FACTS-Devices and Applications

  • Xiao-Ping Zhang
  • Christian Rehtanz
  • Bikash Pal
Part of the Power Systems book series (POWSYS)

Abstract

Flexible AC Transmission Systems, called FACTS, got in the recent years a well-known term for higher controllability in power systems by means of power electronic devices. Several FACTS-devices have been introduced for various applications worldwide. A number of new types of devices are in the stage of being introduced in practice. Even more concepts of configurations of FACTS-devices are discussed in research and literature.

Keywords

Reactive Power Power Flow Voltage Source Converter Thyristor Control Series Capacitor Reactive Power Compensation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiao-Ping Zhang
    • 1
  • Christian Rehtanz
    • 2
  • Bikash Pal
    • 3
  1. 1.University of BirminghamBirminghamUK
  2. 2.TU Dortmund UniversityDortmundGermany
  3. 3.Imperial College LondonLondonUK

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