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Title: Centralized volt-var optimization strategy considering malicious attack on distributed energy resources control
Authors: Majumdar, Ankur
Agalgaonkar, Yashodhan
Pal, Bikash C.
Gottschalg, Ralph
Keywords: Distributed energy resources (DER)
Volt var optimization (VVO)
Bad data detection (BDD)
Malicious attacks
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: MAJUMDAR, A. ... et al, 2018. Centralized volt-var optimization strategy considering malicious attack on distributed energy resources control. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 9(1), pp. 148-156.
Abstract: The adoption of information and communication technology (ICT) based centralized volt-var control (VVC) leads to an optimal operation of a distribution feeder. However, it also poses a challenge that an adversary can tamper with the metered data and thus can render the VVC action ineffective. Distribution system state estimation (DSSE) acts as a backbone of centralized VVC. Distributed energy resources (DER) injection measurements constitute leverage measurements from a DSSE point of view. This paper proposes two solutions as a volt var optimization-distribution system state estimation (VVO-DSSE) malicious attack mitigating strategy when the DER injection measurements are compromised. The first solution is based on local voltage regulation controller set-points. The other solution effectively employs historical data or forecast information. The concept is based on a cumulant based probabilistic optimal power flow with the objective of minimizing the expectation of total power losses. The effectiveness of the approach is performed on the 95-bus UK generic distribution system (UKGDS) and validated against Monte Carlo simulations.
Description: This is an Open Access Article. It is published by IEEE under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence (CC BY). Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Sponsor: This work has been supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) UK through the PV2025-Potential Costs and Benefits of Photovoltaics for UK-Infrastructure and Society (EP/K02227X/1).
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2017.2706965
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/26505
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1109/TSTE.2017.2706965
ISSN: 1949-3029
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