Relevant Factors to a Statistical Analysis of Overvoltages - Application to Three-Phase Reclosing of Compensated Transmission Lines


This paper describes the statistical study of important factors that influences transient over voltages resulting from three-phase reclosing of shunt compensated transmission lines. These factors include the model used for transmission line representation and the influence of line transposition. Additionally, the over voltages reduction to proper levels depending on the type of control technique are illustrated and analyzed in statistical terms. The evaluation covers three shunt compensation degrees. The digital simulations were performed using the PSCAD/EMTDC software.

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P. Mestas and M. Tavares, "Relevant Factors to a Statistical Analysis of Overvoltages - Application to Three-Phase Reclosing of Compensated Transmission Lines," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 1165-1171. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B221.

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