Monash University and EESA | Grid Integration and GPS Studies of Renewables

02/15/2021 02/19/2021 Australia/Melbourne Monash University and EESA | Grid Integration and GPS Studies of Renewables

Professional development short course

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This course combines several timely topics in power engineering and grid integration of renewable energy resources such as wind and solar. The course particularly focuses on power electronic converters, their control, and PSCAD-related National Electricity Rules (NER) Clauses in generator performance standards (GPS).

You will learn to build and model the components for a grid-connected voltage source converter (VSC) in PSCAD, which shall progress into introducing and investigating the eight PSCAD-related NER Clauses found within the AEMO Connection Application Checklist.

Optional additional workshop

  • There will also be an optional additional 4 hour PSCAD workshop.
  • This workshop will be held on the 14 February (the Sunday directly before the course commences) and it is purely focused on learning PSCAD.
  • This session is aimed more at PSCAD beginners, and shall teach techniques and methods that will be used throughout the main course.

View the course outline

FAQs

Do I need to bring my own device?
You will need to bring your own PSCAD compatible device. Please be aware that PSCAD is only compatible on the WINDOWS operating system. We also strongly recommend bringing a mouse with your device.

What if I do not have a PSCAD compatible device/or any device?
If you do not have a device then we have a limited number of PSCAD compatible devices, with PSCAD pre-installed, to loan for the duration of the course for a small fee. Please send an enquiry email to behrooz.bahrani@monash.eduonly after registering if you should require one. Please understand that we need time to organise and coordinate these, so any fee paid for a loan device will be non-refundable should you change your mind.

PSCAD Licenses
We will be providing PSCAD educational licenses for the duration of the course. These, along with download instructions, shall be providing closer to the course commencement date. With these you will be able to download PSCAD to your device. We strongly recommend that you download PSCAD before the commencement of the course, to avoid any potential delays and overcome any troubleshooting that may be required.

Will there be catering?
Yes, physical attendance at the venue shall be fully catered, and you will have the option to enter any dietary requirements within the registration process. Online only mode for obvious reasons will not be catered.

Contact
Dr Behrooz Bahrani
behrooz.bahrani@monash.edu

DISCLAIMER

* This course shall not run (physical nor online) if minimum attendance is not satisfied. Registered attendees will be notified in advance accordingly.

* If COVID19 restrictions change and we are not able to conduct an in-person version, the course will be delivered online.  The difference between the fees (in-person to online) will be reimbursed.

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Event Details

Date:
15 February 2021 at 12:00 am – 19 February 2021 at 12:00 am

Description

Professional development short course

Find out more

This course combines several timely topics in power engineering and grid integration of renewable energy resources such as wind and solar. The course particularly focuses on power electronic converters, their control, and PSCAD-related National Electricity Rules (NER) Clauses in generator performance standards (GPS).

You will learn to build and model the components for a grid-connected voltage source converter (VSC) in PSCAD, which shall progress into introducing and investigating the eight PSCAD-related NER Clauses found within the AEMO Connection Application Checklist.

Optional additional workshop

  • There will also be an optional additional 4 hour PSCAD workshop.
  • This workshop will be held on the 14 February (the Sunday directly before the course commences) and it is purely focused on learning PSCAD.
  • This session is aimed more at PSCAD beginners, and shall teach techniques and methods that will be used throughout the main course.

View the course outline

FAQs

Do I need to bring my own device?
You will need to bring your own PSCAD compatible device. Please be aware that PSCAD is only compatible on the WINDOWS operating system. We also strongly recommend bringing a mouse with your device.

What if I do not have a PSCAD compatible device/or any device?
If you do not have a device then we have a limited number of PSCAD compatible devices, with PSCAD pre-installed, to loan for the duration of the course for a small fee. Please send an enquiry email to behrooz.bahrani@monash.eduonly after registering if you should require one. Please understand that we need time to organise and coordinate these, so any fee paid for a loan device will be non-refundable should you change your mind.

PSCAD Licenses
We will be providing PSCAD educational licenses for the duration of the course. These, along with download instructions, shall be providing closer to the course commencement date. With these you will be able to download PSCAD to your device. We strongly recommend that you download PSCAD before the commencement of the course, to avoid any potential delays and overcome any troubleshooting that may be required.

Will there be catering?
Yes, physical attendance at the venue shall be fully catered, and you will have the option to enter any dietary requirements within the registration process. Online only mode for obvious reasons will not be catered.

Contact
Dr Behrooz Bahrani
behrooz.bahrani@monash.edu

DISCLAIMER

* This course shall not run (physical nor online) if minimum attendance is not satisfied. Registered attendees will be notified in advance accordingly.

* If COVID19 restrictions change and we are not able to conduct an in-person version, the course will be delivered online.  The difference between the fees (in-person to online) will be reimbursed.

Find out more