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Monitoring Electric Power Grid Dynamics (92)

Western Power Grid Map

Problem: Understand electrical power grid dynamics by recording/analyzing power grid event dynamics/transients

Project Activity Scope (from Technical Overview Chart): Interaction Mechanisms through Integrated Systems

PNNL Solution:

  • Accessed distributed, on-line Wide Area Monitoring System for grid system
  • Developed/acquired suite of data access, analysis, and decision software tools
  • Analyzed grid events over 7 years to establish understanding of dynamic grid events and response

Capabilities Employed to Meet Client Needs: Data acquisition system development; electrical power system dynamics; electrical system dynamics modeling; software development; data presentation and interpretation.

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