T&D World Magazine

Blackouts and System Stability

At a time when the entire international community has witnessed several large outages worldwide, more people than ever are asking questions about the stability and reliability of present day electric delivery systems. It is important for members of the electric energy community to develop an understanding of the concepts and issues related to the reliability and stability of the electric delivery system, particularly in the context of the prevailing political and regulatory climate.

IEEE PES will features the super session, Blackouts and System Stability, on Wednesday, April 23, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. James C. McCalley, principal, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Iowa State University, will chair the session.

Panelists include:

  • Shin'ichi Imai, manager, Power Network Engineering Innovation, Tokyo Electric Power Co.
  • Anthony Johnson, senior engineer, Southern California Edison
  • Mark Laufenberg, Power World Corp.
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