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Technologies 2017, 5(2), 12; doi:10.3390/technologies5020012

Research and Application of a SCADA System for a Microgrid

School of Mechanical, Electrical & Information Engineering, Shandong University, Weihai 264209, China
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Received: 8 February 2017 / Revised: 8 March 2017 / Accepted: 29 March 2017 / Published: 31 March 2017
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Abstract

An effective Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system can improve the reliability, safety and economic benefits of a microgrid operation. In this research, the lower central controller and upper WEB (World Wide Web) monitoring system are connected by the SCADA system, which is the hub of a microgrid intelligent monitoring platform. This system contains a set of specific functions programmed by Java as a middleware and can provide communication and control functions between the central controller and the upper monitoring system. For the sake of security and stability of the microgrid, the SCADA system realizes business processing on real-time data acquisition and storage, load balancing and resource recovery, concurrent security processing, and control instruction parsing and transmission. All those functions were tested and verified in actual operation. View Full-Text
Keywords: microgrid; SCADA; Java; middleware microgrid; SCADA; Java; middleware
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Li, S.; Jiang, B.; Wang, X.; Dong, L. Research and Application of a SCADA System for a Microgrid. Technologies 2017, 5, 12.

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