Towards a Secure, Resilient, and Distributed Infrastructure for Hydropower Plant Unit Control

Andrea Höller, Johannes Iber, Tobias Rauter, Christian Josef Kreiner

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Abstract

Today, there are ever increasing demands on hydro-electrical power plant controllers. They have to deal with a power grid that becomes ever more unpredictable due to renewable energies. Furthermore, power plants represent a critical infrastructure that have to provide a full operation, even in the presence of cyber-attacks and internal faults.

Here, we present an approach towards tackling these challenges by integrating the knowledge of multiple research domains such as security, fault tolerance and modeling. We propose a distributed infrastructure that provides resilience via an assured dynamic self-adaption. Further, we show the integration into an existing hydropower plant unit control. %how to integrate this approach into an existing infrastructure for hydro-electrical power plants.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks
EditorsKay Römer, Koen Langendoen, Thiemo Voigt
PublisherJunction Publishing
Pages253-254
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-0-9949886-0-7
Publication statusPublished - 14 Mar 2016
EventEuropean Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN) - Graz, Austria
Duration: 15 Feb 201617 Feb 2016

Conference

ConferenceEuropean Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN)
CountryAustria
CityGraz
Period15/02/1617/02/16

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  • Projects

    Industrial Informatics

    Höller, A., Preschern, C., Kreiner, C. J., Raschke, W., Sporer, H., Iber, J., Kajtazovic, N., Krisper, M., Sinnhofer, A. D., Macher, G., Rauter, T., Quaritsch, M., Dobaj, J. & Krug, T.

    1/09/12 → …

    Project: Research area

    AH-HyUnify - control platform for hydro-electric power generation

    Kreiner, C. J., Rauter, T., Höller, A. & Iber, J.

    1/11/1431/10/17

    Project: Research project

    Cite this

    Höller, A., Iber, J., Rauter, T., & Kreiner, C. J. (2016). Towards a Secure, Resilient, and Distributed Infrastructure for Hydropower Plant Unit Control. In K. Römer, K. Langendoen, & T. Voigt (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (pp. 253-254). Junction Publishing.