TR2013-014

Development of a System for Power Theft Detection Using Smart Meters


    •  Sugiura, K.; Muso, T.; Tsuni, K.; Nikovski, D.; Esenther, A.; Sun, H., "Development of a System for Power Theft Detection Using Smart Meters", National Convention of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ), March 2013.
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      • @inproceedings{Sugiura2013mar,
      • author = {Sugiura, K. and Muso, T. and Tsuni, K. and Nikovski, D. and Esenther, A. and Sun, H.},
      • title = {Development of a System for Power Theft Detection Using Smart Meters},
      • booktitle = {National Convention of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)},
      • year = 2013,
      • month = mar,
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2013-014}
      • }
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We propose a method and system for detection of power theft based on a procedure for estimating technical losses in distribution networks from information about power demand from households and power supply from distribution transformers. This system makes it possible to detect power theft that has been impossible to detect so far. The effectiveness of this system will be verified on real power consumption data.