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dc.contributor.authorHeetuna, KZ-
dc.contributor.authorAbdel Aleem, SHE-
dc.contributor.authorZobaa, AF-
dc.identifier.citationEnergy Technology & Policy, 2015en_US
dc.description.abstractRecently, analysis of some major blackouts and failures of power system shows that voltage instability problem has been one of the main reasons of these disturbances and networks collapse. In this paper, a systematic approach to voltage stability analysis using various techniques for the IEEE 14-bus case study, is presented. Static analysis is used to analyze the voltage stability of the system under study, whilst the dynamic analysis is used to evaluate the performance of compensators. The static techniques used are Power Flow, V–P curve analysis, and Q–V modal analysis. In this study, Flexible Alternating Current Transmission system (FACTS) devices- namely, Static Synchronous Compensators (STATCOMs) and Static Var Compensators (SVCs) - are used as reactive power compensators, taking into account maintaining the violated voltage magnitudes of the weak buses within the acceptable limits defined in ANSI C84.1. Simulation results validate that both the STATCOMs and the SVCs can be effectively used to enhance the static voltage stability and increasing network loadability margin. Additionally, based on the dynamic analysis results, it has been shown that STATCOMs have superior performance, in dynamic voltage stability enhancement, compared to SVCs.en_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis Groupen_US
dc.subjectDynamic analysisen_US
dc.subjectPower flowen_US
dc.subjectStatic analysisen_US
dc.subjectVoltage stabilityen_US
dc.titleVoltage Stability Analysis of Grid-Connected Wind Farms with FACTS: Static and Dynamic Analysisen_US
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