Flicker control with hybrid Var compensator

J.-M. Lupin, R. Bolduc, L. Chenevard
2009 IET Conference Publications   unpublished
Customer expectations on Power Quality are growing and they are expecting a clean source of power from their suppliers for their increasingly sensitive process. In order to maintain a clean voltage supply, the utilities are forced to implement regulations that oblige end-users to compensate disturbing loads. This paper will demonstrate the application of a Hybrid Var Compensator (HVC) designed to mitigate flicker produced by a car shredder. The HVC system is composed of an active harmonic
more » ... (AHF) that will operate in electronic var compensation (EVC) mode injecting in real time lagging and leading reactive power, installed in parallel with a detuned capacitor bank. This solution allows the customer to be connected to the grid and meet the utility flicker regulation. In addition, this also allows the utility to guarantee a clean source of power to their other existing customers.
doi:10.1049/cp.2009.0902 fatcat:q6sygmumj5ahzco6sremghzpba