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Increasing operational flexibilty of Francis low-head turbines for increased grid resiliency

Author(s): Lee Lenhard; Guillaume Rudelle; Arvind K. Tiwari

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Keywords: Hydrolink; Francis low-head turbines; WECC; Operational flexibility program


Electrical grid resiliency is a vital national interest which is why the United States Department of Energy funded a research program led by GE and Eagle Creek Renewable Energy to increase the operational flexibility of hydro power plants and to simulate the impact this increased flexibility would have on the grid during a significant loss of generation.


Year: 2023

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