Grid Voltage and Reactive Power Control

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


A widespread inadequate control of grid voltage and reactive power has become more critical in recent years due to the general trend by system operators and electrical utilities to operate transmission networks as close as possible to their maximum capacity. The need for suitable control solutions capable of dealing with increased power loads and losses, possible grid contingencies and voltage collapse risks has therefore grown in ever tighter and enmeshed networks. Yet, a lack of real-time, closed-loop, automatic coordination of reactive power resources for network voltage control seems as persistent as it is unjustified.


Reactive Power Control Loop Voltage Control Terminal Voltage Optimal Power Flow 
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  1. 1.ConsultantCastellanzaItaly

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