Platform for Embedded Systems Design in the Smart Grid Framework

  • Isabel Moreno-GarcíaEmail author
  • Antonio Moreno-Muñoz
  • Víctor Pallarés-López
  • Rafael Real-Calvo
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 133)


Nowadays, there is a worldwide interest in Distributed Generation (DG). This is due to the need to integrate renewable energy sources into the Distribution System. This paper proposes the development of a platform to the safe and intelligent management of the DG in the grid. It is considered an Embedded System (ES) that performs measurements of Power Quality (PQ) and determines the consumption of electric power in the grid, in addition to implement the functionality of a digital relay providing to system of the typical protection functions. The proposed system requires a platform to integrate, among others, innovative technologies of processing multifunctional, synchronization and communication. NI LabVIEW Real-Time software, which allows the development of the system proposed in a real environment and the NI CompactRIO platform has been selected for this.


Smart Grid Power Quality Relay Embedded Systems CompactRIO 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Moreno-García
    • 1
    Email author
  • Antonio Moreno-Muñoz
    • 1
  • Víctor Pallarés-López
    • 1
  • Rafael Real-Calvo
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Group PAIDI-TIC-168University of CórdobaCórdobaSpain

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