Power Factor Correction: Reactive Power Compensation Methods

Published by Ahmad Ezzeddine, EE Power – Technical Articles: Power Factor Correction: Reactive Power Compensation Methods, December 15, 2022. This article introduces power factor correction, why it is needed, and how to design it for the system. Increasing photovoltaic penetration tied to the grid has caused many problems for utility providers. One of the main problems is thatContinue reading “Power Factor Correction: Reactive Power Compensation Methods”

Reactive Power Compensation in Distribution System – Changing Paradigm 

Published By M.L.Sachdeva, Former Chief Engineer, CEA & N.S.Sodha, Former Executive Director, PowerGrid. Conference on ‘Reliable & Quality Power’ on 30-31st May 2019 CBIP Conference Hall, New Delhi. Synopsis Reactive power compensation technologies inhibited in the Distribution system as also Power system of the Present (Conventional) and Power System of Future (Up-front Conventional cum  Renewable ResourcesContinue reading “Reactive Power Compensation in Distribution System – Changing Paradigm “

What is Reactive Power?

Published by Peter W. Sauer, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 16th, 2003 Published in Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) Background Paper on Grid Reliability. Link: https://pserc.wisc.edu/resources/background.aspx Engineering talk Reactive power is a quantity that is normally only defined for alternating current (AC) electrical systems. Our U.S. interconnected gridContinue reading “What is Reactive Power?”

The Importance of Good Power Quality

Published by Dr. Kurt Schipman & Dr. François Delincé , ABB Power Quality Products, Belgium ABSTRACT This paper explains the problems that are due to poor Power Quality in electrical systems and shows their possible financial consequences. Power Quality is characterized by parameters that express harmonic pollution, reactive power, and load unbalance. The best possibleContinue reading “The Importance of Good Power Quality”

Smart Capacitor

Published by Wendy Wang, Jiangsu Modern Electric Technology Co., Ltd. The first developer of smart capacitor in China; Nantong, Jiangsu, China. Introduction Smart capacitor integrates such advanced technologies as modern measure-control, power electronics, network communication, automation control, power capacitor and others. It changes the outdated controller technology of traditional reactive power compensation device and theContinue reading “Smart Capacitor”

A Comprehensive Review of Power Quality Issues & Measurement for Grid-integrated Wind Turbines

Published by Ahmed F. Zobaa and Ibrahim Ahmed, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Brunel University London, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK. Shady H.E. Abdel Aleem, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, 15th of May Higher Institute of Engineering, Cairo, Egypt. Journal Article: Recent Advances in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 2019, 12, 210-222 (Volume 12, Issue 3 ,2019)Continue reading “A Comprehensive Review of Power Quality Issues & Measurement for Grid-integrated Wind Turbines”