Congestion Management with Optimal Location of FACTS Devices

Authors(2) :-Akash Kadam, Ganesh Mhatre

Line outage, congestion, cascading line tripping and system stability loss are the major problems faced by a power system. Solution to this problem is the use of FACTS devices especially Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC). UPFC can uphold the voltage magnitude, phase angle and line impedance of a power system transmission line. In this paper, performance of unified power flow controller is investigated using MATLAB based commercial power system simulation software Power System Toolbox (PST) in various modes of operation. With the help of model of power system in MATLAB, and by installing UPFC in transmission system, its use as power flow controller and voltage injector, is used to relieve power congestion in transmission system.

Authors and Affiliations

Akash Kadam
Electrical Department, Yadavrao Tasgaonkar College of Engineering & Management, Karjat, Maharashtra , India
Ganesh Mhatre
Mechatronics Department, New Horizon Institute of Technology and Management, Thane, Maharashtra , India

FACTS, UPFC, Power Flow Controller

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-08-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 105-110
Manuscript Number : CSEIT172425
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

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Akash Kadam, Ganesh Mhatre, "Congestion Management with Optimal Location of FACTS Devices", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.105-110, July-August-2017.
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