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Title: Pioneer Design of Non-contact Synchronized Measurement Devices Using Electric and Magnetic Field Sensors

Abstract

Here, traditional synchrophasors rely on CTs and PTs physically connected to transmission lines or buses to acquire input signals for phasor measurement. However, it is challenging to install and maintain traditional phasor measurement units in some remote areas due to lack of facilities. Since transmission lines naturally generate alternating electrical and magnetic fields in the surrounding atmosphere, this paper presents two innovative designs for non-contact synchronized measurement devices (NCSMD), including an electric field sensor based non-contact SMD (E-NCSMD) and a magnetic field sensor based non-contact SMD (M-NCSMD). Compared with conventional synchrophasors, E-NCSMD and M-NCSMD are much more flexible to be deployed and have much lower costs, making E-NCSMDs and M-NCSMD highly accessible and useful for a wide array of phasor measurement applications. Laboratory and field experiment results verified the effectiveness of the designs of both E-NCSMD and M-NCSMD.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [2];  [2];  [2]
  1. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  2. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1425728
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1561672
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-5D00-68475
Journal ID: ISSN 1949-3053
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308; AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 9; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 1949-3053
Publisher:
IEEE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; electric field; magnetic field; phasor measurement unit; noncontact synchronized measurement devices

Citation Formats

Yao, Wenxuan, Zhang, Yingchen, Liu, Yong, Till, Micah J., and Liu, Yilu. Pioneer Design of Non-contact Synchronized Measurement Devices Using Electric and Magnetic Field Sensors. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1109/TSG.2017.2692726.
Yao, Wenxuan, Zhang, Yingchen, Liu, Yong, Till, Micah J., & Liu, Yilu. Pioneer Design of Non-contact Synchronized Measurement Devices Using Electric and Magnetic Field Sensors. United States. doi:10.1109/TSG.2017.2692726.
Yao, Wenxuan, Zhang, Yingchen, Liu, Yong, Till, Micah J., and Liu, Yilu. Mon . "Pioneer Design of Non-contact Synchronized Measurement Devices Using Electric and Magnetic Field Sensors". United States. doi:10.1109/TSG.2017.2692726. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1425728.
@article{osti_1425728,
title = {Pioneer Design of Non-contact Synchronized Measurement Devices Using Electric and Magnetic Field Sensors},
author = {Yao, Wenxuan and Zhang, Yingchen and Liu, Yong and Till, Micah J. and Liu, Yilu},
abstractNote = {Here, traditional synchrophasors rely on CTs and PTs physically connected to transmission lines or buses to acquire input signals for phasor measurement. However, it is challenging to install and maintain traditional phasor measurement units in some remote areas due to lack of facilities. Since transmission lines naturally generate alternating electrical and magnetic fields in the surrounding atmosphere, this paper presents two innovative designs for non-contact synchronized measurement devices (NCSMD), including an electric field sensor based non-contact SMD (E-NCSMD) and a magnetic field sensor based non-contact SMD (M-NCSMD). Compared with conventional synchrophasors, E-NCSMD and M-NCSMD are much more flexible to be deployed and have much lower costs, making E-NCSMDs and M-NCSMD highly accessible and useful for a wide array of phasor measurement applications. Laboratory and field experiment results verified the effectiveness of the designs of both E-NCSMD and M-NCSMD.},
doi = {10.1109/TSG.2017.2692726},
journal = {IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid},
number = 6,
volume = 9,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {4}
}

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