Communications for the Modern Grid by Doug Houseman - Session 4

Communications for the Modern Grid by Doug Houseman - Session 4
Posted: 21 Sep 2017
Doug Houseman
Primary Committee:
IEEE Smart Grid Tutorials
Time: 01:38:03

Session 4. Considerations in communications network design, planning, operations and outage
- Thinking about the 4 types of operation -blue sky, outage, recovery, firmware maintenance
- Thinking about who is allowed on the utility network (e.g. do you put consumer owned equipment on the network directly?)
- Physical considerations in communications design and planning (e.g. topology, weather, density of devices, etc.)
- Playing in the unlicensed spectrum -lessons learned and how to think about the impact of sharing
- The communications overlay of the grid -ghosts of communications outage on reliability and the impact of distributed computing
- Hackers and why -fail useful- is critical
- Other lessons learned

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