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International Journal of Engineering Research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering(IJEREEE)

Monthly Journal for Electrical and Electronic Engineering

ISSN : 2395-2717 (Online)

Voltage Stability Improvement Using Static Var Compensators (SVC)

Author : Shanti Chaturvedi 1 2

Date of Publication :13th April 2017

Abstract: Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS) controllers, such as the Static Var Compensator (SVC), employ the latest technology of power electronic switching devices in electric power transmission systems to control voltage and power flow, and improve voltage regulation. Given a profit-driven, deregulated electric power industry coupled with increased load growth, the power transmission infrastructure is being stressed to its upper operating limits to achieve maximum economic returns to both generator and transmission system owners. In such an environment, system stability problems such as inadequate voltage control and regulation must be resolved in the most cost-effective manner toimprove overall grid security and reliability.

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