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The role of accurate measurements within smartgrids

Venturi, A. and Clarkson, P. and Forbes, A. and Davidson, E. and Roscoe, A. J. and Burt, Graeme and Yang, X. and Wright, P. S. (2011) The role of accurate measurements within smartgrids. In: Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE PES European Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies. IEEE, pp. 1-6. ISBN 978-1-4577-1422-1

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Abstract

The necessity of developing alternatives to fossil combustibles as energy sources is increasingly leading towards non-conventional, renewable and distributed generation systems. To manage the transition from the present centralized grid to the future active systems consisting of multiple bi-directional energy clients it is necessary to extend the measurement systems to LV grids. The overall objective of this work is to install real-time measuring devices at a few grid locations, and use distribution state estimation techniques to implement active network management techniques on an experimental 100-kVA micro-grid.