Review of existing reactive power requirements for variable generation

  title={Review of existing reactive power requirements for variable generation},
  author={A. Ellis and R. Nelson and E. Von Engeln and J. Macdowell and L. Casey and E. Seymour and W. Peter and J. R. Williams},
  journal={2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting},
  • A. Ellis, R. Nelson, +5 authors J. R. Williams
  • Published 2012
  • Engineering
  • 2012 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
  • In order to reliably operate the bulk electric grid generators are expected to meet certain reactive power requirements depending on the system they operate in. In the past reactive power requirements were tailored to the capabilities of synchronous generators. Variable generators such as wind and solar plants were in the past small enough relative to the entire system that they were not required to supply voltage support to the grid. As the penetration of renewable resources have grown beyond… CONTINUE READING

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