Relationship Between Voltage and Active and Reactive Powers

Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)


The analytical link between voltage (V) and reactive power (Q) in electrical lines and loads is presented. Acceptable simplifications of equations are introduced to highlight dominant aspects of the V-Q link, which strongly impacts our understanding of grid voltage phenomena, voltage control, as well as performance required of protection solutions and design characteristics. An essential presentation of the main V-Q relationships in electrical lines often referred to by this book is provided.


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  1. 1.ConsultantCastellanzaItaly

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