In this paper, prototypes of two shunt flexible AC transmission system (FACTS) devices, a thyristor switched reactor (TSR)-based static VAr compensator (SVC) and a thyristor controlled reactor (TCR)-based static VAr compensator- have been developed. The design and testing of both a TSR-based SVC and a TCR-based SVC are accomplished in the Power Systems Research Laboratory of Nigde University. The TSR-based SVC and TCR-based SVC devices are studied in three-bus and single machine infinite bus systems for three-phase static load conditions. The effects of TSR-based SVC and TCR-based SVC devices on load voltages are also analyzed. Experimental results show that significant improvement in reactive power compensation and voltage regulation is achieved by using TSR-based SVC and TCR-based SVC.
GELEN, AYETÜL and YALÇINÖZ, TANKUT
"Experimental studies of a scaled-down TSR-based SVC and TCR-based SVC prototype for voltage regulation and compensation,"
Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences: Vol. 18:
2, Article 1.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/elektrik/vol18/iss2/1