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Oncor Electric Delivery Company Project Description


U.S. Department of Energy


Oncor Electric Delivery Company is partnering with Siemens Power Technologies International to provide training in transmission planning and 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 Planning, Power 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.

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