Services for Cooperatives and Municipals
Pterra is a proud member of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) – comprising of more than 900 not-for-profit rural electric cooperatives and public power districts providing retail electric service to more than 42 million consumers in 47 states in the United States.
Pterra offers consulting services addressing the specific needs of cooperatives and municipals in the following areas
Support for the Interconnection Process
For new generation, generation upgrades, new transmission and other new facilities, including feasibility, system impact and facilities studies.
for renewable energy such as wind farms, solar and biomass.
Such as breaker overduty assessment, capacitor switching, relay coordination, static var device tuning and harmonic filtering
Using analytical tools such as power flow, optimal power flow, contingency analysis, short circuit, dynamic simulation, P-V curves and electromagnetic transients
Including those for the TPL- (transmission planning) series
On system analysis topics such as power flow, stability, wind farm integration and distributed generation
To support cases with state commissions and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)