FACTS Controller Integration and Design Studies BA and DAW

  • Bjarne R. AndersenEmail author
  • Dennis Woodford
  • Geoff Love
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Part of the CIGRE Green Books book series (CIGREGB)


The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of the studies typically required following the issue of the specification for a FACTS controller until the end of its life cycle. The chapter classifies this life cycle into four main phases: studies performed during the bid process, post-award studies during the design of the controller, studies performed for commissioning, and studies during the operational life of the FACTS controller. For each stage the chapter presents the objectives and the responsibilities of those requiring and performing the studies, including input data, the studies to be performed, the reason for the studies, and the use made of the study results.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bjarne R. Andersen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dennis Woodford
    • 2
  • Geoff Love
    • 3
  1. 1.Andersen Power Electronic Solutions LtdBexhill on SeaUK
  2. 2.Electranix CorporationWinnipegCanada
  3. 3.PSC ConsultingDublinIreland

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