Voltage stability improvement on optimal placement of facts devices

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dc.contributor.author Mutegi, A.M
dc.contributor.author Kihato, Peter K.
dc.contributor.author Muriithi, Christopher M.
dc.contributor.author Saulo, M.J.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-05T06:51:38Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-05T06:51:38Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology, 2016, 3(7): 9-15 en_US
dc.identifier.issn ISSN: 2394 - 658X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2791
dc.description.abstract Voltage stability challenge in power systems remains one of the major concerns in system planning and operation. The ability of a power system to maintain acceptable voltage levels at all buses in the system under normal operating conditions and during contingencies pose a major headache for power system researchers and practitioners. As power systems become more complex, coupled with environmental concerns, land scarcity and huge capital requirements in doing of new power lines and substations, voltage instability becomes an increasingly serious challenge that requires out of the box solutions. FACTS devices is a group of highly flexible and versatile Controllers that regulate active and reactive power flows in real time to enhance system controllability and increase the power transfer capability. The UPFC is one of the most complex and versatile FACTS devices that shall be used in the research. Proper knowledge of how close the actual system’s operating voltages are from the voltage stability limits is crucial for the optimal placement of FACTS devices. This research uses static methods, namely the Voltage Stability indices for optimal placement of the FACTS devices for security-constrained voltage stability improvement. The research shall be done by the use of Power System Analysis Toolbox (PSAT) software that runs on MATLAB’s environment on the IEEE 39-Bus 10-Generator test system. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject FACTS, en_US
dc.subject Optimal, en_US
dc.subject Security-Constrained, en_US
dc.subject Versatile en_US
dc.title Voltage stability improvement on optimal placement of facts devices en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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