PES Webinar - PMU Data Quality and Impact on Critical Smart Grid Applications

IEEE Power & Energy Young Professionals Webinar Series

PMU Data Quality and Impact on Critical Smart Grid Applications

25 April 2016 • 1:00 pm Eastern

Presented by Anurag K. Srivastava


This Webinar:

High quality of Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU) data is vital for power system applications, especially for real time wide area control. PMU data quality can be impacted by filtering and estimation algorithms within PMU, settings and firmware issues, time error, error caused by communication system, data concentrator and data historian. PMU performance testing before installation and remote in-field testing can ensure the data quality at device level. Statistical and data mining approaches supported by physics can be adopted locally at substation level while system level approaches are needed at decentralized and at control center state estimation. This talk will present research activities related to analyzing impact of data quality on PMU applications. A real-time wide area monitoring and control test bed will also be discussed to support the testing and validation of PMUs and PMU based applications. Additionally, development of a tool PMU performance analyzer (PPA) for in-lab and remote in-field testing; and data mining approaches for data cleansing will be discussed.


The Presenter:

Anurag K. Srivastava is an associate professor of electric power engineering at Washington State University and the director of the Smart Grid Demonstration and Research Investigation Lab (SGDRIL) within the Energy System Innovation Center (ESIC). He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 2005. His research interests include power system operation and control using smart grid data. Dr. Srivastava is a senior member of the IEEE, secretary of IEEE Power & Energy Society’s (PES) power and energy education committee, co-chair of the microgrid working group, and past vice-chair of the IEEE synchrophasor conformity assessment program. Dr. Srivastava is an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, an associate editor of IET generation, Transmission and Distribution, an IEEE distinguished lecturer, and the author of more than 175 technical publications including a book on power system security.

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