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EEE 155 - Power Systems Control

Code Start Date Duration Venue
EEE 155 15 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
EEE 155 19 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
EEE 155 23 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
EEE 155 28 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
EEE 155 02 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Power system operations and control continue to be utility mission-critical activities, focused on the reliability and security of the grid as well as on economic dispatch of the system. in this course, participants will learn the fundamentals of power system dispatchers as well as fossil fuel and hydroelectric generating station switchboard and control operators.

Course Objectives

  • Being familiar with the constraints in power system operation
  • Understanding principles of frequency control     
  • Learing voltage and power flow control principles
  • Being familar with Real and Reactive Power Scheduling
  • Understanding the fundamentals of Preventive, Emergency and Restorative Control
  • Practicing Power System Structures planning and coordination

Who Should Attend?

  • Power plant and system operators
  • System planners
  • System security monitors
  • Electric power marketers and brokers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Overview of power system operations and control
  • Security analysis framework
  • Role of the EMS (energy management system)
  • Optimal power flows
  • Optimization
  • Economic dispatch problems
  • Formulation of optimal power flow problem
  • Solution methods

Day 2

  • Objective functions and representation of constraints
  • Applications to dispatch and rescheduling
  • Pricing information and spot pricing
  • Role of reactive power
  • Resource scheduling and commitment
  • Nature of resource scheduling problem
  • Time hierarchies
  • Objectives and constraints

Day 3

  • Unit commitment and hydro-thermal coordination
  • Role in EMS
  • State estimation
  • Fundamental notions
  • Static state estimation - role and formulation
  • The least squares state estimation solution
  • Constrained weighted least squares estimation

Day 4

  • Key functions and their interrelationships
  • Measurement requirements
  • Observability
  • Bad data identification/ detection, analysis and processing
  • Electricity restructuring
  • Transition from monopoly to competition
  • Competitive electricity markets
  • Market design
  • Interrelationships between various markets

Day 5

  • Impacts of restructuring and competition
  • Unbundling
  • Nature of transmission services
  • Congestion management
  • Ancillary services
  • Informational needs