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Reference Number EP/G055211/1
Title Real-time Frequency-based Corrective Control of Future Networks - FreCon
Status Completed
Energy Categories OTHER POWER and STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES(Electricity transmission and distribution) 100%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Professor V Terzija
No email address given
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
University of Manchester
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 19 November 2009
End Date 18 November 2012
Duration 36 months
Total Grant Value £415,474
Industrial Sectors Energy
Region North West
Programme Energy : Engineering
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Professor V Terzija , Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester (99.998%)
  Other Investigator Professor P (Peter ) Crossley , Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester (0.001%)
Dr WP Heath , Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester (0.001%)
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Objectives
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 ofa new closed-loop coordinated corrective control scheme, which can be applied to eliminating frequency instabilities, cascading outages and catastrophic blackouts in networks
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