Anas Mujahid This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.1 and Mohammad Saif ur Rehman2

1Key Laboratory for Physical Electronics and Devices of the Ministry of Education & Shaanxi Key Lab of Information Photonic Technique, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China
2Key Laboratory for Physical Electronics and Devices of the Ministry of Education, HPM Antenna wireless energy transmission and microwave measurement, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China


Received: January 7, 2021
Accepted: January 31, 2021
Publication Date: August 1, 2021

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Power generation and transmission effectiveness of energy systems have always been impacted around the globe. An imbalanced load of different devices on whole grids have factually conceived disastrous events across history. Traditionally, to resolve imbalances, blackouts are conducted to stabilize the supply to the remainder of the grid network. This paper presents the development of a remote energy measurement system using Arduino and sensors (C.T. & P.T.), to measure and protect user-end components from potential failure. Arduino records individual sensor data and transmits the relative data through Wi-Fi via a local internet connection to the base station. The unit also displays all related data such as energy consumption (Power), current, and voltage on an integrated display panel. This paper also proposes an improved energy meter design, capable of monitoring load prioritized electrical circuits for load management to avoid complete blackouts. The model is simulated, and energy meter hardware is developed, assessing the load shedding scheme using the proposed prioritization of load circuits.

Keywords: Energy meter, Potential transformer (P.T.), Current transformer (C.T.), Wi-Fi Module, Arduino, High priority load circuit board, Low priority load circuit board


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