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Prevention of Unintentional Islands in Power Systems with Distributed Resources Webinar

Learn about unintentional islanding in a webinar from NREL and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.

This webinar from August 24, 2016, featured a presentation by NREL researcher Ben Kroposki to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The webinar focused on the following topics and included a discussion following the presentation.

  • Types of islands in power systems with distributed resources
  • Issues with unintentional islanding and how to protect against it
  • Standard testing for unintentional islanding
  • Advanced testing of inverters for anti-islanding functionality
  • Probability of unintentional islanding and the future of anti-islanding protection.