Testing

DIgSILENT Pacific continues also to expand its range of testing services. Principally focused on power quality and generator testing, a comprehensive range of testing services are available. DIgSILENT uses the state-of-the-art PowerFactory monitor for real-time testing and monitoring and also owns two Hioki power quality meters for harmonics power quality assessment.

Harmonics and power quality testing

  • Power loss measurement
  • Power factor evaluation
  • Voltage/current unbalance measurement
  • Voltage and current harmonics measurement
  • Voltage flicker assessment
  • Event monitoring
  • Voltage swell/dip
  • Frequency swell/dip
  • Inrush current

Generator testing

  • Synchronous machine testing and parameter identification
  • Compliance and R2 testing in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Frequency and time domain testing of AVR and PSS including parameter identification of control systems
  • Compliance testing and model validation of of turbine governor control systems
  • Determination of wind turbine characteristics and control behaviour
  • Development of compliance programs and test procedures, including technical on-site support

Protection

  • Relay logic testing
  • Protection system performance verification
  • Settings upload/download