Intelligent Load Shedding Using TCP/IP for Smart Grids


Computerized power management system with fast and optimal communication network overcomes all major discrepancies of undue or inadequate load relief that were present in old conventional systems. This paper presents the basic perception and methodology of modern and true intelligent load shedding scheme in micro grids topology by employing TCP/IP protocol for fast and intelligent switching. The network understudy performs load management and power distribution intelligently in a unified network. Generated power is efficiently distributed among local loads through fast communication system of server in the form of source and clients in the form of loads through TCP/IP. The efficient use of information between server and clients enables to astutely control the load shedding in a power system of micro grids system. The processing time of above stated system comes out to be 10 ms faster than others which ensure very less delay as compared to conventional methods. The Micro Grids system operating through TCP/IP control has been implemented in MATLAB/SIMULINK and results have been verified.

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M. Raza, M. Ali, N. Tareen, W. Rehman, A. Khan and A. Asar, "Intelligent Load Shedding Using TCP/IP for Smart Grids," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 6, 2012, pp. 398-403. doi: 10.4236/epe.2012.46053.

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