Chapter 12

Design and simulation issues for secure power networks as resilient smart grid infrastructure

O. Mohammed; T. Youssef; M.H. Cintuglu; A. Elsayed    Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States

Abstract

The increased penetration levels of renewables and distributed energy resources (DERs) result in increased challenges in maintaining reliable control and operation of the grid. Integrating a wide variety of systems governed by different regulations, and owned by different entities, to the grid increases the level of uncertainty, not only on the demand side, but also in terms of generating resource availability. This complicates the process of achieving a generation/demand balance. Renewable energy sources vary by nature ...

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