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How PSSE identify each type of technology?

asked 2020-07-14 04:58:50 -0500

JorgeGM gravatar image

updated 2020-07-14 05:29:17 -0500

Hello Everyone,

This is my first post here so I will try to explain myself as good as possible. I need to apply different profiles of wind production and solar production in percentage per hour to elaborate a file with the 8760h of the year and study the system in each hour. I know that wind generation can be identified in the "Machine Control Mode" tab with the "Renewable: Standard QT, QB limits" but for a file of more than 1000 buses I don't know how to identify solar or gas or nuclear, so my question is if there is any way to identify and separate generation depending on the technology used. I am working with the raw files from ERCOT (Texas operator). I am starting to work with Python and PSSE too and I am really lost with everything.

Thank you very much in advance.

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answered 2020-07-14 10:21:53 -0500

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In PSSe, there is no specific variable to id machine by technology. At ERCOT, machine id is used for that purpose:

Plants                              Unit_ID_Prefix  Unit_ID     Comment
Coal and Lignite                    L               L1  
Natural Gas except Combined Cycle   N               N1  
Combined Cycle                      C               C1          Gas unit
                                                    C0          Steam unit
Oil Fired                           O               O1  
Nuclear                             U               U1  
Hydro                               H               H1  
Wind                                W               W1  
Solar                               S               S1  
Renewables                          R               R1  
Distributed Generation              D               D1  
Battery Units                       BT              BT  
Synchronous Condenser               SC              SC  
FACTS Device                        F               F1  
Equivalent Network                  EQ              EQ  
Self Serve                          P               P1  
Self Serve Economic                 PE              PE  
Black Start Units                   BS              BS
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Thank you very much!! I will work with this machine id.

JorgeGM gravatar imageJorgeGM ( 2020-07-15 02:08:50 -0500 )edit

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