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  • Open Access


    Machine Learning-based Electric Load Forecasting for Peak Demand Control in Smart Grid

    Manish Kumar1,2,*, Nitai Pal1

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.74, No.3, pp. 4785-4799, 2023, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2022.032971

    Abstract Increasing energy demands due to factors such as population, globalization, and industrialization has led to increased challenges for existing energy infrastructure. Efficient ways of energy generation and energy consumption like smart grids and smart homes are implemented to face these challenges with reliable, cheap, and easily available sources of energy. Grid integration of renewable energy and other clean distributed generation is increasing continuously to reduce carbon and other air pollutants emissions. But the integration of distributed energy sources and increase in electric demand enhance instability in the grid. Short-term electrical load forecasting reduces the grid fluctuation and enhances the robustness… More >

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    A Blockchain-Based Architecture for Securing Industrial IoTs Data in Electric Smart Grid

    Samir M. Umran1,2, Songfeng Lu1,3, Zaid Ameen Abduljabbar1,4, Xueming Tang1,*

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.74, No.3, pp. 5389-5416, 2023, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2023.034331

    Abstract There are numerous internet-connected devices attached to the industrial process through recent communication technologies, which enable machine-to-machine communication and the sharing of sensitive data through a new technology called the industrial internet of things (IIoTs). Most of the suggested security mechanisms are vulnerable to several cybersecurity threats due to their reliance on cloud-based services, external trusted authorities, and centralized architectures; they have high computation and communication costs, low performance, and are exposed to a single authority of failure and bottleneck. Blockchain technology (BC) is widely adopted in the industrial sector for its valuable features in terms of decentralization, security, and… More >

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    Energy Theft Detection in Smart Grids with Genetic Algorithm-Based Feature Selection

    Muhammad Umair1,*, Zafar Saeed1, Faisal Saeed2, Hiba Ishtiaq1, Muhammad Zubair1, Hala Abdel Hameed3,4

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.74, No.3, pp. 5431-5446, 2023, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2023.033884

    Abstract As big data, its technologies, and application continue to advance, the Smart Grid (SG) has become one of the most successful pervasive and fixed computing platforms that efficiently uses a data-driven approach and employs efficient information and communication technology (ICT) and cloud computing. As a result of the complicated architecture of cloud computing, the distinctive working of advanced metering infrastructures (AMI), and the use of sensitive data, it has become challenging to make the SG secure. Faults of the SG are categorized into two main categories, Technical Losses (TLs) and Non-Technical Losses (NTLs). Hardware failure, communication issues, ohmic losses, and… More >

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    A New Framework for Employing Responsive End-Users Using FAHP and PSO Algorithm

    Reza Etemad1, Mohammad Sadegh Ghazizadeh1, Mehrdad Ahmadi Kamarposhti2,*, Ilhami Colak3, Kei Eguchi4

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.74, No.1, pp. 951-964, 2023, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2023.032631

    Abstract The capacitor bank and synchronous condenser have been the only available sources of reactive power. Nowadays, most of the appliances use a power electronic interface for their connection. Applying a power electronic interface adds many features to these appliances. One of the promising features is their capability to interact with Volt-VAR programs. In this paper was investigated the reactive power interaction of the end-user appliances. For this purpose, the distribution network buses are ranked based on their effectiveness, followed by studying their interaction in the Volt-VAR program. To be able to consider the uncertainties, Probability Density Function (PDF) curve was… More >

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    Optimal Operation of Electric Vehicles and Distributed Generation Resources in Smart Grid Considering Load Management

    Zheng Wang*, Shangke Liu, Yanli Xiao, Ye Wan, Bin Bai

    Energy Engineering, Vol.119, No.6, pp. 2655-2679, 2022, DOI:10.32604/ee.2022.021843

    Abstract Technology advancement and the global tendency to use renewable energy in distributed generation units in the distribution network have been proposed as sources of energy supply. Despite the complexity of their protection, as well as the operation of distributed generation resources in the distribution network, factors such as improving reliability, increasing production capacity of the distribution network, stabilizing the voltage of the distribution network, reducing peak clipping losses, as well as economic and environmental considerations, have expanded the influence of distributed generation (DG) resources in the distribution network. The location of DG sources and their capacity are the key factors… More >

