Smart Grid and Microgrid Testbed

The Microgrid and Smart Grid Open source research platform can be used to improve grid integration of renewable energy sources by implementing automated analytics, advance situation awareness, and improve overall energy efficiency. Built using open platforms and technologies from leading companies, this solution is ideal for clean energy research.

Featured Technologies

  • Phasor Measurement Units and Intelligent Electric Devices
  • Distribution Grid Management
  • Real-Time Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) Simulation
  • Voltage and frequency and control loop stability analysis
  • Machine Learning (Deep Reinforcement Learning)
  • Interoperability of control code and models
  • Multi-Agent Distributed Control Schemes
  • Cyber Security, Private Communication, and Cyber Attack Resilience
  • GPS and Network-based Time Synchronization
  • Multiple communication protocols (61850, DNP3, C37.118, Modbus)
  • Wireless communication and Software Defined Networks
  • Measure power quality and energy features to IEC, EN, and IEEE standards
  • Compatibility with the COMTRADE (IEEE 37.111) file format
  • FFT Analyzer of harmonics and interharmonics according to IEC 61000-4-7
  • Database replicator (MS SQL or Oracle)

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