Advances on sensing technologies for smart cities and power grids: A review

Rosario Morello*, Subhas C. Mukhopadhyay, Zheng Liu, Daniel Slomovitz, Subhransu Ranjan Samantaray

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This paper aims to highlight the advancement on the emergent technologies, implementations, and applications in smart power grid and city. Advanced sensing systems and smart transducers are used to improve the performances of electric grid and city services. The final aim is to provide readers with a clearer understanding of the current state of the art about this topic by describing some applications and suggesting new features and ideas in the field of sensors and sensing systems dedicated to smart electric grid, power networks, and smart cities.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8000575
Pages (from-to)7596-7610
Number of pages15
JournalIEEE Sensors Journal
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2017


  • IoT
  • phasormeasurement units
  • smart city
  • smart grid
  • smart power meter
  • Smart sensors
  • smart vehicle
  • synchronization
  • WSN


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