Technical Objectives

Overall Goal

Develop an operational tool that manage DER clusters in the power distribution system to facilitate improving grid reliability and resiliency and at the same time supporting critical infrastructure.

Technical Objectives

  • Develop dynamic integrated transmission and distribution model with situational awareness module.

  • Design and develop a cluster organization and hierarchical area control module

  • Design and develop a grid level optimization module.

  • Design a dynamic cluster control architecture and risk/threat resiliency module

  • Design a network reconfiguration module.

  • Design a grid-aware communication and cyber security threat detection module.

  • Develop a framework for lab scale and field implementation and demonstrate in the lab and field.