An advanced tool for analyzing multiple cascading failures

  title={An advanced tool for analyzing multiple cascading failures},
  author={R. T. Hardiman and Murali Kumbale and Y. V. Makarov},
  journal={2004 International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems},
This paper summarizes the Southern Company methodology and experience in advanced analysis of cascading failures. Cascading failures occur due to loss of generating units at a station, breaker failures, common tower and common right-of-way circuit outages, etc. Once an initiating event occurs, the protection system opens the surrounding breakers so that… CONTINUE READING

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