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Electric Power Distribution Engineering, 3rd Edition by Turan Gonen

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Chapter 15

Concept of Smart Grid and Its Applications

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15.1 Basic Definitions

Grid: The transmission system. It is the interconnected group of power lines and associated equipment for moving electric energy of high voltage between points of supply and points at which it is delivered to other electric systems or transformed to a lower voltage for delivery to customers.

Smart grid: The modernization of ...

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