2018 Grid of the Future Presentations

Recent Updates

Monday, October 29

Paper Session 1A – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Geomagnetically Induced Current (GIC) Impacts Session

Impact of GIC on Noise Performance of Large Power Transformers

Comparison of Measured and Simulated Geomagnetically Induced Currents in TVA Using Different Conductivity Structures and Network Parameters

GIC Magnetic and Thermal Assessment of TVA’s Fleet of 500kV Transformers

The Case for Stronger Grid Interconnections in Canada

Paper Session 1B – Distribution Technical Track
Distribution Modeling, Planning and Analytics Session

Developing a Distribution Grid Model Data Management Architecture

Modeling Distribution Feeder with Distributed Generation (DG) in ASPEN

Addressing New Challenges in Distribution Planning

Weather-Normalized Demand Analytics

Paper Session 1C – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track
Cables, Insulators and Dynamic Line Ratings Session

Cable Train: In-Situ Manufacturing Trackside Underground Cable HVDC Transmission Systems

Insulator Contamination Assessment and Mitigation for AC and DC Overhead Lines

An Analysis on the Economic Impacts of Dynamic Line Ratings on a Congested Transmission Line in Southwest Power Pool

Simulating the Economic Impact of a Dynamic Line Rating Project in a Regional Transmission Operator (RTO) Environment

Paper Session 1D – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Advancements in Power System Protection and Communications Session

Improve Protection Communications Network Reliability Through Software-Defined Process Bus

Continuous Automated Analysis of Protection Scheme Communications Leads to Improved Reliability and Performance

Process Bus Busbar Protection – A Stepping Stone Towards Digital Substation

Automated Fault Location Analysis – Analytics Update

Paper Session 1E – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Energy Storage Impacts on the Grid Session

Maximizing the Impact of an Energy Storage Project

Calculating the Capacity Value and Resource Adequacy of Energy Storage on High Solar Grids

Driving the Performance of Modern Electric Grid Using Battery Energy Storage Systems – AEP Transmission Experience

Techno-Economic Review of Battery Energy Storage Systems

Paper Session 2A – Distribution Technical Track
Distribution Reliability, Resiliency and Safety Session

The Resiliency Continuum

Achieving SAIFI Improvement Objectives by Increasing Medium-Voltage Looped-Feeder Segmentation

Improving Reliability and Safety of Electric Power Delivery Using DFA Technology

Smart Cities and the Ideas that Light Them

Paper Session 2B – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Transmission Planning and Forecasting and Grid Modernization Session

Automated Enhancement of Transmission Planning Bus-Branch Model with EMS Node-Breaker Substation Models

Transmission Line Capacity Forecasting System

Design and Implementation of an Extensible Platform for Large Scale, Programmatic Transmission Outage Planning Analysis

Turnkey Solutions for Grid Modernization

Paper Session 2C – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track
Communications and Machine Learning in Modern Power Systems Session

Leveraging Private LTE Networks in the Electric Utility

Active Management of Communication Resources in a Modern Power System Environment

Use of Cellular Communication to Remotely Deploy Distribution Automation Functionality

Validating a Google TensorFlow Image Classifier

Paper Session 2D – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track
Asset Management Machine Learning and Analytics Session

Machine Learning Techniques in Support of Better Asset Life Estimation – Let the Data Surprise You

Latent Variable Survival Models for Network Transformer Prognostics

Analytics in Practice: Someone Has to Know What is Going On

A Faster FEM Based Approach for Obtaining Steady State Transformer Winding Currents under GIC

Paper Session 2E – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Reliabiity, Grid Parity, Planning and the Grid of the Future Session

The Definition of Reliability in Light of New Developments in Various Devices and Services Offering Customers and System Operators New Levels of Flexibility – Summary of Technical Brochure 715

Analysis of Pricing Trends and Grid Parity of Photovoltaic Systems

Parameterization of Aggregated Distributed Energy Resources (DER_A) Model for Transmission Planning Studies

Visualizing the Grid of the Future

Paper Session 3A – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Protection, Reliability and Power Quality Session

Study Results of the Impact of a Modular SSSC to Transmission Line Protection Schemes

Impact of Renewable Energy Sources on Power Quality of Grid

Reliability Impact of Distributed Energy Resources on Bulk Electric System

Optimal Allocation of Small Low-voltage Controllable Capacitors

Paper Session 3B –  System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Grid Simulation and Analysis Session

Adaptive Wide-Area Damping Control Using Transfer Function Model Derived from Ring-down Measurements

IDtools: An Automated Tool for Modal Identification from Time-domain Simulation Results for Establishing System Operating Limits

Using Computational Fluid Dynamics to Assess Dynamic Line Ratings in Southern Idaho

Power Flow Control Solutions for the Bonneville Power Administration Transmission System

Paper Session 3C – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Substation Design and Data Observability Session

Wideband Voltage Sensors for the Modern Substation

AEP’s Experience in Improving Overall Efficiency of Power Transmission Station Projects Using Integrated Design and Construction (IDC) Process and Prefabricated Construction

