Wide Area Monitoring and Control Applications for the Transmission Grid

Conference: VDE-Kongress 2012 - Intelligente Energieversorgung der Zukunft
11/05/2012 - 11/06/2012 at Stuttgart, Deutschland

Proceedings: VDE-Kongress 2012

Pages: 6Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Holbach, Juergen; Novosel, Damir (Quanta-Technology, Raleigh, USA)
Udren, Eric (Quanta-Technology, Pittsburgh, USA)
Kruimer, Bas (Quanta-Technology, Rotterdam, Netherland)

The Smart Grid is a communications-based sharing of information among the operating and management functions across the utility enterprise to improve reliability, optimize performance and energy efficiency, and reduce costs. The bulk of industry discussion has focused on distribution functions and on interaction of the distribution system with energy users and with distributed energy resources, but sophisticated intelligent wide area control of the transmission grid is also a key element of Smart Grid. This paper focuses on a centralized transmission Smart Grid concept – wide area monitoring (or measurement), protection, automation, and control (WAMPAC).