Abruptness of Cascade Failures in Power Grids

@inproceedings{Pahwa2014AbruptnessOC,
  title={Abruptness of Cascade Failures in Power Grids},
  author={Sakshi Pahwa and Caterina M. Scoglio and Antonio Scala},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2014}
}
Electric power-systems are one of the most important critical infrastructures. In recent years, they have been exposed to extreme stress due to the increasing demand, the introduction of distributed renewable energy sources, and the development of extensive interconnections. We investigate the phenomenon of abrupt breakdown of an electric power-system under two scenarios: load growth (mimicking the ever-increasing customer demand) and power fluctuations (mimicking the effects of renewable… CONTINUE READING
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