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Real-Time Application of Synchrophasors for Improving Reliability

September 2010
North American Electric Reliability Corporation
Standards and Interoperability, Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Smart Meter, Distribution System, Transmission System, RAPIR, PMUs Synchrophasors

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.