2021 Grid of the Future Presentations

Monday, October 18

Paper Session 1A – Distribution Technical Track
Wildfire Prevention, Ground Protection and Fault Measurement Session

Wildfire Ignition from Latent, Undiscovered Distribution Faults – Early Detection Using Signature Recognition

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Ground Fault Neutralizer for Wildfire Mitigation in California

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Ground Protection Methods for Transmission Lines using Segmented Static Wires

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Fault Level Measurement Techniques in Power Systems

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Paper Session 1B – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Reactive Power Compensation, PV Generation and GICs Impacts Session

Reactive Power Compensation Analysis of the U.S. Eastern Interconnection with Increased Renewable Penetration

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Recording

Impacts of Photovoltaic Generation and Natural Gas-fired Generation on Large-scale Power Systems

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Reactive Power Compensation Considerations for Offshore AC Networks

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Recording

Measuring Geomagnetically-Induced Currents in each Phase of an Auto Transformer Bank

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Recording

Paper Session 1C – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track 
Innovation with Cables and Dynamic Line Rating Session

Innovative Optical Fiber-based Monitoring of Overhead Power Transmission Lines

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Computerized Wind Farm Generation Tie Line Infrastructure Footprint Routing and Subsequent Dynamic Line Rating

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Export Cable Energization in Offshore Wind Farms

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Using Machine Learning and Deep Learning for Characterizing Partial Discharge in Underground Utility Cables for Predictive Maintenance Application

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Paper Session 1D – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track 
Data, Communications and Cyber Security Session

All in this Together: Integrating Data across Disciplines and Functions

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Prevent Cyber-attacks: Know Your Network

Network of Networks: The Power of Collectively Adopting Private LTE to Modernize the U.S. Electric Grid

Public vs. Private Networks

Paper Session 1E – Distribution Technical Track
Distribution System Resilience Session

Distribution Automation in Residential Underground Laterals

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Development of a Resilience Framework for Storm Hardening and Recovery

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Customer Choice: The Paradigm Shift and Future Potential of Customer Owned Distributed Energy Resources (DERs)

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Sympathetic Events Resulting from Capacitor Transients

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Paper Session 2A – Distribution Technical Track
Microgrids and DERMS Session

Session 2A Recording

Resilient Microgrids: Developing Community-scale Microgrids with High Solar Generation

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Photovoltaic Generation Estimation for DERMS Curtailment Analysis

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Design and Development of a Sequence of Operation for Utility Microgrids

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Harmonic Analysis of Residential Microgrid Operating ON/OFF Grid with Non-linear Loads

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Paper Session 2B – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Applications to the Grid Session

Artificial Intelligence Application in Grid Edge Asset Health Monitoring

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Reinforced Learning Approach Based on Topology Reconfiguration to Enhance Operational Resilience against Hurricanes

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Practical Machine Learning Applications

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Paper Session 2C – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Innovation in Electricity Markets Session

An Integrated Transactive Energy Market and Distribution Grid Analysis Platform

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Conceptual Design of a Consensus Mechanism for Renewable Energy Markets on Blockchain

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Impacts of Weather-Related Outages on DER Participation in the Wholesale Market Energy and Ancillary Services

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Case Studies of Distribution Locational Marginal Pricing Methodology Based on Bronzeville Community Microgrid

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Paper Session 2D – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track
HVDC Applications Session

Novel Use Case of Robotic Dog Payloads for Asset Inspections at HVDC Site

Considerations in Strategic Long-Term Transmission Asset Replacement: An HVDC Case Study

Hybrid Converter-station Transformer for Enhanced HVDC Robustness

Photovoltaics and Lithium-ion Battery based Sustainable Energy Infrastructure

Paper Session 2E – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Power System Model Update and Analysis Session

Simple Reformation of Conventional Power Flows to Enhance Resilient Power Grid Analysis

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A CIM-based Incremental Approach for Real-time System Model Update

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Online Decision Support Framework for Power System Restoration by Use of Real-Time Simulation

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Introducing the IEEE PES Transmission Subcommittee

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Paper Session 3A – Distribution Technical Track 
CVR Deployment Applications Session

Anomalous Voltage Data Detection: Utility Experience from Large Scale CVR Deployment

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Investigating the Practical Bounds of the CVR Factor

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Benefits of Single-Phase Capacitor Switching in Conservation Voltage Reduction