Design Principles for AC Station Service Connections in EHV Substations

AEP Station Bus and Conductor Ampacity Calculation Methodologies

Paper Session 3D – Distribution Technical Track
Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) Session 

Field Demonstration of Smart Inverter Autonomous Voltage Support Using Combined Volt-Watt and Volt-VAR Curves

Field Demonstration of Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) with ADMS

Generalized Approach for Volt-VAr-Control through Integration of DERs with Traditional Methods

Coordinated Industry Development of DERMS Control Functions

Paper Session 3E – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track
Substation Design and Renewal Session

Gas Insulated Substations (GIS) for Enhanced Resiliency

Practical Guidance for the Renewal of Gas Insulated Substations

Challenges of Grounding When Upgrading Substations and Security Fences

Structural Design of Substation Steel Structures: Seismic Load Considerations

Tuesday, October 30

Paper Session 4A – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Innovative Protection Solutions for Transmission and Distribution Session

A Comparative Study of the Reliability of Reverse Power and Directional Overcurrent Elements for Distribution Level Fault Identification

Intelligent Circuit Sensor Enabled Fault Detection, Isolation and Restoration for Transmission Lines with T-connection Taps

Adaptive Protection System with On-line Protection Security Assessment in Distribution Systems with High Penetration of DERs

Assessment of Protection Functionality and Performance with Respect to Declining System Fault Levels and Inertia due to a Significant Increase of Inverter Based Generation on National Grid’s Transmission System in the United Kingdom

Paper Session 4B – Distribution Technical Track
Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Value in Distribution Markets Session

Value of the Distributed Energy Resources to Distribution Grid

Lessons Learned from Performing an Integration Capacity Analysis (ICA)

A Direct Calculation of Locational Marginal Value of Distributed Energy Resources

Impact of Grid Reconfiguration in Distribution Market Clearing and Settlement

Paper Session 4C – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Big Data, Analytics and Data Visualization Session

Data Governance Driven Visualizations with PI Data Historian in Dominion Energy

A Universal Sensor Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Platform for the Grid

Residential Customer Clustering at Dominion Energy: Towards Big Data Analytics

Analytics at Warp Speed – From Prototypes to Production

Paper Session 4D – Distribution Technical Track
Future Control Scenarios in Distribution Grids Session

The Transformer-less Unified Power Flow Controller (TUPFC) for Power Flow Control at Normally-Open Primary-Ties

Spinning Reserve Based Topology Control in Holonic Distribution Grids

Black Start Studies for Future Scenarios

Envisioning the Possibilities in an Interconnected Future

Paper Session 4E – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
HVDC Applications Session 

Installation and Commissioning of Mitsubishi Electric’s MMC STATCOM (SVC DiamondTM) at Dominion Energy’s Colington Substation

Voltage Security Analysis of VSC-HVDC Transmission Lines

Modelling and Control of Static Synchronous Compensators (STATCOMs)

HVDC Planning Considerations for Offshore Wind Integration

Paper Session 5A – DistributionTechnical Track
Microgrids Design, Optimization and Field Experience Session

Microgrid Systems: Design, Control Functions, Modeling and Field Experience

Dynamic Solar Hosting Capacity Calculations in Microgrids

Microgrid/Nanogrid Project Proposals Using HOMER Energy for Economic, Performance, and Environmental Optimization and Estimates

Design and Synchronization of the Dominion Energy Microgrid

Paper Session 5B – DistributionTechnical Track
Different DER Hosting Capacity Considerations Session

Hosting Capacity When Considering Controlled Aggregate DER

A Fast Hosting Capacity Calculation Method for Large Distribution Grids

Accuracy of Translating Generic DER ‘Agnostic’ Hosting Capacity to Specific DER Types

Paper Session 5C – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Grid Simulation and Analysis Session 

Lessons Learned in PMU (SynchroPhasor) at AEP

Simulation of 2017 Wind Farms into Series Capacitor Sub-Synchronous Oscillation Events

Artificial Intelligence Assisted Power Grid Hardening in Response to Extreme Weather Events

Analysis and Impact of Autonomous Fast Frequency Response Relative to Synchronous Machine Sources on Oahu

Paper Session 5D – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
IED System Management, Grid Reliability and Analysis Session 

Moving Beyond Reliability Based KPIs

Solar Shading vs. Fault Conditions From a Utility View

IED System Management Solution: A Universal Approach for all your Grid IoT Integration

It’s Time to Embrace Artificial Intelligence for the Utility Industry

Paper Session 5E – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management  Technical Track
Cybersecurity and Virtual Reality Session 

A Take on Augmented and Virtual Reality Applications in the Utility Industry

A Survey of Cybersecurity Frameworks

Substation Cybersecurity; an Asset Management Viewpoint

Boundary Protection for Transmission Facilities


NGN Tutorial: Fundamentals of Grounding

GIS and GIL Applications for the Future Grid
Materials Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

FACTS: Flexible AC Transmission System
Materials Part 1Part 2Part 3