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Determining the frequency stability boundary of the Tasmanian system due to voltage disturbances


Jones, Derek and Pasalic, S and Negnevitsky, M and Haque, ME, Determining the frequency stability boundary of the Tasmanian system due to voltage disturbances, Proceedings of the IEEE PES International Conference on Power Systems Technology (POWERCON 2012), 30 October - 2 November, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 1-6. (2012) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Large-scale integration of wind into power grids can have significant impact on the system stability. This paper presents the Rate of Change of Frequency (RoCoF) metric to determine limitations of the system with high levels of wind penetration. The metric takes into account the system inertia, wind turbine response, and the size of contingencies. The metric is then applied to the Tasmanian power system – a small predominantly hydro power system with a potentially large-scale penetration of wind. The simulation studies are carried out using PSS/E. Case studies are performed with critical contingencies such as the loss of synchronous generation, loss of wind generation and loss of the HVDC interconnector, and their impacts are discussed.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:power generation dispatch, power system dynamics, power system stability, wind power generation
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Electrical engineering
Research Field:Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics)
Objective Division:Energy
Objective Group:Mining and extraction of energy resources
Objective Field:Mining and extraction of energy resources not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Negnevitsky, M (Professor Michael Negnevitsky)
UTAS Author:Haque, ME (Dr Md Enamul Haque)
ID Code:82730
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Engineering
Deposited On:2013-02-15
Last Modified:2018-04-13

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