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Distribution System Monitoring for CVR Operation and Performance Evaluation: A Utility Experience

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Paper Session 3B –  System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Lessons in Sustainability Session

A Comprehensive Metrics-based Climate/Resilience Plan and Investment Strategy

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The Importance of EVs and How to Sustainably Create Widespread Use

Improving Grid Infrastructure Sustainability by BIM and Optioneering Design Approach

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Paper Session 3C – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track 
Impact of Future Technological Innovations on Transmission Session

Impacts of Fleet Electrification on Grid Infrastructure

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Energy Storage Siting and Sizing Methodology to Unlock Transmission Transfer Capacity – A Case Study in the UK National Grid

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Unlocking the Queue with Grid-Enhancing Technologies: Case Study of the Southwest Power Pool

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2021 Vermont Long-Range Transmission Plan

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Paper Session 3D – Distribution Technical Track
Innovations in Electric Grid Analysis Session 

Machine Learning in Distribution Management Systems as Forecasting

Experimental Quantum Computing to Solve Network DC Power Flow Problem

Creating the Electric Distribution Management System that Enables the Clean Energy Transition

A Strategy to Modernizing the Electric Grid

Paper Session 3E – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Practical Applications of Analytics Session

Using Prescriptive Analytics to Optimize Electricity Distribution System Maintenance and Upgrades

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Practical Analytic Applications for Grid Reliability and Resilience

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Transient Stability Analysis Framework for Performance Evaluation of Microgrids with an Energy Storage System and a Synchronous Condenser

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Tuesday, October 19

Paper Session 4A – Distribution Technical Track
BESS and Other Grid Modernization Initiatives Session

Session 4A Recording

Harvesting the Nano-Grid Flexibility

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Volt/VAR Optimization and Interoperability with other Grid Modernization Initiatives

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Designing Battery Energy Storage Systems for Reliability

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Utilizing a BESS for Multi-Applications in a Distribution Grid

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Paper Session 4B – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Climate and Electrical Load Impacts Session

The Impact of Extreme Events on Electrical Substation Infrastructure in Coastal Areas

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Embracing Carbon Abatement in Concrete for the Construction of Electrical Utility Networks

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Automating Analytics of Electrical Load Impact due to Voltage Sags

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Paper Session 4C – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track
Power System Technical Performance Session

Benefits of Low-Energy Interruption and Low-Energy Testing Technology Applied at Transmission Circuits with Falling Inertia

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PMU Limitations in Monitoring Fast Dynamics in Low Inertia Systems

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High-Density Distributed Sensor Network for Monitoring Grid Events

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Forecasting Dynamic Line Rating with Spatial Variation Considerations

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Paper Session 4D – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Protection and Automation Session

What is Sustainable Design?

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Hardware-in-the-loop Testing of Overcurrent Protection in a Substation Power System with PV Generation

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Real-Time Controller Hardware-in-the-Loop (RT CHIL) Analysis of Ground Fault Overvoltages (GFOVs) in Inverter-based Distributed Energy Resources (DERs)

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Transformer Differential Protection Studies for Dominion Energy’s Blackstart Operations

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Paper Session 4E – Advanced Technologies and Asset Management Technical Track
Advancements in Power Transformers and Circuit Breakers Session

Comparative Study of the Reactive Power Consumption of a Dominion Energy Virginia Autotransformer due to Geomagnetically-induced Current

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Lessons from Action Planning in Power Transformer Monitoring

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Using Machine Learning to Predict Ratio Transformer Failure

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Surge Arrester Separation Distance Considerations for High-Voltage Substation Circuit Breakers

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Paper Session 5A – System Analysis, Grid Control and Reliability Technical Track
Power System Analysis and Development Session

Hurdles in Renewable Integration – Some Practical Considerations

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Stochastic Analysis of Wind, Solar, and Load across New England

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The Asset Management Vacation

Paper Session 5B – Distribution Technical Track
Electric Vehicle Impacts and Hosting Capacity Session

Impacts of High EV Penetration on Distribution Networks and its Mitigation: A Study Framework

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Sensitivity Analysis of the Fleet Charging Impact on Feeder Load

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Preparing the Grid for Electric Vehicle Charger Installations Serving Multi-Unit Dwellings

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Hosting Capacity Approach Implications

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Panel Sessions

Handing the Grid to a Super Computer

Wednesday, October 20

IEC 61850 Tutorial and Lab

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