Challenges of Grid Integration of Wind Power on Power System Grid Integrity: A Review

Published by T.R. Ayodele, Department of Electrical Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Email: Ayodeletr@tut.ac.za,* A.A. Jimoh, Department of Electrical Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Email: JimohAA@tut.ac.za J.L Munda, Department of Electrical Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Email: MundaJL@tut.ac.za J.T Agee, Department of Electrical Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, Email: AgeeJT@tut.ac.za *Corresponding Author; T.R. Ayodele, DepartmentContinue reading “Challenges of Grid Integration of Wind Power on Power System Grid Integrity: A Review”

Part 5: AC Power Distribution Systems & Standards

Published by Nikola Zlatanov* Medium Voltage Equipment Surge Protection Considerations Transformers If the voltage withstand/BIL rating of the transformer is less than that of the switchgear feeding the transformer, surge protection is recommended at the transformer terminals, in line with established practices. In addition, consideration should be given to using surge arresters and/or surge capacitorsContinue reading “Part 5: AC Power Distribution Systems & Standards”

Power Quality Issues at Utilities Serving Rural Areas and Smaller Towns

Published by Dr. Sioe T. Mak, Power Quality Specialist and Steven E. Spencer , President – CEO, ADVANTAGE ENGINEERING, Inc. 769 Spirit of St. Louis Blvd., Chesterfield, MO. 63005, USA, Tel. 314-530-0470, Fax. 314-530-0670, E-mail ae@inlink.com ABSTRACT Many small and medium size industries and very large farming operations move into rural areas and small townsContinue reading “Power Quality Issues at Utilities Serving Rural Areas and Smaller Towns”

Overview of IEEE STD 1564-2014 Guide for Voltage Sag Indices

Published by Daniel Sabin, Electrotek Concepts , USA and Math Bollen, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden Emails: d.sabin@ieee.org & m.bollen@ieee.org Published in 23rd International Conference on Electricity Distribution, Lyon, 15th-18th June, 2015 ABSTRACT IEEE Std 1564-2014 Guide for Voltage Sag Indices is a new standard that identifies appropriate voltage sag indices and characteristics of electricalContinue reading “Overview of IEEE STD 1564-2014 Guide for Voltage Sag Indices”

References for SARFI PQ Index

Published by Terry Chandler, Director of Engineering, Power Quality Thailand LTD/Power Quality Inc., USA. E-mail: terryc@powerquality.org, terryc@powerquality.co.th FYI, PQView calculates these automatically from the PQView database of all instruments. For more information on PQView, you can visit the blog post PQView & PQView DE System Average RMS (Variation) Frequency represents the average number of specified rms variation measurementContinue reading “References for SARFI PQ Index”