Synthetic Inertia – Breakfast Event – The IET

Posted by IET in Research and Development, Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation


Thursday 14 May 2015


Considering the whole of the electricity transmission and distribution system in Great Britain, we are expecting a future reduction in system inertia with increasing converter based technologies connecting to the transmission system. Alternative approaches to providing frequency control measures therefore need to be examined. This session will explore what developments might be needed and how the concept of synthetic inertia could meet requirements.

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