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Title: Intelligent sensor and controller framework for the power grid

Abstract

Disclosed below are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for monitoring and using data in an electric power grid. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises a sensor for measuring an electrical characteristic of a power line, electrical generator, or electrical device; a network interface; a processor; and one or more computer-readable storage media storing computer-executable instructions. In this embodiment, the computer-executable instructions include instructions for implementing an authorization and authentication module for validating a software agent received at the network interface; instructions for implementing one or more agent execution environments for executing agent code that is included with the software agent and that causes data from the sensor to be collected; and instructions for implementing an agent packaging and instantiation module for storing the collected data in a data container of the software agent and for transmitting the software agent, along with the stored data, to a next destination.

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Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1429066
Patent Number(s):
9,923,723
Application Number:
14/746,577
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA) PNNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Jun 22
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

Citation Formats

Akyol, Bora A., Haack, Jereme Nathan, Craig, Jr., Philip Allen, Tews, Cody William, Kulkarni, Anand V., Carpenter, Brandon J., Maiden, Wendy M., and Ciraci, Selim. Intelligent sensor and controller framework for the power grid. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Akyol, Bora A., Haack, Jereme Nathan, Craig, Jr., Philip Allen, Tews, Cody William, Kulkarni, Anand V., Carpenter, Brandon J., Maiden, Wendy M., & Ciraci, Selim. Intelligent sensor and controller framework for the power grid. United States.
Akyol, Bora A., Haack, Jereme Nathan, Craig, Jr., Philip Allen, Tews, Cody William, Kulkarni, Anand V., Carpenter, Brandon J., Maiden, Wendy M., and Ciraci, Selim. Tue . "Intelligent sensor and controller framework for the power grid". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1429066.
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author = {Akyol, Bora A. and Haack, Jereme Nathan and Craig, Jr., Philip Allen and Tews, Cody William and Kulkarni, Anand V. and Carpenter, Brandon J. and Maiden, Wendy M. and Ciraci, Selim},
abstractNote = {Disclosed below are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for monitoring and using data in an electric power grid. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises a sensor for measuring an electrical characteristic of a power line, electrical generator, or electrical device; a network interface; a processor; and one or more computer-readable storage media storing computer-executable instructions. In this embodiment, the computer-executable instructions include instructions for implementing an authorization and authentication module for validating a software agent received at the network interface; instructions for implementing one or more agent execution environments for executing agent code that is included with the software agent and that causes data from the sensor to be collected; and instructions for implementing an agent packaging and instantiation module for storing the collected data in a data container of the software agent and for transmitting the software agent, along with the stored data, to a next destination.},
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