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Real-Time Application of Synchrophasors for Improving Reliability

Sept. 30, 2010

North American Electric Reliability Corporation


Examination of how synchophasor technology can help reliability in the electricity provision sector. Applying synchophasor technology would require broad deployment of phasor measurement units, a particular feature of smart meters, and dedicated high-speed communication line in the smart grid.

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