Best practice grid restoration with hydropower plants

Stefan Christian Polster, Herwig Renner, Robert Schürhuber, Robert Schmaranz, Christian Rupp, Christian Tengg, L. Ruppert

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This article presents the requiremetns for the participation of power plants in grid restoration as well as the experiences of practical experiments in the Carinthian network. The evaluation of the test results shows that the power control of Pelton turbines by means of deflector control and nozzle provision can significantly increase the frequency stability of islanded grids.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-112
Issue numberSonderh. 1
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2019


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