Optimized Algorithm for Restricted Governor Mode of Operation of Large Turbo Generators for Enhanced Power System Stability

  • A. NaliniEmail author
  • E. Sheeba Percis
  • K. Shanmuganathan
  • T. Jenish
  • J. Jayarajan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1040)


The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, India has guided that every Coal/lignite-based thermal generating units with more than 200 MW capacity should adopt restricted governor mode of operation (RGMO) for effective compensation of sudden frequency changes in the power grid. Presently, restricted governor mode of operation algorithm, developed by various boiler turbine generator suppliers, is used to meet the expectations of CERC. In this paper, it is discussed about an optimized algorithm for the effective implementation of RGMO for enhanced power system stability of large turbo generators of 600 MW or more capacity, fitted with electronic governors.


RGMO RFGMO FGMO Frequency regulation Speed droop 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Nalini
    • 1
    Email author
  • E. Sheeba Percis
    • 1
  • K. Shanmuganathan
    • 2
  • T. Jenish
    • 1
  • J. Jayarajan
    • 1
  1. 1.EEE DepartmentDr. M.G.R. Educational & Research InstituteChennaiIndia
  2. 2.AEE/Transmission, Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation LtdChennaiIndia

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