Power Generation, Operation & Control
Materials for the upcoming Workshop
Course Schedule, Aug 14-16, 2019 - Click here
Course Schedule, Aug 14-16, 2019 - Click here (pdf)
Course Learning Objectives
- Learn the characteristics of generation unit input/output curves.
- Study the economic dispatch of generation units, learn the use of LaGrange functions and the Karush-Kuhn-Tucker conditions.
- Understand the use participation factors, transmission losses, penalty factors, and locational marginal prices.
- Gain a basic understanding of linear programming and its application to economic dispatch.
- Learn how generating units are committed to meet load over the hours of a week using dynamic programing and Lagrange relaxation.
- Learn how gas fueled generation is scheduled to meet take or pay contracts, study fuel scheduling problems that involve transportation and storage.
- Learn how to schedule hydroelectric power plants and pumped storage plants.
- Learn the role played by the transmission system, learn the basics of power flow calculations, incremental losses, and penalty factors.
- Study power system security analysis, PTDF and LODF factors and contingency selection methods.
- Gain an understanding of the optimal power flow calculation, the incremental linear programming and interior point algorithms.
- How to break down the location marginal price into its three basic components.
- Understand the issues of using real time measurements and the state estimator, including bad data detection and identification and measurement observability.
- Understanding the issues involved in interchange if energy between companies, including brokers, power pools, and markets.
- Understand financial transmission rights contracts.
- Learn the basics of demand forecasting.
Power Generation, Operation and Control, 3rd Edition (Buy here)
Authors: Allen J. Wood, Bruce F. Wollenberg, Gerald B. Sheble