Disturbance Monitoring, Identification and Stability Control of Power Systems

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 29 February 2024 | Viewed by 677

Special Issue Editors

Key Laboratory of Power System Intelligent Dispatch and Control of the Ministry of Education, Shandong University, Jinan 250061, China
Interests: power system; power system monitoring; stability assessment
Prof. Dr. Huanhai Xin
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Guest Editor
College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
Interests: stability analysis and control of new energy power system

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Power systems have evolved over the past few decades. However, extreme operational conditions and disturbances have constantly challenged power system operations. Furthermore, the complexity of the current grid is growing, along with the number of consumers and renewable energy resources. The need for power system disturbance monitoring, identification and stability control has become more and more significant for future research.

To protect the system's stability and electrical generation, researchers have made many efforts, but these systems still suffer from unresolved, challenging technical issues and emerging phenomena and problems.

In this Special Issue, we aim to collect research on advances in power systems, with topics including, but not limited to:

  • Power systems;
  • Smart grids;
  • Power system monitoring;
  • Disturbance identification;
  • Power control;
  • Electrical power;
  • Energy systems;
  • Power system security;
  • Stability assessment;
  • Numerical simulation.

Prof. Dr. Hengxu Zhang
Prof. Dr. Huanhai Xin
Guest Editors

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  • power system
  • smart grid
  • power system monitoring
  • disturbance identification
  • power control
  • electrical power
  • energy systems
  • power system security
  • stability assessment
  • numerical simulation

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Remote Low-Cost Differential Isolated Probe for Voltage Measurements
Appl. Sci. 2024, 14(2), 589; https://doi.org/10.3390/app14020589 - 10 Jan 2024
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The growing development of communication technologies has given rise to the Internet of Things, which has led to the emergence of new cities, smart grids, and smart buildings, and the development of energy generation using renewable sources, as well as the emergence of [...] Read more.
The growing development of communication technologies has given rise to the Internet of Things, which has led to the emergence of new cities, smart grids, and smart buildings, and the development of energy generation using renewable sources, as well as the emergence of new electrical loads such as the electric car. These advances give rise to the need for new media devices with remote communication, and require a greater control and monitoring of the state of the electrical grid in order to verify its correct state, as well as the detection of faults or alterations that are occurring in it due to these new generation systems or new loads. These remote, unsupervised measurement devices require galvanic isolation to protect the measurement and communication system, so that even if there is a break in the isolation, the integrity of the measurement and communication system is maintained. In addition, as it is a device prepared for multipoint measurement, the cost of the probe must be contained. This article details the design, implementation, and validation of a low-cost remote isolated differential voltage probe. This probe is intended for monitoring at network supply points, as well as for the verification of the European standard EN 50160 as a means of detecting disturbances in network behaviour. Its characteristics as a differential and isolated probe provide it with the possibility of floating voltage averaging, guaranteeing the integrity of the electronics of the low-voltage probe, i.e., the digitalisation and communication system. The measurements collected are sent via an MQTT protocol, which makes the remote probe a device compatible with the Internet of Energy. For the validation of the probe, a full functional test is performed, including FFT spectral analysis to verify the compliance of the mains voltage with the aforementioned European standard EN 50160. Full article
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