Special Cases during the Detection of the Hook Style Energy Theft in Overhead Low-Voltage Power Grids through HS-DET Method – Part 1: High Measurement Differences, Very Long Hook Technique and “Smart” Hooks

Athanasios G. Lazaropoulos

Abstract


On the basis of [1], this pair of companion papers investigates the possibility of jamming the method of the detection of the hook style energy theft (HS-DET method) that can be used for the detection of the hook style energy theft in the overhead low-voltage (OV LV) power grids. The three main suspicious issues that have been identified in [1] are further investigated in this paper. The robustness of the HS-DET method against these issues is assessed by using percent error sum (PES) submetrics, appropriate contour plots and a new proposed robustness PES submetric against the hook style energy theft of HS-DET method.

Citation: Lazaropoulos, A. G. (2019). Special Cases during the Detection of the Hook Style Energy Theft in Overhead Low-Voltage Power Grids through HS-DET Method – Part 1: High Measurement Differences, Very Long Hook Technique and “Smart” Hooks. Trends in Renewable Energy, 5, 60-89. DOI: 10.17737/tre.2019.5.1.0082


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Smart Grid; Broadband over Power Lines (BPL); Power Line Communications (PLC); Distribution Power Grid; Energy Theft; Jamming; Robustness

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