Intelligent Power Grid Laboratory (iPGL)

Intelligent Power Grid Laboratory is one of the three laboratories housed in the Stanley Pauley Centre and devoted to research and education in the area of power system protection, automation and control. The laboratory is well equipped with real time power system simulators, modern multifunction protection relays, digital fault recorders with PMU capability, GPS satellite clocks, communication and networking equipment, electrical machine and power system test beds, power system monitoring, analysis, and automation software, merging units, and general purpose testing and measuring equipment. The laboratory can facilitate research and training in emerging areas such as wide area monitoring, control and protection of power systems, power systems dynamics and stability, new substation automation and protection paradigms based on IEC 61850 standards, grid integration of renewable energy systems, etc.

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