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Thu, Mar 21



Wide Area Blackout Prevention Using Advanced Models

Learn why grid models require updates to prove that the grid can recover after three phase faults are cleared. Updated models must include air conditioners, electric vehicles, and distributed energy sources as criteria for analyzing fault recovery.

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Wide Area Blackout Prevention Using Advanced Models
Wide Area Blackout Prevention Using Advanced Models

Time & Location

Mar 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT


About the Event

As discussed in the Energy Central Power Perspectives Podcast episode #154 Imagining the Next Generation Energy Grid, the electric energy grid of today continues to grow and change, and grid models must be updated to reflect these changes. Updated models will provide electric utility teams with a better understanding of fault recovery, electric vehicle charging, and distributed energy resource availability.

Join Tony Sleva, industry expert and President of Prescient Transmission Systems, to learn about the rationale for improved models. This presentation will provide insights into advanced model criteria, such as ambient conditions, time of day, fault duration, outage duration, electric vehicles, and distributed energy considerations. Attendees will learn about the application of new models, especially fault recovery models.

Presenter: Tony Sleva, PE, LSM-IEEE

Tony Sleva has more than 50 years of professional experience in the electric utility industry as an engineering manager, electrical engineer, project manager, forensic investigator, and research engineer. He has authored Protective Relaying textbooks and served as an Adjunct Instructor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education for more than 25 years. He has designed and installed physical security systems at nuclear power plants.

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