4 Fuel-Cell Electric Vehicles

6.2.5 Fuel-Cell Electric Vehicles

6.3 Powertrain Architectures

6.3.1 Series HEV Architecture

6.3.2 Parallel HEV Architecture

6.3.3 Series-Parallel HEV Architecture

6.4 Battery Technology

6.4.1 Battery Parameters

6.4.2 Common Battery Chemistries

6.5 Battery Charger Technology

6.5.1 Charging Rates and Options

6.5.2 Wireless Charging

6.6 Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Concept

6.6.1 Unidirectional V2G

6.6.2 Bidirectional V2G

6.7 Barriers to EV Adoption

6.7.1 Technological Problems

6.7.2 Social Problems

6.7.3 Economic Problems

6.8 Trends and Future Developments

6.9 Conclusion


  1. 7. Net Zero Energy Buildings

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Net Zero Energy Building Definition

7.3 Net Zero Energy Building Design

7.4 Net Zero Energy Building: Modelling, Controlling and Optimization

7.5 Net Zero Energy Community

7.6 Net Zero Energy Building: Trends, Benefits, Barriers and Efficiency Investments

7.7 Conclusion

7.8 Reference

  1. 8. Smart Grid Communication Infrastructures

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Advanced Metering Infrastructure

8.3 Smart Grid Communications

8.3.1 Challenges of SG Communications

8.3.2 Requirements of SG Communications

8.3.3 Architecture of SG Communication

8.3.4 SG Communication technologies

8.4 Conclusion

8.5 References

  1. 9. Smart Grid Information Security

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Smart Grid Layers

9.2.1 The power system layer

9.2.2 The information layer

9.2.3 The communication layer

9.3 Attacking Smart Grid Network Communication

9.3.1 Physical Layer Attacks.

9.3.2 Data Injection and Replay Attacks.

9.3.3 Network-Based Attacks

9.4 Physical Layer Attacks.

9.4.1 Resilient Industrial Control Systems

9.4.2 Areas of Resilience Human systems Cyber security Complex networks and networked control systems

9.5 Cyber Security Challenges in Smart Grid

9.6 Adopting a Smart Grid Security Architecture Methodology

9.6.1 Smart Grid Security Objectives.

9.6.2 Cyber Security Requirements Attack detection and resilience operations. Identification, and access control. Secure and efficient communication protocols.

9.7 Validating Your Smart Grid

9.8 Threats and Impacts: Consumers and Utility Companies

9.9 Governmental Effort to Secure Smart Grids



10. Data Management in Smart Grid


10.2 Sources of Data in Smart Grid

10.3Big Data Era

10.4Tools to Manage Big Data

10.4.1 Apache Hadoop

10.4.2 Not Only SQL (NoSQL)

10.4.3 Microsoft HDInsight

10.4.4 Hadoop MapReduce

10.4.5 Cassandra

10.4.6 Storm

10.4.7 Hive

10.4.8 Plotly

10.4.9 Talend

10.4.10 Bokeh

10.4.11 Cloudera

10.5Big Data Integration, Frameworks, and Data Bases

10.6Building the Foundation for Big Data Processing

10.6.1 Big Data Management Platform Acquisition and Recording. Extraction, Cleaning, and Prediction. Big Data Integration

10.6.2 Big Data Analytics Platform Modeling and Analysis Interpretation

10.7Transforming Big Data for High Value Action

10.7.1 Decide what to produce

10.7.2 Source the raw materials

10.7.3 Produce insights with speed

10.7.4 Deliver the goods and act

10.8Privacy Information Impacts on Smart Grid.

10.9Meter Data Management for Smart Grid

10.10 Summary

10.11 References

11. Demand-Management

11.1 Introduction

11.2Demand Response

11.3Demand Response Programs

11.3.1 Load-Response Programs

11.3.2 Price Response Programs

11.4 End User Engagement

11.5Challenges of Demand Response within Smart Grid

11.6Demand-Side Management (DSM)

11.7Demand Side Management Techniques

11.8Demand-Side Management Evaluation

11.9Demand Response Applications

11.10 Summary

11.11 References

12. Business Models for the Smart Grid

12.1The Business Model Concept

12.2The Electricity Value Chain

12.3Electricity Markets

12.4Review of the Previous Proposed Smart Grid Business Models

12.4.1 Timing-Based Business Model

12.4.2 Business Intelligence Model

12.4.3 Business Models for Renewable Energy

12.4.4 Service-oriented Business Models

12.4.5 Prosumer Business Models

12.4.6 Integrated Energy Services Business Model

12.4.7 Future Business Model Levers

12.5Blockchain Based Electricity Market



13. Smart Grid Customers' Acceptance and Engagement


13.2Customer as one of the Smart Grid Domains

13.3Understanding the Smart Grid Customer

13.4Smart Grid Customer Acceptance

13.5Customer Engagement in the Smart Grid

13.6Challenges for Consumer Engagement, Policy Recommendation and Research Agenda


