A Survey on Smart Grid Communication Infrastructures: Motivations, Requirements and Challenges

  title={A Survey on Smart Grid Communication Infrastructures: Motivations, Requirements and Challenges},
  author={Ye Yan and Yi Qian and Hamid R. Sharif and David Tipper},
  journal={IEEE Communications Surveys \& Tutorials},
A communication infrastructure is an essential part to the success of the emerging smart grid. A scalable and pervasive communication infrastructure is crucial in both construction and operation of a smart grid. In this paper, we present the background and motivation of communication infrastructures in smart grid systems. We also summarize major requirements that smart grid communications must meet. From the experience of several industrial trials on smart grid with communication… 

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