Oncor Electric Delivery Company

Grid Reliability through Engineering Advancement and Training

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Abstract

Oncor Electric Delivery Company is partnering with Siemens Power Technologies International to provide training in transmission planning and system protection due to increased urban energy loads and to meet the need for specialized wind power studies. Students will focus on developing practical problem-solving abilities and building a greater working knowledge of transmission power systems. The training will enable engineers to plan, design, and protect a Smart Grid. Courses include Power Electronics in Transmission Systems (HVDC, FACTS) and Wind Power, Analytical Methods for Voltage Control and Reactive Power Planning, Power System Stability and Stabilizer Tuning, and courses based on Siemens’ PSS ® software, such as Graphical Model Builder and Advanced Power Flow. Training will be provided at Oncor for their employees and at Siemens for the public.

Contact Information

Deborah Buterbaugh
Project Manager
National Energy Technology Laboratory
3610 Collins Ferry Road
Morgantown, WV 26507-0880
304-285-4164
Deborah.Buterbaugh@netl.doe.gov

Ken Donohoo
Principal Investigator
Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC
1601 Bryan Street Ste 22
Dallas, TX 75201-3430
Kdonoho1@oncor.com

At-A-Glance
Recipient: Oncor Electric Delivery Company
HQ State: Texas
NERC Region:
Total Budget: $431,937
Federal Share: $188,748
 
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Equipment:
Targeted Benefits:
  • Jobs replacing retiring engineers
  • Transmission planning problems resolution
  • Increased Smart Grid functionality
  • Power line and substation upgrades that aid in advanced renewable energy development as mandated by the Texas legislature