Slides for Tutorial: Session 4-Communications for the Modern Grid by Doug Houseman

21 Sep 2017
Doug Houseman
Primary Committee:
IEEE Smart Grid Tutorials
Page/Slide Count:
Pages: 26
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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