On restorability of electricity distribution and telecommunication networks by remote operations

Pirkko Kuusela, Ilkka Norros

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Abstract

We study joint restorability of interdependent telecommunications (optical + mobile) and electricity distribution networks after a long-Term blackout. Restorability of a node in either network requires an availability of services of both networks. Simulations with a large number of randomly generated realistic network topologies and their variations indicate that restoration proportions in both networks are at the same level regardless of the internal topological robustness of the networks. In this setting, the mobile network coverage radius is a key element in restorability, and quite large a radius is needed for a complete restoration. The prediction of the restoration progress is difficult, and the complete restorability from all root nodes is costly to achieve.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 IEEE International Energy Conference, ENERGYCON 2018
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-3669-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-1283-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jun 2018
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIEEE International Energy Conference, ENERGYCON 2018 - Limassol, Cyprus
Duration: 3 Jun 20187 Jun 2018
http://www.energycon2018.org/

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Energy Conference, ENERGYCON 2018
Abbreviated titleENERGYCON 2018
CountryCyprus
CityLimassol
Period3/06/187/06/18
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    Kuusela, P., & Norros, I. (2018). On restorability of electricity distribution and telecommunication networks by remote operations. In 2018 IEEE International Energy Conference, ENERGYCON 2018 (pp. 1-6). IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/ENERGYCON.2018.8398808