eSAT Publishing House
Smart Grid (SG) is an intelligent electricity network that incorporates advanced information, control and communication technologies to increase the reliability of existing power grid. With advanced communication and information technologies, smart grid deploys complex information management model. This paper presents a cloud service based information management model which opens the issues and benefits from the perspective of both smart grid domain and cloud domain of system model. The overall cost of data management includes storage, computation, upload, download and communication costs which need to be optimized.