  • Open Access


    An Intelligent Intrusion Detection System in Smart Grid Using PRNN Classifier

    P. Ganesan1,*, S. Arockia Edwin Xavier2

    Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, Vol.35, No.3, pp. 2979-2996, 2023, DOI:10.32604/iasc.2023.029264

    Abstract Typically, smart grid systems enhance the ability of conventional power system networks as it is vulnerable to several kinds of attacks. These vulnerabilities might cause the attackers or intruders to collapse the entire network system thus breaching the confidentiality and integrity of smart grid systems. Thus, for this purpose, Intrusion detection system (IDS) plays a pivotal part in offering a reliable and secured range of services in the smart grid framework. Several existing approaches are there to detect the intrusions in smart grid framework, however they are utilizing an old dataset to detect anomaly thus resulting in reduced rate of… More >

  • Open Access


    Smart-Grid Monitoring using IoT with Modified Lagranges Key Based Data Transmission

    C. K. Morarji1,*, N. Sathish Kumar2

    Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, Vol.35, No.3, pp. 2875-2892, 2023, DOI:10.32604/iasc.2023.025776

    Abstract One of the recent advancements in the electrical power systems is the smart-grid technology. For the effective functioning of the smart grid, the process like monitoring and controlling have to be given importance. In this paper, the Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) is utilized for tracking the power in smart grid applications. The smart grid is used to produce the electricity and it is connected with the sensor to transmit or receive the data. The data is transmitted quickly by using the Probabilistic Neural Network (PNN), which aids in identifying the shortest path of the nodes. While transmitting the data from… More >

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    Genetic Algorithm Based Smart Grid System for Distributed Renewable Energy Sources

    M. Mythreyee*, Dr A. Nalini

    Computer Systems Science and Engineering, Vol.45, No.1, pp. 819-837, 2023, DOI:10.32604/csse.2023.028525

    Abstract This work presents the smart grid system for distributed Renewable Energy Sources (RES) with control methods. The hybrid MicroGrids (MG) are trending in small-scale power systems that involve distributed generations, power storage, and various loads. RES of solar are implemented with boost converter using Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) with perturb and observe technique to track the maximum power. Also, the wind system is designed by permanent magnet synchronous generator that includes boost converter with MPPT technique. The battery is also employed with a Direct Current (DC)-DC bidirectional converter, and has a state of charge. The MATLAB/Simulink Simscape software is… More >

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    Water Wave Optimization with Deep Learning Driven Smart Grid Stability Prediction

    Anwer Mustafa Hilal1,2,*, Aisha Hassan Abdalla Hashim1, Heba G. Mohamed3, Mohammad Alamgeer4,5, Mohamed K. Nour6, Anas Abdelrahman7, Abdelwahed Motwakel2

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.73, No.3, pp. 6019-6035, 2022, DOI:10.32604/cmc.2022.031425

    Abstract Smart Grid (SG) technologies enable the acquisition of huge volumes of high dimension and multi-class data related to electric power grid operations through the integration of advanced metering infrastructures, control systems, and communication technologies. In SGs, user demand data is gathered and examined over the present supply criteria whereas the expenses are then informed to the clients so that they can decide about electricity consumption. Since the entire procedure is valued on the basis of time, it is essential to perform adaptive estimation of the SG’s stability. Recent advancements in Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) models enable the… More >

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    Rapid Fault Analysis by Deep Learning-Based PMU for Smart Grid System

    J. Shanmugapriya1,*, K. Baskaran2

    Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, Vol.35, No.2, pp. 1581-1594, 2023, DOI:10.32604/iasc.2023.024514

    Abstract Smart Grids (SG) is a power system development concept that has received significant attention nationally. SG signifies real-time data for specific communication requirements. The best capabilities for monitoring and controlling the grid are essential to system stability. One of the most critical needs for smart-grid execution is fast, precise, and economically synchronized measurements, which are made feasible by Phasor Measurement Units (PMU). PMUs can provide synchronized measurements and measure voltages as well as current phasors dynamically. PMUs utilize GPS time-stamping at Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) to capture electric phasors with great accuracy and precision. This research tends to Deep Learning… More >

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