Smart grid technologies for autonomous operation and control

A. P. Sakis Meliopoulos, George Cokkinides, Renke Huang, Evangelos Farantatos, Sungyun Choi, Yonghee Lee, Xuebei Yu

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This paper presents a new smart grid infrastructure for active distribution systems that will allow continuous and accurate monitoring of distribution system operations and customer utilization of electric power. The infrastructure allows a complete array of applications. The paper discusses four specific applications: a) protection against downed conductors; b) load levelization; c) loss minimization; and d) reliability enhancement.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5715622
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Mar
Externally publishedYes


  • Data accuracy
  • GPS synchronization
  • PMU
  • data communication
  • optimization methods
  • power system state estimation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)


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