Some Generalizations of an Analysis of 2016-2017 Blackouts in the Unified Power System of Russia

  • Dmitry Efimov Melentiev Energy Systems Institute Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia
  • Nikolai Voropai Melentiev Energy Systems Institute Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia
  • Alexey Osak Melentiev Energy Systems Institute Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia
  • Margarita Chulyukova Amur State University, Blagoveshchensk, Russia
Keywords: analysis, blackouts, generalizations, recommendations, UES of Russia

Abstract

The paper presents a brief description of the sequence of events and processes observed during three cascading blackouts that occurred in 2016 - 2017 in the Unified Energy System (UES) of Russia. The key factors that contributed to their occurrence, development, and interruption were determined. The objectives of research on the development of measures to reduce the risk of such system-wide accidents are formulated.

Published
2020-10-21