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Mandhir Sahni

Mandhir Sahni

Mandhir Sahni, PhD, is Head of Department, Power System Planning at DNV GL and has extensive experience in generation & transmission planning in deregulated energy markets in the U.S including power system planning, power quality, stability, Electro-Magnetic Transient (EMT) studies, Sub-Synchronous Control Interaction/Resonance studies, transmission congestion/curtailment assessment and protection co-ordination analysis with an extensive background in power system analysis. Dr. Sahni currently oversees the transmission planning and bulk electric system studies group within EA’s PSP group including all transmission planning for utility clients, full interconnection studies, annual planning assessments, transient stability studies and detailed SSR/SSCI studies. Dr. Sahni also leads the modeling and grid integration of emerging technologies (battery storage, compressed air energy storage) effort at DNV GL PSP group. Dr. Sahni has served as the principal in-charge on numerous direct engagements with ISOs/Utilities across North America & globally. To join Mr. Sahni's professional network on LinkedIn, click here.

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Power System Damping Evaluation: An Art in Need of Scientific Consistency

Power System Damping Evaluation: An Art in Need of Scientific Consistency

Power system damping has long been considered as one of many criterion utilized by system planners and/or operators to evaluate the power system network performance from a dynamic response standpoint. System operators and/or utilities across the glob ...

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Dynamic Parameter Estimation: Bridging the gap between simulation and real world power system response

Dynamic Parameter Estimation: Bridging the gap between simulation and real world power system response

Regional transmission planning authorities including utilities and/or RTOs/ISOs currently rely on three different types of planning models to assess the short- and long-term transmission needs of the system from a reliability standpoint: Steady S ...

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Integrating large-scale wind generation on series compensated transmission networks: a next generation transmission grid challenge

Integrating large-scale wind generation on series compensated transmission networks: a next generation transmission grid challenge

Transmission grids across the globe have experienced significant increase in utility scale renewable penetration predominantly driven by utility scale wind and (more recently) solar PV interconnections. In more cases than not, regions associated with ...

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