Voltage Stability Enhancement using SVC in PSCAD Software

  • Mohammad Shabir M.Tech. Scholar
  • Sarfaraz Nawaz Department of Electrical Engineering, Swami Keshvanand Institute of Technology, Management & Gramothan, Jaipur, India
  • Ankit Vijayvargiya Department of Electrical Engineering, Swami Keshvanand Institute of Technology, Management & Gramothan, Jaipur, India
Keywords: Voltage Stability, Voltage Deviation, Static var Compensator(SVC), Simplified Voltage Stability Index (SVSI), Relative Electric Distance (RED)


In modern power system, need for flexibility, accuracy and fast response is growing everyday. Voltage instability affects the system's reliability and security. FACTS devices are used to restore voltage and to control the weak bus. SVC provides the fast acting dynamic compensation in case of severe fault. This paper is focused on voltage stability improvement of IEEE-14 bus test system. Simplified voltage stability index (SVSI) is calculated to identify the weakest bus of the system. All the analysis is being performed using PSCAD simulation software.


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How to Cite
Shabir, M., Nawaz, S., & Vijayvargiya, A. (2020). Voltage Stability Enhancement using SVC in PSCAD Software. Majlesi Journal of Mechatronic Systems, 9(1), 23-30. Retrieved from http://journals.iaumajlesi.ac.ir/ms/index/index.php/ms/article/view/425