Chapter 2. Modelling of FACTS Controllers

  1. Enrique Acha1,
  2. Claudio R. Fuerte-Esquivel2,
  3. Hugo Ambriz-Pérez3 and
  4. César Angeles-Camacho1

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020164.ch2

FACTS: Modelling and Simulation in Power Networks

FACTS: Modelling and Simulation in Power Networks

How to Cite

Acha, E., Fuerte-Esquivel, C. R., Ambriz-Pérez, H. and Angeles-Camacho, C. (2004) Modelling of FACTS Controllers, in FACTS: Modelling and Simulation in Power Networks, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020164.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Glasgow, UK

  2. 2

    Universidad Michoacana, Mexico

  3. 3

    Comisión Federal de Electricidad, Mexico

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470852712

Online ISBN: 9780470020166

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Keywords:

  • STATCOMs (static compensators);
  • thyristor-based static VAR compensator (SVC);
  • steady-state operation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modelling Philosophy

  • Controllers Based on Conventional Thyristors

  • Power Electronic Controllers Based on Fully Controlled Semiconductor Devices

  • Control Capabilities of Controllers Based on Voltage Source Converters

  • Summary

  • References