14. Cloud Computing for Smart Grid

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Overview of Cloud Computing for Smart Grid

14.3 Cloud Computing

14.4 Cloud computing Architecture

14.4.1 1Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

14.4.2 2Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

14.4.3 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

14.5Cloud Computing Applications

14.6Cloud Applications for Smart Grid performance

14.7Cloud Applications for Energy Management

14.8Cloud computing-based power dispatching in smart grid

14.9Cloud computing characteristics in improving SG

14.10 Opportunities and challenges of Cloud Computing in Smart grid

14.11 Multiple perspectives for cloud implementation

14.12 Conclusion

15. On the Pivotal Role of Artificial Intelligence Towards the Evolution of Smart Grids: Advanced Methodologies and Applications


15.2Century-old grid and SG transition

15.3AI techniques in smart grid

15.3.1 AI commonly deployed techniques Artificial Neural Networks-based Fuzzy logic-based Ensemble methods-based Genetic algorithms-based Expert Systems-based Support Vector Machines-based Hybrid models-based

15.3.2 Machine Learning Model Evaluation

15.4Major applications of AI in SG

15.4.1 Load forecasting

15.4.2 Alternative energy forecasting

15.4.3 Photovoltaic energy

15.4.4 Wind power

15.4.5 MPPT-based AI

15.4.6 Fault diagnosis-based AI

15.4.7 AI and Cyber smart grid security

15.4.8 Electricity price forecasting

15.5Challenges and future scope


16. Smart Grid Simulation Tools


16.2Simulation Approaches

16.2.1 Multi-Domain Simulation

16.2.2 Co-Simulation

16.2.3 Real-Time Simulation and Hardware-in-the-Loop

16.3Review of Smart Grid Planning and Analysis Tools

16.3.1 PSCAD

16.3.2 PowerWorld Simulator

16.3.3 ETAP

16.3.4 DIgSILENT PowerFactory

16.3.5 OpenDSS

16.3.6 GridLab-D

16.3.7 Conclusions

17. Smart Grid Standards and Interoperability


17.2Organizations for Smart Grid Standardization

17.2.1 IEC Strategic Group on Smart Grid

17.2.2 Technical Communities and their Subcommittees of IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES)

17.2.3 National Institute of Standards and Technology

17.2.4 National Standard of P.R.C. for Smart Grid

17.3Smart Grid Policies for Standard Developments

17.3.1 United States

17.3.2 Germany

17.3.3 Europe

17.3.4 South Korea

17.3.5 Australia

17.3.6 Canada

17.3.7 Japan

17.3.8 China

17.4Smart Grid Standards

17.4.1 Revenue Metering Information Model

17.4.2 Building Automation

17.4.3 Substation Automation

17.4.4 Powerline Networking

17.4.5 Energy Management Systems

17.4.6 Interoperability Center Communications

17.4.7 Cyber Security

17.4.8 Electric Vehicles



18. Smart Grid Challenges and Barriers, Critical Success Factors and Future Vision


18.2Structure of modern smart-grids

18.3Concept of reliability in power systems

18.4Smart-grid challenges and barriers

18.4.1 Low inertia issues - Frequency support

18.4.2 Moving towards full/more renewable energies

18.4.3 Protection issues

18.4.4 Control dynamic interactions.

18.4.5 Reliability issues

18.4.6 Marketing

18.5New reliability paradigm in smart-grids

18.5.1 Adequacy

18.5.2 Security

18.5.3 Static security

18.5.4 Dynamic/transient security

18.5.5 Cyber-security



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About the Author

Shady S. Refaat is an Associate Research Scientist at Texas A&M University at Qatar. His research interests include electrical machines, power systems, smart grid, energy management systems, reliability of power grid and electric machinery, fault detection, and condition monitoring in conjunction with fault management and development of fault tolerant systems.Omar Ellabban is a Principal Power Electronics Engineer (Team Lead) at Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult in Newport, UK. His research activities focus on Compound Semiconductor Applications, renewable energies integration, smart grid, power electronics converters design and control for various applications, and electric vehicles. Sertac Bayhan currently works at the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Qatar, as a Senior Scientist. Sertac received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2008 and 2012, respectively. Haitham Abu-Rub is Professor at Texas A&M University at Qatar, and is the Managing Director of the Smart Grid Center at the same university. His research interests include energy conversion systems, including electric drives, power electronic converters, renewable energy, and smart grid. Frede Blaabjerg is Professor of Power Electronics and Drives at Aalborg University in Denmark. His research interests include power electronics and its applications such as in wind turbines, PV systems, reliability, harmonics, and adjustable speed drives. Miroslav M. Begovic is Carolyn S. and Tommie E. Lohman '59 Professor at Texas A&M University in the United States. He is Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests include the monitoring, analysis, and control of power systems, as well as the development and applications of renewable and sustainable energy systems.

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