Wireless Communication Techniques, the Right Path to Smart Grid Distribution Systems: A Review

Hikma, Shabani and Norhuzaimin, Julai and Musse, Mohamud Ahmed and Sheroz, Khan and Shihab, Ahmed Hameed and Mohamed Hadi, Habaebi (2017) Wireless Communication Techniques, the Right Path to Smart Grid Distribution Systems: A Review. Proceedings - 14th IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development: Advancing Technology for Humanity, SCOReD 2016. ISSN ISBN: 978-150902947-1

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Abstract

The quality and reliability of electric power supply are the key indicators for the comfort of a society. Hence, to serve customers with high quality electricity, the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system is being used in the distribution system (DS) for power monitoring and control. The SCADA is feed with operation data like current and voltage via Feeder_Remote Terminal_Units (FRTUs). The FRTUs are capable of triggering actions to detach the portion of DS experiencing an unusual condition. Nevertheless, the existing grids do not operate at their optimal capacity due to the usage of one way data communication installations. Thus, to optimize the operation of the legacy power distribution grids, the innovation of the state-of-the-art communication techniques play a vital role—leading to the creation of smart grid Systems. This paper reviews the development of wireless communication technologies envisioned as full-duplex information exchange medium in the on-going development of Smart Grid Systems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Full-duplex, Society, Key indicator, Distribution System, Wireless, Smart Grid, SCADA, Feeder Remote Terminal Units, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2017 14:59
Last Modified: 02 May 2017 04:19
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/15546

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