Power Factor Improvement in Power System with the Integration of Renewable Energy

Buswig, Yonis.M.Yonis and Sim, S.Y. and Goh, H.H. and Lim, A.J.M.S. and Kek, S.L. and Mustafa, F. and Bohari, A. and Ardi, M.A. (2018) Power Factor Improvement in Power System with the Integration of Renewable Energy. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering, 10 (1-12). pp. 19-23. ISSN 289-8131

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Abstract

The non-linear constant increment of power demands due to loads caused a complexity in the operation of the power system network and might also cause insecurity without adequate control in the system with large power flows. A successful alternative energy source gives new challenges when connected to the power grid system. It is however that with the presence of environmental conditions, there is a constant fluctuation of generated power from renewable energy sources. This can be explained when wind power is used as a source of injection into an electric grid, where the power quality will be affected due to the fluctuating condition of the nature of the wind and comparatively new types of its generators panel. Power system control is introduced in this matter using a controller known as FACTS (Flexible AC Transmission System). FACTS controllers such as STATCOM (Static Synchronous Compensator) and SSSC (Static Synchronous Series Compensator) can function to be a terminal voltage regulator to the power system and consequently improve the systems’ stability and power quality. With the usage of IEEE 14 bus power system network, both the potential STATCOM and SSSC are measured using the controller at high influential locations of the power system.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Power Factor Improvement, Power Grid, Renewable Energy Sources,unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education,
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Yonis Buswig
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2018 01:41
Last Modified: 03 May 2021 14:30
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/20514

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