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Impact of non-synchronous generation on transmission oscillations paths

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posted on 2018-03-27, 10:48 authored by Harold R. Chamorro, Camilo A. Ordonez, Jimmy C-H. Peng, Francisco Gonzalez-LongattFrancisco Gonzalez-Longatt, Vijay K. Sood, Al-Hossein M. Sharaf
The large scale penetration of non-synchronous generation has been causing several impacts on the power systems dynamics. The low-frequency oscillations affect the power exchanged along the transmission lines/corridors. This paper uses the Multi-Prony Analysis mode estimation technique to monitor and suggest the dominant oscillation modes which can be useful for wide-area control purposes. Moreover, the oscillation modes are also monitored under gradual cases of non-synchronous generation integration in the system. The methodology is applied to two different test transmission systems: i) the two area system and, ii) the Nordic 32 system. The results illustrate the similarity and differences in the scenarios proposed.



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2018 IEEE Texas Power and Energy Conference (TPEC)


CHAMORRO, H.R. ...et al., 2018. Impact of non-synchronous generation on transmission oscillations paths. Presented at the 2018 IEEE Texas Power and Energy Conference (TPEC), College Station,Texas, USA, 8-9 Feb.


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