A Proposed Secure Network Model for Implementing Smart Grid Applications in Ghana with WiMAX Technology

Advocates of smart grid networks implementation believes that smart grids will deliver a more secure, sustainable and affordable energy for future generations of consumers. It is also believed that smart grids would underlie much of the infrastructure which makes everyday life possible. In order to realize this dream, an Ultra High Frequency (UHF) telemetry system has been used to deploy pilot Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) networks in the urban centers of accra and tema as a starting point in implementing a full nationwide smart grid network for the energy generation and distribution sectors of the country.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Science and Telecommunications Topic: Security Date Added: Oct 2013 Format: PDF

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