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Title: A standard method for specifying the response of hydroelectric plant in frequency-control mode
Authors: Jones, D. I.
Mansoor, S. P.
Aris, F. C.
Jones, G. R.
Bradley, David A.
King, David J.
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. School of Computing & Engineering Systems
Keywords: Design
Hydroelectric plant
Frequency-control
Issue Date: Jan-2004
Publisher: Elsevier
Type: Journal Article
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: Published version (c)Elsevier, available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-7796(03)00152-4
Citation: Jones, D.I., et al. A standard method for specifying the response of hydroelectric plant in frequency-control mode. Electric Power Systems Research. 68(1): pp.19-32. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-7796(03)00152-4
Abstract: The paper proposes a specification for the transient and steady-state responses of a hydroelectric power station operating in frequency-control mode. It can be used during design, testing and commissioning as well as forming the basis for contractual agreement on performance during normal operation. The specification gives a generic definition of how the electrical power should respond to step, ramp and random changes in frequency. The rationale for the proposed specification is discussed. A prototype transfer function is proposed as an aid to formulating a step response specification. The length of record required during random testing is discussed. The use of the specification is illustrated by considering the response of the Dinorwig pumped-storage hydroelectric station.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/931
ISSN: 0378-7796
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