June 20, 2019

The NATF, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) held a joint workshop focusing on bulk power system (BPS) modeling and planning on June 18-19 in Novi, Michigan.  NATF member ITC Holdings hosted the event, where industry experts discussed the following topics:

  • Modeling and studies of the impacts of distributed energy resources on BPS reliability
  • Modeling and studies of BPS-connected inverter-based resources
  • Electromagnetic transient modeling and studies
  • Node-breaker modeling improvements
  • Cascading analysis techniques and studies
  • Conventional transmission planning study improvements
  • NERC standards updates relevant to transmission planning

Workshop presentation materials are available on the NERC website.