TSTF: Time Synchronization in the Electric Power System March 2017

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Time Synchronization

NASPI's Time Synchronization Task Force's Technical Report (NASPI-2017-TR-001). The power system uses precision timing for grid monitoring and situational awareness, to coordinate the operation and integration of a variety of grid assets, and for grid protection and operation. Because power systems are so large and often geographically separated, power data acquisition systems need to share a common time source.