GENERATOR PROTECTION


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GENERATOR PROTECTION
P.K. Upadhyay The heart of an electrical power system is the generator. The prime mover which drives the generator provides the necessary input mechanical energy for conversion into electrical energy by the generator. The prime mover can be based on steam, gas, water power and diesel engines. The generator’s ratings may vary from a few hundred kVA to as much as 500 MVA or more. The present largest installed single generator unit in India has a capacity as large as 500 MW. Future projects with unit capacities as large as 660 MW are being envisaged in the country. While the smaller generating sets may be directly connected to the distribution system, …
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Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited: Handbook of Switchgears. GENERATOR PROTECTION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2007), AccessEngineering Export