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Learning from the Blackouts, Transmission System Security in Competitive Electricity Markets, International Energy Agency

Electricity market reform has fundamentally changed the environment for maintaining reliable and secure power supplies, creating a more integrated and dynamic network environment with new real-time challenges for reliable and secure transmission system operation. But despite these fundamental changes, system operating rules and practices remain largely unchanged. The major blackouts of 2003 and 2004 raised important questions about the appropriateness of these arrangements. This publication presents case studies drawn from recent large-scale blackouts in Europe, North America, and Australia. It concludes that a comprehensive, integrated policy response is required to avoid preventable large-scale blackouts in the future
Table Of Contents
CONTENTS; Executive Summary; Introduction; Chapter 1; 1 Dy Liacco System Security Model; 1 Emerging Conditions Affecting Transmission System Reliability; 2 Growth in Inter-regional Power Exchanges in the Nordic Electricity Market: 1997 to 2004; 3 Monthly Transmission Loading Relief Requests: 1997 to 2005; 4 Power Flows between West Denmark and Norway: 1995 and 2000; 5 Difference between Day-ahead Scheduled and Actual Metered Power Flows on all Interconnectors to the New England Independent System Operator Region: August 2005
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non fiction
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1 online resource (215 p.)
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