The wide area measurement system (WAMS) is gradually becoming an important guarantee of security and stability in smart transmission grids. In the utility industry, WAMS is sometimes referred to as a PMU (phasor measurement unit) network, as synchronized PMUs are the most crucial elements in collecting real-time monitoring information. A PMU network provides much better observability and controllability in smart grid operations. However, like any other physical system, a PMU network itself can fail. The consequences of PMU network failure are serious and can include a large blackout. Therefore, the reliability of PMU networks should be quantitatively evaluated and assured.
Quantifying the Reliability of a PMU Network
Posted: 14 Jun 2014
Authors:Wenyuan Li and Yang Wang
Primary Committee:IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
Sponsoring Society Members: Free
IEEE Members: $5.00
Please sign in at the top of the page. If you are not an IEEE member, please create a free account to make a purchase or become a society member to have access to all materials for free.
IEEE 2030.5 Revision Review & the GREAT-DR Use Case : Session 4 presented by Ravi Subramaniam - Ed Prod
Slides for Session 4- IEEE 2030.5 Revision Review & the GREAT-DR Use Case presented by Ravi Subramaniam
IEEE 2030.5 Revision Review & the GREAT-DR Use Case : Session 3 presented by Raed Abdullah, Javad Fattahi - Ed Prod
Slides for Session 3- IEEE 2030.5 Revision Review & the GREAT-DR Use Case presented by Raed Abdullah & Javad Fattahi
Interview with Manimaran Govindarasu - Cybersecurity for the Smart Grid: Challenges and R&D Directions