Wacky Weekend: NERC to relax power grid frequency strictures
jra at baylink.com
Sun Jun 26 03:18:47 UTC 2011
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Seth Mattinen" <sethm at rollernet.us>
> On 6/25/2011 15:12, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> > I have never seen a generator that syncs to the utility for live, no
> > break transfer. I'm sure such a thing exists, but that sounds crazy
> > dangerous to me. Generators sync to each other, not the utility.
> Most of these come in open, delayed, or closed transition models:
> For open and closed transitions you'll most certainly want to sync to
> utility to transition between the two. For the delayed transition model
> it'll stop at the intermediate "open" point for a configurable amount of
> time during which the load is disconnected from everything (i.e. let all
> the motors spin down first).
And more to the point, if you're installing 2-5MW of generation capacity,
it's not all that uncommon to make it a cogen plant, at which point yeah,
you're gonna run in sync.
Leo: note that your body text was an *attachment* for some reason; new mailer?
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