Authors: D. Bian, M. Kuzlu, M. Pipattanasomporn, and S. Rahman
Journal: 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting,
Denver, CO, 2015, pp. 1-5
Abstract: The objective of this paper is to present a real-time co-simulation platform for analyzing electric power grid operation, taking into account integrated communication systems. This paper discusses how a co-simulation platform can be set up using OPNET and OPAL-RT as communication and power system simulators, respectively. A simplified distribution automation case study is demonstrated to show how the co- simulation platform can be used to analyze performance of the smart grid operation in real-time. .