|SOGRID is an industrial Smart-Grid demonstrator project led by ERDF and STMicroelectronics, in a consortium of 10 partners (Nexans, Sagemcom, Landys & Gyr Capgemini, Trialog, LAN, Grenoble-INP, LAN and Ecole Polytechnique).|
The demonstrator is part of the electricity grid in Toulouse, where the project was officially launched on 1 April 2013. The SOGRID project stems from the call for expressions of interest in smart grids, issued by ADEME (French Agency for Environment and Energy Management). Initiated in 201 within government program “Investissements d’avenir”, it was approved by the French State in 2012.
This experiment is part of a comprehensive approach aimed at
In what way is this a ground-breaking project?
The SOGRID project will make it possible to develop a next-generation microchip and to equip many devices connected to the power grid. It will permit point-to-point communication and thus create a Smart grid.
What are the stakes?
With SOGRID, the ambition of the consortium’s partners’ is to test and further an international communication standard based on PLC technology, which will help boost an industrial sector of excellence in France.
We present a mathematical modelling and a solution approach to determine the number and placement of measurement devices and repeaters that minimize the total measurement cost and ensure the convergence of the state estimation function considered as well as the satisfaction of telecom and G3 PLC constraints.
A routing protocol, LOADng (The Lightweight On-demand Ad hoc Distance-vector Routing Protocol – Next Generation), is developed to enable ecient, scalable and secure routing in such constrained en- vironments. As a reactive protocol, it does not always keep a routing table for all destination, but generates routing messages only when there is data to be sent in the network, to reduce routing overhead and memory consumption. Designed with a modular approach, LOADng can be extended with additional components for adapting the protocol to different topologies, traffic and medium characteristics. LOADng has been ratified as the routing protocol for G3-PLC (G.9903) recommendation.
Observing the State of a Smart Grid Using Bilevel Programming Proceedings Article
In: In Proceeding of the 9th Annual International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications (COCOA'15),, LNCS 9486, 364-376, 2015.
In: IEEE Internet of Things Journal, vol. 2015, no. 06, 2015.
In: Hindawi International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2014, no. Article ID 352421, pp. 12, 2014.
In: Proceedings of IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things WF-IoT 2014, 2014.
A Depth First Forwarding (DFF) Extension for the LOADng Routing Protocol Proceedings Article
In: ASON 2013 Sixth International Workshop on Autonomous Self-Organizing Networks, 2013.
Evaluation of Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy Networks: LOADng and RPL Proceedings Article
In: 2013 IEEE Conference on Wireless Sensors, 2013.
Jitter Considerations in On-demand Route Discovery for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Proceedings Article
In: The 16th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems (NBiS-2013), 2013.