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Ibrahim Nassar


This paper presents the modelling and model validation of the primary and secondary control of the Turkish power system. With this model the simulations were performed to investigate the ability of the Turkish power system to become interconnected with the European ENTSO-E-CE System (European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity-Continental Europe). After con-structing the simulation model using the data from the Turkish Electricity Transmission Company (TEIAS) and Electricity Generation Company (EUAS) the developed model was validated using measurements from performed power plant outage tests (Karakaya hydro power plant) in high load condition on 15 February 2010. With the validated model of the Turkish power system simulations were performed to investigate the expected volatility of the exchange power to the neighbors Bulgaria and Greece in normal system operation. For this investigation measured load variations of the Turkish power system were used. Also additional simulations were performed to investigate whether the Turkish power system can fulfil the ENTSO-E-CE requirements for primary and secondary control to be able to become interconnected. These tests were success-ful. All the models were created using MATLAB / SIMULINK software. On 18th September 2010 at 9h25 (CET) the Turkish power system was synchronized with the interconnected power systems of Continental Europe via three lines to Bulgaria and Greece

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