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Title: Power Plant Model Validation Tool

The PPMV is used to validate generator model using disturbance recordings. The PPMV tool contains a collection of power plant models and model validation studies, as well as disturbance recordings from a number of historic grid events. The user can import data from a new disturbance into the database, which converts PMU and SCADA data into GE PSLF format, and then run the tool to validate (or invalidate) the model for a specific power plant against its actual performance. The PNNL PPMV tool enables the automation of the process of power plant model validation using disturbance recordings. The tool uses PMU and SCADA measurements as input information. The tool automatically adjusts all required EPCL scripts and interacts with GE PSLF in the batch mode. The main tool features includes: - The tool interacts with GE PSLF - The tool uses GE PSLF Play-In Function for generator model validation. - Database of projects (model validation studies) - Database of the historic events. - Database of the power plant - The tool has advanced visualization capabilities - The tool automatically generates reports
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PPMV; 004643IBMPC00
Battelle IPID 30764-E
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The PPMV tool calls scripts for GE PSLF package developed by BPA. These scripts are external files and they are not part of the PPMV tool source code. To use the PPMV tool the user should have installed GE PSLF package. PPMV tool calls PSLF to run the model validation analysis. PSLF is the commercial package developed by GE and it is widely used by the electrical companies.
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Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
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Battelle, Pacific Northwest Division
Country of Publication:
United States

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