Modelling of a System Collapse in the Nigerian National Power System using Frequency Disturbance Recorder Data
2012 (English)In: 9th International Conference on Power System Operations adn Planning (ICPSOP) 2012, 2012, 1-6 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
This paper exploits the availability of frequency disturbance recorder (FDR) measurements and knowledge of the underlying operational data from the Nigerian National Power System to develop a model capable of reproducing the most important characteristics of one of the many collapses in the Nigerian grid during the last recent years.
The collapse investigated in this paper was captured on December 2nd , 2006, with an FDR unit installed at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU). Using operational information from the National Control Center (NCC) at Osogbo, three models representing the Nigerian power system were developed to capture the most relevant dynamics of the grid during the cascading failure. These models include both detailed representations of the different network components, as well as average frequency dynamics only.
Comprehensive simulation results show how the models are capable of representing the most important features of the collapse of the system, and hence, their continuous improvement through model validation may allow their use in the development of load shedding mechanisms which are needed for mitigating cascading failures in the Nigerian system.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. 1-6 p.
Frequency disturbance recorder, power system, monitoring, model validation, system collapse, average frequency, modelling, Nigerian power system models
Other Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-70075OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-70075DiVA: diva2:485841
9th International Conference on Power System Operations adn Planning (ICPSOP) January 16th-19th, 2012, Nairobi, Kenya
QC 201202072012-02-072012-01-302013-04-16Bibliographically approved