L. H. Tsoukalas and R. Gao, “From Smart Grids to an Energy Internet: Assumptions, Architectures and Requirements,” Third International Conference on Electric Utility Deregulation and Restructuring and Power Technologies (DRPT 2008), Nanjuing, 6-9 April 2008, pp. 94-98. doi:10.1109/DRPT.2008.4523385
 V. C. Gungor, B. Lu and G. P. Hancke, “Opportunities and Challenges of Wireless Sensor Networks in Smart Grid — A Case Study of Link Quality Assessments in Power Distribution Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 57, No. 10, October 2010, pp. 3557-3564. doi:10.1109/TIE.2009.2039455
 S. M. Amin and B. F. Wollenberg, “Toward a Smart Grid: Power Delivery for the 21st Century,” IEEE on Power and Energy Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 5, September-October 2005, pp. 34-41. doi:10.1109/MPAE.2005.1507024
 D. Mayne, “How the Smart Grid Will Energize the World,” White Paper. http://www.digi.com
 B. Rob and B. Tim, “Practical Consideration of the Smart Grid,” White Paper. http://www.wireie.com
 M. A. S. Masoum, P. S. Moses and S. Deilami, “Load Management in Smart Grids Considering Harmonic Distortion and Transformer Derating,” Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), Gaithersburg, 19-21 January 2010, pp.1-7.
 S. Keshav and C. Rosenberg, “How Internet Concepts and Technologies can Help Green and Smarten the Electric Grid,” Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGCOMM Work- shop on Green Networking, 2010, pp. 35-40. doi:10.1145/ 1851290.1851298
 Alvarion Research and Development Team-Smart Grid Unit, “Optimizing Smart Powergrids with WiMAX and Broadband Wireless Connectivity Solutions,” White Paper. http: //www.alvarion.com
 G. N. Ericsson, “Cyber Security and Power System Communication — Essential Parts of a Smart Grid Infrastructure,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 25, No. 3, July 2010, pp. 1501-1507. doi:10.1109/TPWR D.2010.2046654
 G. N. Ericsson, “Classification of Power Systems Communications Needs and Requirements: Experiences from Case Studies at Swedish National Grid,” IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. 17, No. 2, April 2002, pp. 345-347. doi:10.1109/61.997896
 V. K. Sood, D. Fischer, J. M. Eklund and T. Brown, “Developing a Communication Infrastructure for the Smart Grid,” IEEE on Electrical Power & Energy Conference (EPEC), Montreal, 22-23 October 2009, pp.1-7. doi:10. 1109/EPEC.2009.5420809
 K. Moslehi, A. B. R. Kumar, D. Shurtleff, M. Laufenberg, A. Bose and P. Hirsch, “Framework for a Self-Healing Power Grid,” IEEE on Power Engineering Society General Meeting, Vol. 3, 12-16 June 2005, p. 3027. doi:10. 1109/PES.2005.1489709
 M. E. Ropp, “Similarities between Vehicle-to-Grid Interfaces and Photovoltaic Systems,” IEEE on Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC’09), 7-10 September 2009, pp. 1221-1225. doi:10.1109/VPPC.2009.5289711
 K. Moslehi, “Transmission Fast Simulation and Modeling: “Functional Requirements,” 1011666, “Architectural Requirements”, 1011667, and “Business Case Analysis”, 1012152, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA, Intelligrid Final Report, October 2005. http://www.epri-intelligrid.com
 C. H. Hauser, D. E. Bakken, I. Diony-Siou, K. H. Gjermundrod, V. S. Irava, J. Helkey and A. Bose, ”Security, Trust, and QoS in Next-Generation Control and Communication for Large Power Systems,” International Journal of Critical Infrastructures, Vol. 4, No. 1-2, 2008, pp. 3-16.
 Z. C. Xu and X. M. Li, “The Construction of Interconnected Communication System among Smart Grid and a variety of Networks,” Power and Energy Engineering Conference (APPEEC), 2010 Asia-Pacific, 28-31 March 2010, pp. 1-5. doi:10.1109/APPEEC.2010.5448246
 S. M. Kaplan, F. Sissine, A. Abel, J. Wellinghoff, S. G. Kelly and J. J. Hoecker, “Smart Grid: Modernizing Electric Power Transmission and Distribution; Energy Independence, Storage and Security; Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA); Improving Electrical Grid Efficiency, Communication, Reliability, and Resiliency; Integrating New and Renewable Energy Sources,” Part of the Government Series, US Federal Government Report, Capitol.Net, 2009.
 F. Lobo, A. Lopez, A. Cabello, D. Mora, R. Mora, F. Carmona, J. Moreno, D. Roman, A. Sendin and I. Berganza, “How to Design a Communication Network over Distribution Networks,” 20th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution — Part 1, 8-11 June 2009, pp. 1-4.
 C. H. Hauser, D. E. Bakken and A. Bose, “A Failure to Communicate: Next Generation Communication Require- ments, Technologies, and Architecture for the Electric Power Grid,” IEEE on Power and Energy Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 2, March-April 2005, pp. 47-55. doi:10.1109/ MPAE.2005.1405870
 T. J. Hammons, “Integrating Renewable Energy Sources into European Grids,” International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Vol. 30, No. 8, October 2008, pp. 462-475. doi:10.1016/j.ijepes.2008.04.010
 U.S Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). http://www.netl.doe.gov/smartgrid
 IntelliGrid Project, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). http://intelligrid.epri.com