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Title: Cyber-Power Co-Simulation for End-to-End Synchrophasor Network Analysis and Applications

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The resiliency, reliability and security of the next generation cyber-power smart grid depend upon efficiently leveraging advanced communication and computing technologies. Also, developing real-time data-driven applications is critical to enable wide-area monitoring and control of the cyber-power grid given high-resolution data from Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs). North American Synchrophasor Initiative Network (NASPlnet) provides guidance for PMU data exchanges. With the advancement in networking and grid operation, it is necessary to evaluate the performance of different data flow architectures suggested by NASPInet and analyze the impact on applications. Therefore, we need a cyber-power co-simulation framework that supports very large-scale co-simulation capable of running in parallel, high-performance computing platforms and capturing real-life network behavior. This work presents an end-to-end automated and user-driven cyber-power co-simulation using NS3 to model communication networks, GridPACK to model the power grid, and HELICS as a co-simulation engine. Comparative analysis of latency in synchrophasor networks and a performance evaluation of a power system stabilizer application utilizing PMU data in an IEEE 39 bus test system is presented using this cosimulation testbed.

Research Organization:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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Resource Relation:
Conference: 2021 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm) - Aachen, , Germany - 10/25/2021 8:00:00 AM-10/28/2021 8:00:00 AM
Country of Publication:
United States