Monitoring and control of LV networks - WG 2019-5
MONITORING AND CONTROL OF LV NETWORKS
LV networks have emerged as networks of significant importance in the architecture adopted for the implementation of the concept of smart grids for the following reasons:
- network automation and control functions expand and increasingly cover LV networks;
- in some advanced metering infrastructures architecture options, LV networks become a key level of management of the system;
- LV systems emerge as active agents in the management of voltage and the balancing of generation and demand;
- LV networks management will play a major role in the implementation of energy communities and microgrids.
LV network automation is made possible by the implementation of many new features: circuitbreakers with electronic protection unit, measurements and communication, signalling from circuit-breakers/protection in case of fault, motorized circuit-breakers or switches, remote control of circuit-breakers, advanced protections, utilization of fault data for fault location, utilization of smart meter data and infrastructure, ...
The working group will investigate:
- real-time remote availability of the information on the status of the network (including fault location);
- real-time remote availability of the values of the electrical parameters (current and/or voltage);
- smart switches, breakers and sensors for LV network;
- new MV/LV interface solutions;
- automatic and remote network reconfiguration capability;
- flexibility of distributed resources from LV clients .
Alvarez-Hérault Marie-Cécile, Grenoble University, France
Masaki Tsugihiko, Kansai Transmission and Distribution, Inc., Japan
Morales Diego, Universidad Católica de Cuenca, Ecuador
Toledo Orozco Marco, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Xu Bingyin, Shandong University of Technology, China