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Power System Stability and Control

25 Professional Development Hours

This course will help you to:

  • Possess advanced knowledge about methods for dynamic power system analysis, including steady state and transient stability
  • Possess advanced knowledge of modelling of synchronous machines for dynamic analysis (in steady state operation and during grid faults)
  • Have specialized insight and understanding of power-frequency control and voltage control using detailed models of turbines, generators and network
  • Emphasis on modelling of synchronous machines with excitation systems and hydro turbines including penstock and hydraulic system
  • Have specialized insight and understanding of the principles for primary control, including modelling of turbine governors and voltage controllers
  • Have specialized insight and understanding of the principles for secondary control, including set point control of active power and voltage, active reserves and load following control
  • Possess advanced knowledge of modelling and dynamic analysis of large power systems, in particular power system damping issues involving modal analysis
  • Know the construction, modelling and control of HVDC and FACTS components related to power system stability

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of power system stability and control of power system and their problems. This includes the basic concepts, physical aspects of the phenomena, methods of analysis, examples of incidents of system instability, challenges to the secure operation of present-day power systems, and comprehensive approach to enhancing system security.

Who should attend:

Power System Analysts and Engineers, including Generation and Transmission Planners and Operational Engineers • Protection Engineers • ISO/RTO Technical Staff • Operations Supervisors • Power Developers and Marketers • Power Exchange Personnel • Regulatory Staff • Economic and Management Consultants

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to power system stability
  • Review of equipment characteristics and modelling
  • Control of active power and frequency
  • Control of reactive power and voltage
  • Transient (angle) stability
  • Small-signal (angle) stability
  • Sub-synchronous torsional oscillations
  • Voltage stability
  • Frequency stability
  • Wind turbine generators
  • Major power grid blackouts in recent years
  • Comprehensive approach to power system security
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Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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