Applying the smart grid architecture model for designing and validating system-of-systems in the power and energy domain: A European perspective

Mathias Uslar, Sebastian Rohjans, Christian Neureiter, Filip Pröstl Andrén, Jorge Velasquez, Cornelius Steinbrink, Venizelos Efthymiou, Gianluigi Migliavacca, Seppo Horsmanheimo, Helfried Brunner, Thomas I. Strasser

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Abstract

The continuously increasing complexity of modern and sustainable power and energy systems leads to a wide range of solutions developed by industry and academia. To manage such complex system-of-systems, proper engineering and validation approaches, methods, concepts, and corresponding tools are necessary. The Smart Grid Architecture Model (SGAM), an approach that has been developed during the last couple of years, provides a very good and structured basis for the design, development, and validation of new solutions and technologies. This review therefore provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art and related work for the theory, distribution, and use of the aforementioned architectural concept. The article itself provides an overview of the overall method and introduces the theoretical fundamentals behind this approach. Its usage is demonstrated in several European and national research and development projects. Finally, an outlook about future trends, potential adaptations, and extensions is provided as well.

Original languageEnglish
Article number258
JournalEnergies
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2019
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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Keywords

  • Architecture
  • Development
  • Enterprise Architecture Management
  • Model-Based Software Engineering
  • Smart Grid
  • Smart Grid Architecture Model
  • System-of-Systems
  • Validation

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Uslar, M., Rohjans, S., Neureiter, C., Andrén, F. P., Velasquez, J., Steinbrink, C., Efthymiou, V., Migliavacca, G., Horsmanheimo, S., Brunner, H., & Strasser, T. I. (2019). Applying the smart grid architecture model for designing and validating system-of-systems in the power and energy domain: A European perspective. Energies, 12(2), [258]. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12020258