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Cyber Vulnerability Assessment of Microgrids with 5G-Enabled Distributed Control

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As microgrids utilize 5G wireless communication technologies to increase speed and efficiency, they could become more vulnerable to cyberattacks. 

Researchers investigated the effects of cyberattacks on microgrids with 5G-enabled coordinated set point modulation (5GCSPM). Simulation results showed that cyberattacks can hinder the stability of 5GCSPM by changing output voltage and power.

The research identified control system vulnerabilities and evaluated the impact of several types of cyberattacks. This knowledge can provide a starting point for cybersecure designs.