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EPSRC Reference: EP/G055211/1
Title: Real-time Frequency-based Corrective Control of Future Networks - FreCon
Principal Investigator: Terzija, Professor V
Other Investigators:
Heath, Dr WP Crossley, Professor P
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Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Organisation: University of Manchester, The
Scheme: Standard Research
Starts: 19 November 2009 Ends: 18 November 2012 Value (£): 415,474
EPSRC Research Topic Classifications:
Power Sys Man, Prot & Control
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Panel History:
Panel DatePanel NameOutcome
04 Feb 2009 Engineering Systems Panel Announced
Summary on Grant Application Form
The ultimate objective of the proposed research is to create a wide-area intelligent system, that empowers the future power grids by providing critical and extensive synchronised information in real-time, assessing system vulnerability quickly, and performing timely corrective control actions based on system-wide considerations. The focus of this project will be on one of the most complex, and as yet unsolved, challenges incorporating measurement, control and protection aspects: the design of a new closed-loop coordinated corrective control scheme, which can be applied to eliminating frequency instabilities, cascading outages and catastrophic blackouts in networks.
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