Quantitative Power System Resilience Metrics and Evaluation Approach: Preprint

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Power system resilience is an emerging topic and plays an essential role in helping power industry understand and respond to the increasing threats of extreme weather events. The first step of power system resilience analysis is to introduce metrics to quantify the resilience reasonably. Existing resilience metrics are typically restrained by the limited data for extreme event modeling and fall short in terms of physical interpretation and comparability. This paper develops novel quantitative metrics to evaluate power system resilience in pre- and post-event contexts. The developed metrics illustrate clear physical meanings and can be effectively used to compare resilience across different systems under different extreme events. Moreover, the developed metrics can be applied to both transmission and distribution systems. Simulation on a distribution system is employed to validate the effectiveness of the proposed resilience metrics and resilience evaluation approach.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages9
StatePublished - 2022
Event2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting - Denver, Colorado
Duration: 17 Jul 202221 Jul 2022


Conference2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting
CityDenver, Colorado

Bibliographical note

See NREL/CP-5D00-84969 for paper as published in proceedings

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CP-5D00-81565


  • power system resilience
  • resilience metrics
  • resilience quantification


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