Guest Editors:

Jianhui Wang
Hamid Gharavi

Special Issue Papers

Scanning the Issue: Power Grid Resilience

By J. Wang and H. Gharavi

Power Systems Resilience Assessment: Hardening and Smart Operational Enhancement Strategies

By M. Panteli, D. N. Trakas, P. Mancarella, and N. D. Hatziargyriou

This paper provides a power system resilience assessment framework for system hardening and operational enhancement.

Resilience-Oriented Pre-Hurricane Resource Allocation in Distribution Systems Considering Electric Buses

By H. Gao, Y. Chen, S. Mei, S. Huang, and Y. Xu

This paper proposes a pre-hurricane resource allocation method consider- ing generation fuel, batteries, and electric buses.

An Integrated Approach for Power System Restoration Planning

By F. Qiu and P. Li

This paper describes a novel integrated approach for bulk power system restoration.

Battling the Extreme: A Study on the Power System Resilience

By Z. Bie, Y. Lin, G. Li, and F. Li

This paper presents a load restoration framework based on distribution automation technologies.

Modernizing Distribution System Restoration to Achieve Grid Resiliency Against Extreme Weather Events: An Integrated Solution

By C. Chen, J. Wang and D. Ton

This paper aims to design a decision support tool for closed-loop distribu- tion system restoration.

Networked Microgrids for Enhancing the Power System Resilience

By Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, F. Aminifar, A. Alabdulwahab, and Y. Al-Turki

This paper discusses how to form a networked microgrid cluster for improving power system resilience.

Distributed Power-Generation Systems and Protection

By F. Blaabjerg, Y. Yang, D. Yang, and X. Wang

This paper investigates the role of distributed power generation in power grid resilience improvement and the associated protection issues.

Microgrid Protection

By A. Hooshyar and R. Iravani

This paper focuses on the new requirements of microgrid protection in comparison with the traditional subtransmission and transmission protection systems.

Resilience of Energy Infrastructure and Services: Modeling, Data Analytics, and Metrics

By C. Ji, Y. Wei, and H. V. Poor

This paper discusses data analytics-based power grid resilience modeling and the relevant metrics.

Cybersecurity in Distributed Power Systems

By Z. Li, M. Shahidehpour, and F. Aminifar

This paper addresses cybersecurity issues in distributed power systems, in particular, microgrids.

Cyber-Physical Attack-Resilient Wide-Area Monitoring, Protection, and Control for the Power Grid

By A. Ashok, M. Govindarasu, and J. Wang

This paper proposes a comprehensive attack-resilience wide-area monitor- ing, protection, and control framework with a layered defense-in-depth approach.

Synchrophasor Sensor Networks for Grid Communication and Protection

By H. Gharavi and B. Hu

This paper focuses on using synchrophasor data to improve the effective- ness of grid protection and reducing outages.

Hurricanes and Power System Reliability-The Effects of Individual Decisions and System-Level Hardening

By A. C. Reilly, G. L. Tonn, C. Zhai, and S. D. Guikema

This paper discusses a novel perspective on how individual decisions can collectively affect system-level hardening through an integrated outage-prediction and agent-based model.

Demand-Side Resiliency and Electricity Continuity: Experiences and Lessons Learned in Japan

By H. Aki

This paper discusses the experiences and lessons learned from Japan using demand-side resources to improve electricity continuity.

Point of View

Intellectual Property and Universities: A Path Forward

By E. William Cowell III and Jeffrey H. Reed