Controlling to NERC Standards 7517 Controlling to NERC Standards: Aspects of System Operations

7517 Controlling to NERC Standards: Aspects of System Operations

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Credit Type: Technical, Health and Safety, Engineering

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This course qualifies for 4 CEH Credits.


This course deals with aspects of NERC TOP and VAR Standards of control area transmission, operations, coordination and voltage, and reactive control. OPERATING SECURITY LIMITS & VOLTAGE CONTROL describes the key components of the requirements of NERC Standards TOP-003, TOP-004, TOP-005, TOP-006, TOP-007, TOP-008, and VAR-001 (and VAR-002), relating to these transmission operations, and voltage and reactive control, and the need to operate the power system so as to maintain transmission reliability. The SYSTEM COORDINATION explains the requirements for real-time coordination among the many control areas that comprise a power system as described in NERC Standards IRO-001 through and including IRO-006, as well as IRO-014 through IRO-016. The EMERGENCY OPERATIONS explains the requirements for emergency operations, including operating authority responsibilities, communications and coordination, capacity and energy emergencies and transmission highlighting key components of EOP-001, EOP-002, COM-001, and applicable TOP Standards cited in Operating Security topic. The RESTORATION & REPORTING describes fundamental requirements of TOP-004, EOP-004 and EOP-005 relating to emergency operations and NERC requirements and steps to be taken for system restoration, and the disturbance reporting requirements.


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