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Monitoring and Control using Synchrophasors in Power Systems with Renewables

Monitoring and Control using Synchrophasors in Power Systems with Renewables

Edited by Innocent Kamwa, Chao Lu, Lipeng Zhu

With the integration of more distributed or aggregated renewables, and the wide utilization of power electronic devices, modern power systems are facing new stability and security challenges, such as the weakly damped oscillation caused by wind farms connected through long distance transmission lines, the frequency stability problem induced by the reduction of inertia and the voltage stability issue resulting from the interactions between transmission systems and dynamic loads.

Meanwhile, synchronized phasor measurement technology developed very fast in the last decade, and more phasor measurement units (PMUs) and wide area measurement systems (WAMSs) have been deployed. These provide more insights into the system dynamics and approaches to overcoming the new challenges.

This book addresses the emerging concepts, methodologies and applications of wide area monitoring, control and protection in power systems with integrated large scale renewables. Chapters cover monitoring, modelling and validation, control, and data mining with an emphasis on synchrophasor technology, and experiences with real power grids.

About the Editors

Innocent Kamwa is a Research Scientist at Hydro-Quebec Research Institute, specializing in system dynamics, power grid control, wind energy, and storage integration studies. He became Chief Scientist for smart grid in 2009, and Head of Power System and Mathematics in 2014, overseeing the Hydro-Quebec Network Simulation Centre, and Acting Scientific Director of IREQ in 2016. He holds Adjunct Professor positions at McGill University and Université Laval.

Chao Lu is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Department at Tsinghua University. His research interests include complex system analysis and control in smart grid, wide-area measurement systems, and applications of energy storage systems. He has published more than 130 academic papers and been awarded ten academic and scientific awards. He is an IEEE senior member, and also serves on the boards of key journals, including IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution.

Lipeng Zhu received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2018. He is currently working as a Senior Research Assistant in The Center for Electrical Energy Systems, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. His research interests mainly include PMU data analysis, spatial-temporal data analytics, and data-driven power system stability and control.

Item Subjects:
Energy Engineering

Publication Year: 2020

Pages: 478

ISBN-13: 978-1-78561-477-4

Format: HBK

Editors: Innocent Kamwa, Chao Lu, Lipeng Zhu

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