Power Sector Overview, Policy, Legal framework
Power sector overview in India, Hydro station layout, startup, shutdown and emergency response, Electricity Act 2003, Legal Framework, policies & regulations and organizational set up in India, EHV AC Substations: Layout, Equipment & Bus arrangements, Gas Insulated Sub- Station, Ring Fencing of System Operation & Independent functioning of Load Despatch Centres, Thermal station Layout, startup, shut down and emergency response. New technologies, Smart Grid Operation Prevailing practices and future roadmap, CEA Grid connectivity standards, Grid Standards Regulations Metering Standards.
Power System Operation and Control
Frequency control-Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Control and RGMO; Reactive power management, Indian Electricity Grid Code, Protection of Generators and transformers, Protection of Bus Bars and Distribution Systems, Impedance protection fault loops, impedance relay characteristics, reactance, impedance, admittance (MHO), quadrilateral, special characteristics, faults affecting impedance relay performance, Fault resistance, load encroachment, remove in feed, mutual induction; System protection schemes, Protection for abnormal frequency and voltages.
Power Market Operation
Power system reliability, TTC/ATC Computations and Ancillary Services in Indian Electricity Market, POC Tariff Philosophy and Transmission Losses, Open Access Regulations and Long Term & Medium Term Access and connectivity with Regional and States Perspectives, Metering and settlement principles, Power Exchange Operations, Regional energy, UI and reactive energy account, Terms and condition of Tariff Regulations, Renewable energy in Power Sector, Integration of Renewable, REC Mechanism & RRF.
Power System Logistics-SCADA, Communications & It, Energy Management System
State estimation techniques, Energy Management Systems: Load Forecasting and Network Study, UI and Congestion Charge Regulations, SCADA/EMS-Overview, Architecture, Main Components; Communication Systems overview, VSAT, Microwave, Optical Fiber etc., Hardware Protocols, Configuration, Communication network, System software-Displays, Database; Disturbance data collection modules/HDR retrieval & playback, HIM, Trends, Alarms, Health check, trouble shooting.
Lectures, demo sessions, field visits