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UPLAN Training

LCG is organizing several web-based training sessions which will be offered to all UPLAN users. The agenda for the training is as follows. Session 1 and Session 2 are for beginners and Session 3 deals with advanced ERCOT specific items.

Session 1 - UPLAN Generation, Costs & Revenues Session 2 - Transmission & Congestion Modeling
Topic Topic
Training Overview Transmission Overview
Introduction to UPLAN Buses, Branches, N-X & SPS
Data Structure and Architecture Visualization Through Bus and Single Line Diagram
UPLAN User Interface
Generator Database Zones & Ancillary Services
Fuel Model Interfaces
Emissions Modeling Setup & Configuration Options
Maintenance Submitting Runs & Powerstack
Load Database Standard Reports
DEMO - Create Long Term Load Forecast Report Generator
Session 3 - Intermediate & Advanced
Topic
ERCOT-Specific Features (UPLAN 9.0)
  • Ancillary Services
  • Load Rollover
  • Power Imbalance Penalty Curve
  • AC Load Fow for SCED
Advanced Generator Features
  • Combine Cycle Modeling
  • Systemic Hydro
Shadow Price Caps
  • by voltage level
  • by monitored branch and contingency pairs
Contingency Analysis
  • Model open and closed branches in one contingency
  • Monitored and contingency pairs
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