Smart Grid Applications for a Practical Implementation of IP over Narrowband Power Line Communications
AbstractCurrently, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) systems have equipped the low voltage section with a communication system that is being used mainly for metering purposes, but it can be further employed for additional applications related to the Smart Grid (SG) concept. This paper explores the potential applications beyond metering of the available channel in a Power Line Communication-based AMI system. To that end, IP has been implemented over Narrow Band-Power Line Communication (NB-PLC) in a real microgrid, which includes an AMI system. A thorough review of potential applications for the SG that might be implemented for this representative case is included in order to provide a realistic analysis of the potentiality of NB-PLC beyond smart metering. The results demonstrate that existing AMI systems based on NB-PLC have the capacity to implement additional applications such as remote commands or status signals, which entails an added value for deployed AMI systems. View Full-Text
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Uribe-Pérez, N.; Angulo, I.; de la Vega, D.; Arzuaga, T.; Fernández, I.; Arrinda, A. Smart Grid Applications for a Practical Implementation of IP over Narrowband Power Line Communications. Energies 2017, 10, 1782.
Uribe-Pérez N, Angulo I, de la Vega D, Arzuaga T, Fernández I, Arrinda A. Smart Grid Applications for a Practical Implementation of IP over Narrowband Power Line Communications. Energies. 2017; 10(11):1782.Chicago/Turabian Style
Uribe-Pérez, Noelia; Angulo, Itziar; de la Vega, David; Arzuaga, Txetxu; Fernández, Igor; Arrinda, Amaia. 2017. "Smart Grid Applications for a Practical Implementation of IP over Narrowband Power Line Communications." Energies 10, no. 11: 1782.
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