System Restoration

This series of lessons focus on System Restoration procedures and guidelines to be followed during restoration conditions at PJM.   The first lesson starts with a discussion on the various types and causes of blackouts followed by how to complete the initial system assessment and reporting requirements.  Next, the discussion focuses on how to determine both generator and transmission system status followed by the various elements or approaches to system restoration and a review of blackstart generating units and the associated requirements.  Topics of discussion in the next few lessons include the process for restoring power to critical facilities, coordinating load pick-up and the associated requirements.  The lessons continue with the requirements for monitoring frequency during the restoration process and maintaining adequate reserves .   The last few lessons focus on coordination efforts which are required during the system restoration process.

Course Details


Transmission Owners/Operators
MOC Generation Dispatcher
Online
  • Restoration Methods
  • Restoring Power to Critical Facilities
  • Blackstart Generating Units
  • Coordinating Load Pick-up
  • Monitoring Frequency
  • Maintaining Adequate Reserves
  • Coordinating Synchronization of Islands
  • Coordinating Frequency & Tie Line Control
  • Identifying Minimum Source Requirements
  • Transferring Control Back to PJM

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Types & Causes of Blackouts

Determining System Status

Elements of System Restoration

Restoring Critical Facilities

Blackstart Generating Units

Load Pickup & Monitoring Frequency

Maintaining Adequate Reserves

Coordinating Synchronization of Islands

Coordinating Frequency & Tie Line Control

Identifying Minimum Source Requirements

Transferring Control Back to PJM

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