Power Systems Engineering Research Center

S-82G Project Summary 

Cyber-Physical Modeling, Visualization and Metric for Microgrid Resiliency

Summary Keeping the power on especially to the critical facilities (e.g. hospitals and fire department) during extreme outages is essential. System vulnerabilities and the growing prevalence of cyber attacks present significant risks to cyber-physical power grids, especially for a military or critical microgrid. This project aims to develop cyber-physical microgrid models and simulations focused on evaluating resiliency and enabling a 3D visualization framework through following tasks: i) Cyber-Physical Microgrid Modeling for IEEE test system and Miramar Microgrid, ii) Cyber-Physical Resilience Metric and Visualization inspired by the Ukraine Attack, and iii) Cyber-Physical Defense Mechanisms and Enhanced Resilience. Increased awareness of the microgrid operational status considering cyber-physical layers will enable the operator to take cyber-physical control actions and enable resiliency.
Academic Team Members Project Leader: Anurag Srivastava (WSU, asrivast@eecs.wsu.edu); Team members: Adam Hahn (WSU, ahahn@eecs.wsu.edu)
Industry Team Members Brian Miller (NREL), Glen Chason (EPRI), Dan Ton (DOE), Evangelos Farantatos (EPRI), Tony Thomas (NRECA)
Project Period July 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019