The Italian 2003 blackout

  title={The Italian 2003 blackout},
  author={Alberto Berizzi},
  journal={IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2004.},
  pages={1673-1679 Vol.2}
  • Alberto Berizzi
  • Published 2004 in
    IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting…
On September 28th, 2003, at 3:01 a.m., a fault on the Swiss power system caused the overloading of two Swiss internal lines close to the Italian border. The interconnection lines were heavily loaded by the large power import and the coordination between the system operators was not sufficient to mitigate the overload. The consequent loss of those important branches caused cascading outages of the lines interconnecting the Italian system and the remaining part of the UCTE (Union for the… CONTINUE READING
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