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Search Publications by: Cheyney O'Fallon (Ctr)

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Generator Fleet Characteristics Model

February 6, 2023
Cheyney O'Fallon, Avi Gopstein
This manuscript presents the Generator Fleet Characteristics Model (GFCM), a general purpose tool for the analysis of power system operations, economics, and resilience. The GFCM is a collection of MATLAB functions that use publicly available data with

NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 4.0

February 18, 2021
Avi Gopstein, Cuong Nguyen, Cheyney O'Fallon, Nelson Hastings, David A. Wollman
NIST's fourth framework informing America's development of the smart grid includes updates to the Smart Grid Conceptual Model, introduces new Communication Pathways Scenarios and an Ontology for the smart grid, provides guidance on cybersecurity practices

Quantifying Operational Resilience Benefits of the Smart Grid

February 9, 2021
Cheyney O'Fallon, Avi Gopstein
Automated systems for network protection, outage management, and restoration enable utilities to maintain service continuity through network reconfiguration even when confronted with a major hurricane. We employ a reduced form approach to evaluate the

Economics of Interoperability in the Context of Smart Grid Architectures

December 16, 2019
Cheyney O'Fallon, Avi Gopstein
Technological change in the electric power sector has progressed rapidly and there now is need for the development and evaluation of new smart grid architectures. This special publication discusses the current conditions of the U.S. electric grid and the

Quantifying Macroeconomic Resilience Dividends in Cedar Rapids

July 17, 2019
Juan F. Fung, Jennifer F. Helgeson, Cheyney M. O'Fallon, David H. Webb, Harvey Cutler
Cedar Rapids, Iowa offers a unique case study in planning for increased resilience. In 2008, Cedar Rapids experienced severe flooding. Rather than simply rebuilding, the city of Cedar Rapids is investing in a resilient flood control system, as well as in

A Computable General Equilibrium Model of Cedar Rapids

September 27, 2018
Jennifer Helgeson, Juan Fung, Cheyney O'Fallon, David Webb, Harvey Cutler
This report presents the development of a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model for the regional economy of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The general approach that this case study takes is outlined in Helgeson et al. [1] as a method to quantify the net co