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Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8252901, 12 pages
Research Article

Research on the Influence of Sensor Network Communication in the Electromagnetic Environment of Smart Grid

1College of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Tianjin University of Science & Technology, Tianjin 300222, China
2State Grid Information & Telecommunication Branch, Beijing 100761, China
3Tianjin University of Technology, Tianjin 300222, China

Received 8 November 2015; Accepted 5 January 2016

Academic Editor: Hui Cheng

Copyright © 2016 Yiying Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Smart grid adopts wildly various sensors for lots of applications to sense work environment, monitor production process and realize the automation control, and so forth. However, due to the wireless and open communication, the electromagnetic phenomena in the communication and the electric network of the sensor network usually produce the mutual interference. Meanwhile, electrical equipment and sensors are usually in high pressure electromagnetic environment. Therefore, it is very necessary and important to ensure the reliability and stability in smart grid applications. And the sensing and communication device must be after equal parameter simulation environment under strict evaluation and verification can be put to use in actual production operation system. In this paper, we analyze the application of wireless sensor network in smart grid and propose the test method of the interaction between WSN and smart grid.