Posts Tagged ‘power system’

Method for defining the location of SVC FACTS devices

February 5th, 2019 | Make a comment | Posted in Power quality
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The power flow control, improved stability, management of the voltage profile and minimized losses, are the goal of every power company, and can be achieved by applying FACTS in the electric power system.

In this article, one of the blog contributors, Mile, will look into a simple approach, which is based on sensitivity coefficients and dynamic P-V curves, in order to define the optimal location of SVC FACTS device. The used method actually consists of identifying the weakest buses in the system through the P–V curves. Enjoy!


Coordination of Protections in a Power System

February 1st, 2019 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical Safety
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The coordination of protections is a study of the interfaces between the protection scheme and the system overcurrent, considering an operation sequence between the different existing protection devices, in order to guarantee the selectivity of the system.


distribution circuits protection and coordination



Also, coordination of protections is commonly used in medium voltage distribution networks and low voltage systems due to the nature of the network itself. Read Electrical Engineer Nico’s writing about the topic below…


Stability in Power System

January 19th, 2019 | Make a comment | Posted in Electrical distribution
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Power System Stability projects


One of our readers, Nico sent us an article about a very interesting and essential topic; Power system stability. Happy reading and don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comments :)

Hello fellows,

Stay in constant synchronization of multiple elements in a Power System has become an extremely important task in the operation of Power Systems; this result is due to the expansion of the electric power systems that increased the interconnection of generating stations and the various load centers.


Solar Power Systems: Challenges & Industry

September 21st, 2018 | Make a comment | Posted in Energy Efficiency - solar
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solar power systems panelsHi everybody, it’s Steven Mill and today I want to tell you about solar power system. I’ll focus on the challenges behind solar power systems and the impact on the industry. Leave your comments!

Solar energy is a huge resource that remains hugely untapped. Though it is cheap, readily unavailable and clean, like every other system, it does harbour a myriad of challenges and problems. The following are the major drawbacks…

Power system: mid and long term stability

September 22nd, 2017 | Make a comment | Posted in Power quality
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system stability curve

One of the most important features of an electrical power system is stability. An electrical power system must be stable within the predefined limits against different types of disturbances.

That is the topic that Yasser (one of the members) chose to deal with. If you want to be published in the blog too, send us a mail


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