Convenor of the Working Group # 3 on “Experiences
from the North-American and French Disturbances and Recommendations
from the International Experts for the Improved Reliability
of the Brazilian Interconnected System”, reporting
to the Steering Committee on the Investigation of the Causes
of the March 11, 1999 Brazilian Blackout and Means to Improve
System Reliability. WG # 3 produced the following reports:
3.1 by Carson Taylor. Part I – State-of-the-Art
in Special Protection Schemes and other Measures to Prevent
Widespread Blackouts: BPA and WSCC Experience Part II – Assessment of
Brazilian Power System Reliability and Suggested Areas
3.2 by Prabha Kundur and Yakout Mansour.
Experiences from North American Disturbances and Recommendations
for the Reliability Improvement of the Brazilian Interconnected
3.3 by Marc Trotignon and Bruno Meyer.
Recommendations for the Improvement of the Brazilizn Power
System Security Following the 11th March 1999 outage based
on EDF experience
3.4 Overview of the Reports and their Recommendations
by Nelson Martins, Paulo Gomes and Johan Steinberger.