US-India CollAborative For Smart DiStribution System WIth STorage

Theme & Coordinators

Theme Description Theme Coordinators
(US)
Theme Coordinators
(India)
Time Period
1

Detail:The theme deals with overall planning and execution of various objectives of the project in a cohesive manner. This task also includes knowledge dissemination by publishing relevant updates on website and interacting with the advisory board members.

Noel Shulz, WSU
Anurag Srivastava, WSU
Suresh Srivastava, IITK
Santanu Mishra, IITK ,
Ankush Sharma, IITK
Y1Q1-Y1Q2
2

Detail:The objective of this task is to develop benchmark models which can be used by various research group members of this project to test and validate their research and development work.

Noel Shulz, WSU
Anurag Srivastava, WSU
A R Abhyankar, IITD
Santanu Mishra, IITK
Suresh Srivastava, IITK
N P Padhy, IITR
Y1Q3-Y2Q4
3

Detail:The objective of this task is to analyse and model storage technology for smart distribution system. As a part of this task, hardware models will also be developed to study the impact of storage systems under dynamic operation of microgrids.

Noel Schulz, WSU
Ankush Sharma, IITK
Ram Krishna, TERI
Y1Q4-Y3Q2
4

Detail:The objective of this theme includes development of novel converter topologies, associated controls and protection system for AC/DC microgrid application. As a part of this task, primary controller design, secondary controller design, and AC/DC microgrid protection mechanisms will be studied.

A. Srivastava, WSU
Miroslav Begovic, TAMU
Mahesh Kumar,IITM
S R Samantaray,IITBBS
Santanu Mishra,IITK
Y1Q3-Y3Q4
5

Detail:The objective of this theme is to study various cyber infrastructure suitable for smart distribution grid. It will also validate their performance to make the overall system reliable and tolerant to cyber-attacks.

Mladen Kezunovic, TAMU
A. Srivastava, WSU
Manav Bhatnagar, IITD
B.K.Panigrahi, IITD
Navpreet Singh, IITK
Ketan Rajawat, IITK
Amey Karkare, IITK
Sandeep Shukla, IITK
Rajesh Kumar, PGCIL
Y1Q3-Y3Q4
6

Detail:The objectives of the task are Load Profiling and Forecasting, System Reconfiguration and State Estimation, Optimal Operation of DERs, and Demand Side Management.

Kevin Davies, HNEI
Ahmed Saber, ETAP
A Srivastava, WSU
Anu Annaswamy, MIT
Chanan Singh, TAMU
A R Abhyankar, IITD
A Mohapatra, IITK
S R Sahoo, IITK
Saikat Chakrabarti, IITK
Y1Q4-Y4Q2
7

Detail:The objectives of the task are addressing market and regulatory Issues, distribution market development, Integration of market mechanisms with frequency regulation and volt-VAR control.

Anu Annaswamy, MIT
Anjan Bose, WSU
A K Saxena, TERI
Anoop Singh, IITK
A R Abhyankar, IITD
Y2Q1-Y4Q3
8

Detail:As a part of this theme five testbeds are developed to test various research concepts developed as a part of R & D activities. This provides a mechanism to validate concepts in a lab environment before any possible deployment of technology.

A Srivastava, WSU
Mladen Kezunovic, TAMU
Rob Hovsapian, NREL
Santanu Misra, IITK
N P Padhy, IITR
Y2Q3-Y5Q1
9

Detail:As a part of this theme two urban, two rural and one semi-urban pilots will be developed. The pilots will also provide a means to test new technology in real-life smart distribution system.

A Srivastava, WSU
Noel Shulz, WSU
Mike Diedsch, AVISTA
Saikat Chakrabarti, IITK
Ankush Sharma, IITK
Suresh Srivastava, IITK
Subrata Sarkar, NETRA
Ram Krishna, TERI
Y2Q2-Y5Q4
10

Detail:The societal impact of smart distribution grid will be studied as a part of this theme. Based on this study various policy recommendation will be made to improve the impact of smart distribution system.

Christine Horne, WSU
(Social Impact)
Anjan Bose, WSU
A K Saxena, TERI
Deep Mukherjee, IITK
Anoop Singh, IITK
Y4Q1-Y5Q4 Except part of social study during Y1Q4
11

Detail:As a part of this activity various workshops, training programs, and conferences will be organized to educate and train workforce members to operate, maintain, and sustain a smart distribution grid.

Noel Shulz, WSU
Adaora Ifebigh, NRECA
Santanu Mishra, IITK
Ankush Sharma, IITK
Y1Q3-Y5Q4

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