Smart Grid: ICT and electric energy network upgrading – State of art

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Carlos Andrés Díaz Andrade
Juan Carlos Delgado Hernández


In the world is growing interest in developing policies and regulations that encourage the creation of social awareness of greenhouse gas emissions. Many governments also want to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. Called Smart Grid technologies can support these goals by reducing carbon emissions by managing energy demand. In addition to environmental benefits, its implementation improves the efficiency of transmission and power distribution, and allows the integration of distributed renewable energy sources. The infrastructure of the Smart Grid should provide future requirements and take advantage of emerging technologies. With the mass use of electric vehicles, the network must be able to respond to the enormous increase in demand. These actions are important in many sectors, but particularly for ICT, as their development is to enable power grids to become "smarter".

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Carlos Andrés Díaz Andrade, Integratic SAS.

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Juan Carlos Delgado Hernández, Integratic SAS.

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