To improve the self-healing capability of the distribution-level smart grid in United States, the distribution outage management system has been evolving with exploration of two complementary technologies: feeder level fault detection, isolation and service restoration; and smart meter-based outage analysis. Both technologies are essential to elements in any smart grid blueprint.
Two Ways to Make U.S. Distribution Systems Self-Healing
Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Authors:Fang Yang and Zhao Li
Primary Committee:IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
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