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Current practice is reviewed to establish a sound understanding of the underlying principles of power system transmission, distribution, operation & control with an emphasis on the developments taking place, The course aims to make candidates aware of improvements that technological advances make possible and to consider implementing these on their system.
What Do Participants Learn?
Understand how FACTS devices can provide real-time support to improve network operation
Understand how to improve the quality of the supply, dips, swells and harmonics sources
Be familiar with diagnostic tools that lead to improved reliability including PD measurement
Deal with methods to handle higher fault levels and power demand and cable thermal rating
Deal with the question of alternative forms of generation and CO2 emissions
Who Should Attend?
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Section One: Introduction
Overview of a typical system covering generation, transmission, and distribution
Determination of flow of real (P) and reactive power (Q)
Determination and control of fault level
Control of reactive power & voltage
Control of active power & system frequency
The requirements for reactive compensation – voltage profiles
Quality of supply
Section Two: Current Operational Problems
Coping with rising demand for power – transmission, and distribution
The costs associated with increasing fault level
Catering for increasing load on the existing system – ratings of plant
Monitoring of plant condition – e.g. temperature
A review of analytical methods & demonstration of software for optimizing system operation
Increasing problems of heavily loaded systems – stability, voltage dips
Introduction to System Operation
Active Power and Frequency Control – automated
Voltage Control and Reactive Power Requirements – automated
Generation, including combined cycle and small embedded generators
Transmission voltage levels – line and cable design, power loading and de-rating for temperature effects
Section Three: Emerging Technologies
Energy and the Environment – solar power, geothermal power, etc. CO2 and its impact on the world
‘Green’ generation? Is it possible on a large scale or are there stability problems?
Demand Side Management – remote load control – minimizing demand – optimizing transmission – coping with dips and swells
Optical Current Transducers for Protection – optical current sensors eliminate CT saturation
High Voltage Applications – Surge protection, current limiters network switching, etc