System Operational Planning Studies and Operating Area Interconnection Support

Saudi Electricity Company (Saudi Arabia)
AC System Studies

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) is combining four separate regions of the country into one company for the whole country.  The backbone of the system is a 380 kV AC interconnected network. The final goal is to operate the entire system through a single unified control center. We are involved in a number of different key projects to assist SEC in unifying their power network. In addition to engineering studies, over six engineering specialists are stationed in different regions in Saudi Arabia, providing expert guidance on operational aspects, policies and procedures.

The engineering studies to support the final objectives include the following (using PSS/E and PSCAD):