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Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking

© 2013
by Krzysztof Iniewski

1st Edition Active, In-Print 368 Pages Hardback
9780071787741 0071787747

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A complete guide to smart grid networking and communications for energy engineers

With contributions from more than 30 experts, Smart Grid Infrastructure & Networking describes cutting-edge technologies for connecting the electricalpower infrastructure to modern, computerized communications networks. The book offers essential information on standardization, applications, protocols,automation, architecture, and management. Key topics such as bidirectional communication, automation, renewable energy integration, wireless sensor networks, and more are discussed in this practical, comprehensive resource.

* Demand-side energy management * The modernization of distribution automation featuring intelligent FDIR and volt-var optimization Advanced asset management * Wide-area early warning systems * The integration of renewable energy sources into smart grids * The microgrid in the electric system transformation * Enhancing the integration of renewables in radial distribution networks through smart links * Voltage-based control of DG unitsand active loads in smart microgrids * Electric vehicles in a smart grid environment * Low-voltage, DC grid?powered LED lighting system with smart ambient sensor control for energy conservation in green building * Multiple distributed smart microgrids with a self-autonomous,energy harvesting wireless sensor network * Wireless sensor networks for consumer applications in the smart grid * ZigBee-based wireless monitoring and control system for smart grids

Ch 1. Historical & Future Developments in the Energy Sector

Ch 2. Smart Grid Communications & Standardization

Ch 3. Smart Grid Applications in Energy Generation and Transmission

Ch 4. Smart Grid Applications from Energy Distribution to Customer

Ch 5. Sensing, Automation, and Control Protocols

Ch 6. Wireless Communications for Smart Grids

Ch 7. Wireline Communications for Smart Grids

Ch 8. Fiber Optical Communications for Smart Grids

Ch 9. Interoperability and Routing between Communications Technologies

Ch 10. Smart Grid Management and Architecture (Cyber Security)

Ch 11. Next-Generation Smart Grid Control Centers

Ch 12. Smart Grid Case Studies and Field Trials

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