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Reference Number NIA_SHET_0035
Title TOTEM (Transmission Owner Tools for EMT Modelling) Extension
Status Completed
Energy Categories Other Cross-Cutting Technologies or Research(Energy Models) 50%;
Other Power and Storage Technologies(Electricity transmission and distribution) 50%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Systems Analysis related to energy R&D (Energy modelling) 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
SSEN Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission
Award Type Network Innovation Allowance
Funding Source Ofgem
Start Date 01 May 2022
End Date 31 March 2023
Duration ENA months
Total Grant Value £437,000
Industrial Sectors Power
Region Scotland
Programme Network Innovation Allowance
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , SSEN Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission (99.997%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , National Grid Electricity Transmission (0.001%)
Project Contact , National Grid ESO (0.001%)
Project Contact , SPEN - SP Transmission Plc (0.001%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , National Grid plc (0.000%)
Project Contact , Scottish and Southern Energy plc (0.000%)
Project Contact , SP Energy Networks (0.000%)
Project Contact , National Grid Electricity Transmission (0.000%)
Web Site https://smarter.energynetworks.org/projects/NIA_SHET_0035
Objectives Manitoba Hydro International (MHI) is a world leader in power system simulation and has developed a way to study electromagnetic transient (EMT) behaviour on large systems, like the full GB transmission system, using the PSCAD simulation software. This project proposes to have MHI develop and validate a full-scale model in PSCAD for the GB transmission system. The project scope will be to;• Develop new tools for automatic reduction of the PSCAD model to produce both static and dynamic equivalents of the reduced areas;• Develop new tools for configuration and quick initialisation of the EMT models to support future work by the Transmission Owners (TOs);• Perform illustrative studies based on the developed PSCAD network including;- sub-synchronous resonance investigations- control instability studies- switching studies on a selection of substations• Participate in a knowledge transfer workshop to provide the TOs and ESO with the capability to use the models, extend them as required in the future, and perform a range of studies. The objectives of the project are as follows:1. Validate a PSCAD model of the GB transmission network and from that derive separate models for each of the three TO licence areas;2. Deliver tools for PSCAD model manipulation and analysis that will support the TOs and the ESO in their use of the GB model;3. Provide the GB TOs and ESO with the knowledge and understanding required to adopt the models and put them into use; and4. Install shared computing resources for running the most complex models.
Abstract Continuation of NIA_SHET_0032 TOTEM, to complete the development and associated validation of a full-scale model of the GB Transmission System in electromagnetic transient (EMT) PSCAD simulation software.

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