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TB 890 WG A1.54

Impact of Cycling on Large Electrical Motors

Conventional power plants in many parts of the world are increasingly required to operate flexibly to facilitate both larger penetration of renewable energy and commercial considerations of operating in peak demand periods. Cyclic operation including two-shifting, operating at minimum load, and fast ramp up/down have all become normal for many power plants, even from quite an early stage of plant life. Operational flexibility is crucial for the commercial success of power plants.

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Rotating electrical machines

This Technical Brochure has been created by a Working Group from the CIGRE Rotating electrical machines Study Committee which is one of CIGRE's 16 domains of work.
The SC is focused on the development of new technologies and the international exchange of information and knowledge in the field of rotating electrical machines, to add value to this information and knowledge by means of synthesizing state-of-the-art practices and developing guidelines and recommendations.

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