Electric power systems
Hayes, William C. Formerly, Editor in Chief, "Electrical World," McGraw-Hill Education, New York, New York.
Malik, Om P. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.
Bose, Anjan School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.
Merrill, Hyde M. Power Technologies, Inc., Schenectady, New York.
Goel, Lalit School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang, Technological University, Singapore.
Gellings, Clark W. Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, California.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Principal Elements
- Electrical utility industry
- Power System Operation
- Human-machine interface
- Supervisory control and data acquisition
- Automatic generation control
- Security analysis functions
- Scheduling functions
- Logging and accounting
- Operator training simulator
- Impact of deregulation
- Power-System Planning
- Load forecasting
- Generation planning
- Transmission planning
- Strategic and integrated resource planning
- Regulatory changes
- Planning in developing countries
- Power System Reliability
- Hierarchical levels
- Adequacy and security
- Reliability cost and reliability worth
- HLI evaluation
- HLII evaluation
- HLIII evaluation
- Demand-Side Management
- Load management
- Energy efficiency
- Consumer portal
- Energy saving through electricity
- Demand-side management practice
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
Complex assemblages of equipment and circuits for generating, transmitting, and distributing electrical energy. The elements of a power system (Fig. 1) form complex networks which require energy control centers to monitor and regulate their operation. Various sources of primary energy, such as coal, nuclear fission, hydro power, geothermal, and wind, can be used to drive the electric generator in Fig. 1.
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