Wind Farm Voltage Drop Stabilisation Using SVC Inverter Based on FACTS

  • Souheyla Benachour Department of Process Automation and Electrification, INH, University M’Hamed Bougara of Boumerdes 55 avenue de l’indépendance,35000, Boumerdes, Algeria
  • Omar Bendjeghaba LREEI, faculty of hydrocarburs and chimie, University of Boumerdes Boumerdes, Algeria
Keywords: FACTS, SVC, Voltage stability, Wind farm, CPF


The study focus on maintain of voltage factor in the near-unity network (1pu) using a Static Variables Compensator (SVC). In order to determine the effectiveness of this device to improve the stability of a power system with distributed genetartion in presence of wind farm based on MADA, the power flow is calculated without the existence of the SVC at first, and then when the SVC is integrated. This operation is performed to make a comparison and evaluate the role of the device in the system. However, in order to improve voltage stability as well as minimize power losses for practical power systems, it is important to locate the appropriate place of SVC. Various methods have been developed. The particular CPF method has been proven effective in determining SVC placement. The obtained results are discussed and analysed, it is found that this device provides a considerable reduction in the voltage drop and appreciable control of the voltage at the concerned busbar.


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How to Cite
BenachourS., & BendjeghabaO. (2020). Wind Farm Voltage Drop Stabilisation Using SVC Inverter Based on FACTS . Algerian Journal of Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development, 2(01), 9-16.