|Title||Real-Time Voltage Monitoring and VAR Management System|
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Authors||Carlos A Martinez, Jim Dyer, Mark Skowronski|
|Series Title||Consultant Report to the California Energy Commission|
|Keywords||CEC-001, real-time grid reliability mangement, Reliability Adequacy Tools, RTGRM, RTVSA|
The Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) has been working with NERC, Regional Transmission Organizations, Independent System Operators, and other electric industry organizations to research, develop, and disseminate new methods, tools and technologies to protect and enhance the reliability of the U.S. electric power system under the emerging competitive electricity market structures. This Summary Report provides a description of the Real-Time Voltage Monitoring and VAR Management System tool being developed to provide the capability to monitor grid and market performance in real-time and manage grid reliability.