The StatCom is traditionally modeled for power flow analysis as a PV or PQ bus depending on its primary application. The active power is either set to zero (neglecting the StatCom losses) or calculated iteratively. The StatCom voltage and reactive power compensation are usually related through the magnetics of the StatCom. This traditional power flow model of the StatCom neglects the impact of the high-frequency effects and the switching characteristics of the power electronics on the active power losses and the reactive power injection (absorption). In this paper, the authors propose a new StatCom model appropriate for power flow analysis derived directly from the dynamic model of the StatCom. The proposed model can therefore account for the high-frequency effects and power electronic losses, and more accurately predict the active and reactive power outputs of the StatCom.
Z. Yang et al., "An Improved StatCom Model for Power Flow Analysis," Proceedings of the IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, 2000 (2000, Seattle, WA), vol. 2, pp. 1121-1126, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jul 2000.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PESS.2000.867536
2000 IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting (2000: Jul. 16-20, Seattle, WA)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Sandia National Laboratories
Keywords and Phrases
FACTS Device; StatCom Magnetics; StatCom Model; Active Power; Active Power Losses; Active Power Outputs; Conduction Losses; Dynamic Model; Flexible AC Transmission Systems; Harmonic Losses; High-Frequency Effects; Load Flow; Losses; Power Electronics; Power Flow Analysis; Power Flow Model; Reactive Power; Reactive Power Compensation; Reactive Power Injection; Reactive Power Outputs; Static VAr Compensators; Switching Characteristics; Switching Losses; Voltage Compensation
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