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BANGKOK: Operation of electric power systems in developing countries




  • Establishment of a knowledge and experience base for operation and maintenance of electric power systems in developing countries
  • Discussion levels of control technology relative to operational objectives and dispatching complexity
  • Discussion of the role of system study tools for operation and control
  • Discussion of the organisational structures and staffing objectives
  • Discussion of appropriate methods for the education and training of craftsmen and professionals for operation and maintenance of electric power systems within established or proposed organizational structures


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1.1. Constraints in power syslem operation

  • 110-01 Automatic and manual restoration of EHV equipment on the ESKOM system. Sorne constraints imposed by primary and secondary equipment
  • 110-02 The management of power plant - Grid operation in island systems
  • 110-03 Recherche sur l'amélioration des systèmes électriques en état de pénurie
  • 110-04 EGA T's system control and problem 


1.2. Specific problems in systems of limited size

  • 120-01 An experience in investigation of high dielectric loss in CVT's
  • 120-02 An organisational and economic review of objectives and constraints in transmission operations and maintenance management
  • 120-03 Les problèmes rencontrés dans l'exploitation du réseau THT en République populaire du Congo





2.1. System operation planning (I)

  • 210-01 Power factor control in T.N.E.B distribution system
  • 210-02 Operational and development stratcgies employed to achieve maxirnum utilisation of the Queensland Electricity Commission's power system
  • 210-03 Implementation and operation of mini hydro in Thailand
  • 210-04 Probabilistic criteria for peak supply evaluation in the Brazilian interconnected systems
  • 210-05 Experiences with the development and use of power system state estimation software


2.2. System operation planning (II)

  • 220-01 Operational planning of power systems in developing countries
  • 220-02 Optimal real and reactive power operation using P,Q decomposition in steady state
  • 220-03 On the operation of large scale battery storage systems
  • 220-04 Reservoirs operation principles for electric power generation
  • 220-05 Operational planning of hydro power in a mixed hydrothermal system


2.3. System dynamic analysis (l)

  • 230-01 Application and supplementary control of starie var compensators on long lines
  • 230-02 Thyristor switched capacitors in Iran
  • 230-03 Practical stability domain estimate of power system utilizing topological energy function method with one-axis generator model
  • 230-04 Radial voltage stability
  • 230-05 Simulation of induction generators taking into account rotor parameter variations
  • 230-06 Experience and criteria for operation stability of electric power system in China
  • 230-07 ERACLES et PRAO : des outils d'aide à la gestion prévisionnelle des réseaux


2.4. System dynamic analysis (Il)

  • 240-01 Dynamic modelling of generation distribution and grid loads as an aid to grid control
  • 240-02 A real time model for investigations of steady state and dynamic processes in electrical power systems
  • 240-03 Solutions to the operating problems of an isolated smaller power system with large generating units
  • 240-04 Planning the integration of large generating units and static var compensators into a long 3 600 MW power system
  • 240-05 Low-frequency and randomlike of interconnected power system in China
  • 240-06 Parametric analysis of voltage collapse phenomena in HV radial systems
  • 240-07 Unconventional minimum cost systems in very low load density areas


2.5. Special operations and design problems

  • 250-01 Integration of large developing system India's first 500 MW unit
  • 250-02 Régime des neutres du réseau interconnecté ivoirien
  • 250-03 The definition and provision of the information, the analysis tools and the corporate policy decisions  required to support effective power system planning and operational management





3.1. Planning and studies

  • 310-01 Economical justification of the Ethiopian national control centre investment
  • 310-02 Future control system for the Abu Dhabi Power and Water networks
  • 310-03 lmplementation of a time-critical energy management system configuration
  • 310-04 Management of power system control project in a developing country
  • 310-05 Justification of control centres in developing countries
  • 310-06 Système de conduite du réseau électrique de Tahiti - Création d'un centre de conduite


3.2. Design and engineering

  • 320-01 Constraints and requirements of EGAT new energy management system
  • 320-02 Modernizàtion of KEPCO's power control system
  • 320-03 A modern area load dispatching center with user friendly man-machine interfaces
  • 320-04 Operational requirements for system control centre installations
  • 320-05 Requirements of future operation oriented energy management systems
  • 320-06 Design aspects for an upgradable and stepwise renewable control centre system
  • 320-07 Possible evolution of control centres in developing countries


3.3. Operation and enhancement

  • 330-01 Post-disturbance analysis of generating unit under frequency response on the ESKOM interconnected power system
  • 330-02 Optimisation of plant operations for the three state interconnection of South East Australia
  • 330-03 lmproved power system control through systematic measurements and identification procedures
  • 330-04 Emergency real time control in the UPG of the USSR
  • 330-05 Experiences on developing and implanting the security analysis software for the Colombian power system





4.1. Experience and objectives of maintenance

  • 410-01 Need for developing maintenance-free equipment for reliable operation
  • 410-02 Self reliance in EGATs power system maintenance
  • 410-03 Maintenance objectives at Sydkraft
  • 410-04 The main objectives of maintenance and the importance of a modern maintenance system in order to achieve the objectives
  • 410-05 The development of the management of maintenance of the New Zealand power system
  • 410-06 Maintenance scheduling in the Brazilian inteconnected power systems


4.2. New techniques of maintenance scheduling

  • 420-01 Computerized system of maintenance management in a large thermal power station
  • 420-02 Maintenance strategies for on-Joad tap-changers (OL TC) installed in power transformers under special consideration of the conditions existing in countries with a tropical or subtropical climate 
  • 420-03 Power plant maintenance scheduling for developing countries reliability and economic issues
  • 420-04 Decision making techniques for generator maintenance planning
  • 420-05 Application of diagnostic techniques to substation
  • 420-06 A multivariate model for equivalent sait deposit density (ESDD) distribution prediction for the  maintenance of polluted insulators
  • 420-07 The meaningful effectiveness of the application and management of a combined preventive maintenance and operation control methodology on power system substations





5.1. In-house training and education

  • 510-01 Training in Indian power utilities
  • 510-02 Continuing education programs in power engineering in Singapore
  • 510-03 From off-line DTS to on-line DTS 
  • 510-04 Operator training using the actual power system
  • 510-05 A competency based training program to support multiskilling in power stations
  • 510-06 Training simulators for thermal and hydraulic power plants in EPDC


5.2. Simplified trainning schemes

  • 520-01 Training of personnel in electric power utilities in developing countries
  • 520-02 PC based power network simulator in making dispatchers familiar with computerized equipment
  • 520-03 Self study for operating engineers using microcomputers
  • 520-04 An education program for power system analysis using EWSs and PCs
  • 520-05 Another look at power system education in developing countries
  • 520-06 A dispatcher training simulator for training electric utility personnel in developing countries


5.3. Power system training

  • 530-01 Network simulator for training electrical corporation personnel
  • 530-02 Status and trends of dispatch training simulators 
  • 530-03 Towards effective training of power sector engineers
  • 530-04 Education and training of transmission operations and maintenance staff in Hong Kong




  • Restoration schemes
  • Defence plans to overcome security constraints for power systems of limited capability

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Year: 1989



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