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Distributed Generation 2018

The IET Course on Distributed Generation

6 - 8 November 2018 | University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

CPD 18 hours
 

Programme

6 November 2018

Fundamentals of distributed generation
08:00

Registration and welcome refreshments

08:45

Chair welcome

Dr Francisco José Vedreño Santos, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

09:00

Synchronous and induction generators - Part A

  • Rotating field and synchronous machine equivalent circuit
  • Synchronous machine basic operation and excitation control

Dr Francisco José Vedreño Santos, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

10:00

Refreshment break

10:25

Synchronous and induction generators - Part B

  • Induction machine basic operation and excitation control
  • Comparison with synchronous machines
  • Applications

Dr Francisco José Vedreño Santos, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

11:30

Interfaces for distributed generation

  • Applications
  • Renewable energy – wind/solar/hydro
  • Problems

Dr Ahmed Aboushady, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

12:45

Lunch

13:30

Wind turbines and wind farm technology and integration

  • Technology
  • Wind farm design and control
  • Grid Code compliance and system support

Dr Sigrid Bolik, Senvion, UK

15:00

Coach leaves for technical visit:

Power Network Demonstration Centre (PNDC)

17:00

Coach returns to University of Strathclyde

Close of day 1

 
7 November 2018

Connection of distributed generation
08:45

Refreshments

09:00

Standards

  • Changes to the standard G59 - G98
  • IEEE 1567
  • P29
  • P28
  • Changes to the standard G83 - G99
  • G74

David Spillett, Energy Networks Association, UK

10:10

Refreshment break

10:35

Application of IEC60909 and G74

  • Short introduction into the standards
  • Presentation of an example using power system software

Steve Stapleton, Siemens, UK

11:50

Fault study

  • Case study: a real distributed generation scheme
  • Design issues
  • Problems encountered and solutions considered

Steve Stapleton, Siemens, UK

13:00

Lunch

14:00

G5/4(5) harmonics

  • Why G5/4
  • Changes to the standard G5/4 – G5/5
  • Application

Ben Gomersall, National Grid, UK

15:30

Refreshment break

16:00

Intermittency issues and high penetration

  • Low carbon scenario and the need for larger RES share
  • Dominance of power electronic interfaced power sources (PEIPS)
  • From transmission to distribution - changes in their services
  • System strength: rapid changes in its inertia and fault levels
  • New frequency and voltage stability challenges
  • Need for radically different designs of power electronic controls

Helge Urdal, Urdal Power Solutions Ltd, UK

17:30

Close of day 2 and networking drinks reception

 
8 November 2018

The challenges of distributed generation
09:00

Refreshments

09:20

Protection of distributed generation – Part A

  • Protecting the generator from external faults
  • Protecting the generator from internal faults

Prof. Campbell Booth, Dr Adam Dyśko, University of Strathclyde, UK

10:15

Refreshment break

10:45

Protection of distributed generation – Part B

  • Protecting the utility from abnormal operating conditions resulting from the presence of the generator
  • Codes of practice

Prof. Campbell Booth, Dr Adam Dyśko, University of Strathclyde, UK

11:45

Case study: The challenges of distributed generation:
Examples of Flexible Connections in the UK and North America

Dr Laura Kane, Smarter Grid Solutions, UK

12:55

Chair closing comments

Dr Francisco José Vedreño Santos, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Coach leaves for Technical visit:

Whitelee Windfarm

17:00

Coach returns to University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and close of course

Programme is correct at time of publication. Topics and speakers are subject to change.

Pricing

Member - from £1100

Non-member - from £1500

Student/retired - from £850