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Electric power systems

S. Vasantharathna    Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

Power supply systems are widely interconnected across regions for economic reasons, to reduce the cost of electricity and improve the reliability of power supply. At the same time, with growing technological advancements impacting the power industry, power supply systems may also lead to insecurity. Bottlenecks in interconnected power systems that may lead to security problems might include excessive reactive power, faults, dynamic swings of connected loads, and generation capacity. Hence, to provide dynamic control of system voltage, frequency, and reactive power, and to ...

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