A Taxonomy on Smart Grid Technology

Authored by: Anurag Jain , Rajneesh Kumar , Sunil Kumar Chawla

Handbook of Sustainable Development through Green Engineering and Technology

Print publication date:  September  2022
Online publication date:  September  2022

Print ISBN: 9780367650926
eBook ISBN: 9781003127819
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The conventional system had evolved when energy was low cost to satisfy the need of the world's electric power transmission. The distribution system in earlier times was the centralized, unidirectional, and demand-driven control system. To meet the increasing demand for electricity consumption, more power stations came into existence. This scenario of generation, distribution, and transmission is shown in Figure 6.1 (Farhangi, 2009).

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