Smart Grid Communication Protocols in Intelligent Service for Household Energy Use

  • Ivaylo StoyanovEmail author
  • Teodor Iliev
  • Grigor Mihaylov
  • Elena Ivanova
  • Panagiotis Kogias
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 661)


In this article is presented an overview of the existing solutions for smart grids. Several modelling criteria are presented, which are graded according to the type of consumer. The purpose of this article is to define the most suitable design criterion for modelling of a Smart Grid (SG) using a photovoltaic power source and supplying a data server. In the proposed smart grid design, we aimed at making the operation of the system as simple as possible in terms of controls and communication, with use of intelligent communication and control devices. In this way the users get feedback on their energy consumption. Thus, users can monitor their energy consumption and make decisions, whether to change their energy behavior. We propose so-called smart system for energy management and monitoring of the energy consumption in households. For this purpose, we defined basic criterion parameters, which have to be taken into account when designing a smart grid system.


Smart grid ICT services Communication levels 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Power EngineeringUniversity of RuseRuseBulgaria
  2. 2.Department of TelecommunicationUniversity of RuseRuseBulgaria
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringEastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of TechnologyKavalaGreece

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