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Title: Laboratory tests of IEC DER object models for grid applications.

Abstract

This report describes a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) and Sandia National Laboratories to jointly develop advanced methods of controlling distributed energy resources (DERs) that may be located within SRP distribution systems. The controls must provide a standardized interface to allow plug-and-play capability and should allow utilities to take advantage of advanced capabilities of DERs to provide a value beyond offsetting load power. To do this, Sandia and SRP field-tested the IEC 61850-7-420 DER object model (OM) in a grid environment, with the goal of validating whether the model is robust enough to be used in common utility applications. The diesel generator OM tested was successfully used to accomplish basic genset control and monitoring. However, as presently constituted it does not enable plug-and-play functionality. Suggestions are made of aspects of the standard that need further development and testing. These problems are far from insurmountable and do not imply anything fundamentally unsound or unworkable in the standard.

Authors:
 [1]; ;  [2]; ; ; ;  [3]
  1. (PE Salt River Project, Phoenix, AZ)
  2. (,
  3. (Primecore, Inc.)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
903152
Report Number(s):
SAND2007-0434
TRN: US200720%%127
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; DISPERSED STORAGE AND GENERATION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS; ELECTRIC GENERATORS; DIESEL ENGINES; FIELD TESTS; CONTROL; MONITORING; Energy industries.; Energy sources.; Energy development.; Electric utilities; United States.

Citation Formats

Blevins, John D., Menicucci, David F., Byrd, Thomas, Jr., .), Gonzalez, Sigifredo, Ginn, Jerry W., and Ortiz-Moyet, Juan. Laboratory tests of IEC DER object models for grid applications.. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/903152.
Blevins, John D., Menicucci, David F., Byrd, Thomas, Jr., .), Gonzalez, Sigifredo, Ginn, Jerry W., & Ortiz-Moyet, Juan. Laboratory tests of IEC DER object models for grid applications.. United States. doi:10.2172/903152.
Blevins, John D., Menicucci, David F., Byrd, Thomas, Jr., .), Gonzalez, Sigifredo, Ginn, Jerry W., and Ortiz-Moyet, Juan. Thu . "Laboratory tests of IEC DER object models for grid applications.". United States. doi:10.2172/903152. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/903152.
@article{osti_903152,
title = {Laboratory tests of IEC DER object models for grid applications.},
author = {Blevins, John D. and Menicucci, David F. and Byrd, Thomas, Jr. and .) and Gonzalez, Sigifredo and Ginn, Jerry W. and Ortiz-Moyet, Juan},
abstractNote = {This report describes a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District (SRP) and Sandia National Laboratories to jointly develop advanced methods of controlling distributed energy resources (DERs) that may be located within SRP distribution systems. The controls must provide a standardized interface to allow plug-and-play capability and should allow utilities to take advantage of advanced capabilities of DERs to provide a value beyond offsetting load power. To do this, Sandia and SRP field-tested the IEC 61850-7-420 DER object model (OM) in a grid environment, with the goal of validating whether the model is robust enough to be used in common utility applications. The diesel generator OM tested was successfully used to accomplish basic genset control and monitoring. However, as presently constituted it does not enable plug-and-play functionality. Suggestions are made of aspects of the standard that need further development and testing. These problems are far from insurmountable and do not imply anything fundamentally unsound or unworkable in the standard.},
doi = {10.2172/903152},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}

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