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, simplified voltage stability index


Recently, in modern power systems, the application of flexible, accurate, and fast-response systems is emerging. The voltage instability affects the system's reliability and security. FACTS devices are used to restore voltage and to control the weak bus. The SVC provides fast acting dynamic compensation, in case a severe fault occurs. In this paper, the focused is on voltage stability improvement of IEEE-14 bus test system. Simulation results have been obtained using PSCAD simulation software. Subsequently, the obtained results have been analyzed. In addition, Simplified Voltage Stability Index (SVSI) is calculated to identify the weakest bus of the system.


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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