Research of TCSC Damping Effect on Low Frequency Oscillation in West Yunnan Power Grid


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Based on the analysis of damping theory of Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor (TCSC), the influence of TCSC to electric magnetic torque with and without damping function is studied by one generator infinite model so to deduce the mechanism of low frequency oscillation damping of TCSC. Combined with ‘the Twelfth Five-year Plan’ power and transmission grid construction plan in western Yunnan, the proper scheme for TCSC damping control was chosen in the southwestern Yunnan power grid and the transient and dynamic simulations of southwestern Yunnan power grid were performed. The simulation results show that TCSC can improve the system damping when the grid is in Yunguang area oscillation mode with frequency of 0.27Hz and 0.6Hz,especially in condition when Yunnan grid is in the local area oscillation mode of 0.6 Hz. The simulations also demonstrate that TCSC can improve transient stability of Yunnan power grid. The application of TCSC in southwestern Yunnan Power Grid is of great significance to power grid safe operation.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 588-589)

Edited by:

Lawrence Lim




G. F. Qiu et al., "Research of TCSC Damping Effect on Low Frequency Oscillation in West Yunnan Power Grid", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 588-589, pp. 567-573, 2012

Online since:

November 2012




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