Effective Utilization of Transmission Line Capacity in a Meshed Network with Series Capacitor Upto its Thermal Limit
Ananda M. H1, M. R. Shiva Kumar2
1Ananda M.H, Research Scholar, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, REVA University, V.T.U, India.
2M.R. Shiva Kumar, Sri Revana Siddeshwara Institute of Technology, V.T.U, India.
Manuscript received on 23 February 2020 | Revised Manuscript received on 06 March 2020 | Manuscript Published on 18 March 2020 | PP: 9-13 | Volume-8 Issue-6S March 2020 | Retrieval Number: F10020386S20/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.F1002.0386S20
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Abstract: Power system networks are becoming interconnected for the purpose of power delivery to decrease the overall power generation cost. With insufficient control, the power systems become more complicated to function and less secure. The economics of AC power transmission have always forced the planning engineers to transmit as much power as possible through a given transmission line. The smaller and thermally limited lines are crowded in many networks while other higher capacity lines run well below their thermal maximum. When series capacitors are introduced in the higher voltage cables, power may be transferred from the overloaded lines, maximizing the use of the existing line as well as complementing the performance of the power system. In this paper, a three-line meshed power system network with different thermal line limits is considered for the purpose of showing effective utilization of line network for maximum power flow through the intended line with series capacitor compensation. The simulations are performed by using PowerWorld simulator confirms the addition of series capacitor increases the power transfer through the line up to its thermal limit.
Keywords: Transmission Interconnection, Power Flow, Thermal Limit, Uprating Transmission Capacity, Series Capacitor Compensation.
Scope of the Article: Cloud Resources Utilization in IoT