Real-time Frequency-based Corrective Control of Future Networks - FreCon

Lead Research Organisation: University of Manchester
Department Name: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Abstract

The ultimate objective of the proposed research is to create a wide-area intelligent system, that empowers the future power grids by providing critical and extensive synchronised information in real-time, assessing system vulnerability quickly, and performing timely corrective control actions based on system-wide considerations. The focus of this project will be on one of the most complex, and as yet unsolved, challenges incorporating measurement, control and protection aspects: the design of a new closed-loop coordinated corrective control scheme, which can be applied to eliminating frequency instabilities, cascading outages and catastrophic blackouts in networks.

Publications

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Alamuti M (2012) Intermittent Fault Location in Distribution Feeders in IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery

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Azizipanah-Abarghooee R (2016) Multiobjective Dynamic Optimal Power Flow Considering Fuzzy-Based Smart Utilization of Mobile Electric Vehicles in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

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Cai D (2016) Roadmap for the deployment of WAMPAC in the future GB power system in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution

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Chakrabarti S (2009) Measurements get together in IEEE Power and Energy Magazine

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Ciric R (2011) Impact of distributed generators on arcing faults in distribution networks in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution

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Ding L (2013) Two-Step Spectral Clustering Controlled Islanding Algorithm in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems

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Ghafourian S (2016) General Analysis of Vacuum Circuit Breaker Switching Overvoltages in Offshore Wind Farms in IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery

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González-Longatt F. (2012) Impact of shaft stiffness on inertial response of fixed speed wind turbines in Dianli Xitong Zidonghua/Automation of Electric Power Systems

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Kirincic V. (2013) A hybrid state estimator with pseudo-flows and pseudo-injections in International Review on Modelling and Simulations

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LIU Y (2016) Power system restoration: a literature review from 2006 to 2016 in Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy

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Novanda H (2013) Assessment of Frequency and Harmonic Distortions During Wind Farm Rejection Test in IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy

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PHADKE A (2016) Improving the performance of power system protection using wide area monitoring systems in Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy

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Popov M (2016) Methodology for testing a parameter-free fault locator for transmission lines in Electric Power Systems Research

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Preston G (2011) New settings-free fault location algorithm based on synchronised sampling in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution

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Quiros-Tortos J (2018) Intentional Controlled Islanding and Risk Assessment: A Unified Framework in IEEE Systems Journal

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Quirós-Tortós J (2016) Reducing excessive standing phase angle differences: A new approach based on OPF and wide area measurements in International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems

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Quirós-Tortós J (2015) Sectionalising methodology for parallel system restoration based on graph theory in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution

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Radojevic Z (2013) Smart Overhead Lines Autoreclosure Algorithm Based on Detailed Fault Analysis in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid

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Rajapakse A (2010) Rotor Angle Instability Prediction Using Post-Disturbance Voltage Trajectories in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems

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Regulski P (2012) Estimation of Frequency and Fundamental Power Components Using an Unscented Kalman Filter in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

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TERZIJA V (2016) Guest editorial: special issue on wide area monitoring, protection and control in smart grid in Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy

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Terzija V (2011) Frequency and Power Components Estimation from Instantaneous Power Signal in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

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Valverde G (2011) A Constrained Formulation for Hybrid State Estimation in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems

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Valverde G (2011) Nonlinear Estimation of Synchronous Machine Parameters Using Operating Data in IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion

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Valverde G (2013) Stochastic Monitoring of Distribution Networks Including Correlated Input Variables in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems

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Valverde G (2012) Probabilistic load flow with non-Gaussian correlated random variables using Gaussian mixture models in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution

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Valverde G (2011) Unscented Kalman filter for power system dynamic state estimation in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution

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WALL P (2016) Deployment and demonstration of wide area monitoring system in power system of Great Britain in Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy

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Zhang X (2010) Increased energy in stable dry-band arcs due to length compression in IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation

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Zheng T (2016) Fast, In Situ]]> Demagnetization Method for Protection Current Transformers in IEEE Transactions on Magnetics

 
Description It has been discovered that using GPS synchronization of different devices installed across a power system new solutions for power system blackout prevention and restoration can be developed.
Exploitation Route For development of new approaches for operation of future power systems.
Sectors Education,Energy

 
Description The findings were a base for creation of new approaches for power system monitoring, protection and control, using GPS synchronized technology (the so called Synchronized Measurement Technology). New approaches for prevention of power system blackouts and restoration were developed.
First Year Of Impact 2010
Sector Education,Energy
Impact Types Economic