Resilience of the Baltic Power System when Operating in Island Mode
IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications 2022
Dmitrijs Guzs, Andrejs Utāns, Antans Sauļus Sauhats, Gatis Junghāns, J. Silinevičs

In light of continuously growing penetration of non-synchronous generation, the gas-fired plants along with hydro power will provide the major part of system inertia and frequency reserves. This paper evaluates the resilience of the Baltic power grid in the event of outage of a major natural gas-fired power plant. An importance of such evaluation is justified by a set of additional challenges, the Baltic power grid will experience due to its disconnection from the Unified Power System of Russia (UPS) and synchronization with the European Network of Transmission System Operators (ENTSO-E) synchronous power system in 2025. A case study, highlighting the system resilience-related problems will be presented in the paper. The results can be used in the planning activities of transmission system operators (TSO) undergoing energy transition and preparing for operation in low-inertia grid modes.

angular stability; frequency response; grid inertia; natural gas grid; power grid; Power grids; Power system reliability; Power system stability; Resilience; resilience; Stability criteria; Task analysis; Uninterruptible power systems

Guzs, D., Utāns, A., Sauhats, A., Junghāns, G., Silinevičs, J. Resilience of the Baltic Power System when Operating in Island Mode. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 2022, , pp.1-9. ISSN 0093-9994. e-ISSN 1939-9367. Available from: doi:10.1109/TIA.2022.3152714

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