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Summary Report on NIST Smart Grid Testbeds and Collaborations Workshops

March 3, 2021
Author(s)
Avi Gopstein, Allen R. Goldstein, Dhananjay Anand, Paul A. Boynton
This report captures feedback from two workshops that NIST conducted to determine the challenges and opportunities in the use and design of Smart Grid Testbeds and Collaborations, which were held April 11, 2019, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Test Tools

February 8, 2019
Author(s)
Dhananjay Anand, Kevin G. Brady, Yuyin Song, Cuong T. Nguyen, Kang B. Lee, Gerald J. FitzPatrick, Allen R. Goldstein, YaShian Li-Baboud
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), participated in the Universal Communication Architecture International User Group (UCAIug) Interoperability (IOP) Test Event on October 14-19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The objective of the

Measurement Tools for Substation Equipment: Testing the Interoperability of protocols for Time Transfer and Communication

October 3, 2018
Author(s)
Dhananjay Anand, YaShian Li-Baboud, Kevin G. Brady, Yuyin Song, Kang Lee, Cuong Nguyen, Gerald FitzPatrick, Allen R. Goldstein
A test harness was designed and developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to study the interoperability of the Precision Timing Protocol-Power Profile (PTP) and other communication standards for substation automation

Advanced Electrical Power System Sensors Workshop Report

November 13, 2017
Author(s)
Allen R. Goldstein
The objective of the Advanced Electrical Power Sensors Workshop was to provide input into planning processes being undertaken by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Department of Energy (DOE), and the Grid Modernization Laboratory

Time Distribution Alternatives for the Smart Grid Workshop Report

November 13, 2017
Author(s)
Allen R. Goldstein
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted the Time Distribution Alternatives for the Smart Grid Workshop at its Gaithersburg, Maryland Campus on March 21, 2017. The event, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, brought together

Synchrophasor Data Quality Attributes and a Methodology for Examining Data Quality Impacts upon Synchrophasor Applications

March 14, 2017
Author(s)
Dhananjay Anand, Allen R. Goldstein, Alison Silverstein, Laurie Miller, Francis Tuffner, Yuri Makarov
Data from synchrophasor devices like phasor measurement units (PMU) is increasingly being used to enhance and improve power grid operations, analysis, and planning applications. However, PMU data often arrive at the application with a variety of data

Timing Challenges in the Smart Grid

January 19, 2017
Author(s)
YaShian Li-Baboud, Cuong T. Nguyen, Marc A. Weiss, Dhananjay Anand, Allen R. Goldstein, Jason Allnutt, Bob Noseworthy, Ravi Subramaniam
Correct time and timing is one of the foundational elements in enabling the communication and orchestration of technologies for accurate and optimal wide area monitoring, protection and control in the power industry. NIST and IEEE-SA conducted a workshop

2014 NIST Assessment of Phasor Measurement Unit Performance

February 9, 2016
Author(s)
Allen R. Goldstein
The first synchrophasor standard was published in 1995. The standard was revised in 2001, 2005, 2011, and 2014 with evolving performance requirements. In 2012 NIST began assessing the performance of PMUs, both commercially available and pre-production

Investigation of PMU Response to Leap Second: 2015

August 24, 2015
Author(s)
Allen R. Goldstein, Dhananjay Anand, YaShian Li-Baboud
Between 22:30:00 June 30, 2015, and 00:30:00 July 2, 2015, UTC, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) tested eight Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs) to investigate their response to the leap second adjustment to UTC which occurred