Reactive Power Laboratory: Synchronous Condenser Testing&Modeling Results - Interim Report

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The subject report documents the work carried out by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) during months 5-7 (May-July 2005) of a multi-year research project. The project has the overall goal of developing methods of incorporating distributed energy (DE) that can produce reactive power locally and for injecting into the distribution system. The objective for this new type of DE is to be able to provide voltage regulation and dynamic reactive power reserves without the use of extensive communication and control systems. The work performed over this three-month period focused on four aspects of the overall objective: (1) characterization of a ... continued below

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Henry, SD September 27, 2005.

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The subject report documents the work carried out by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) during months 5-7 (May-July 2005) of a multi-year research project. The project has the overall goal of developing methods of incorporating distributed energy (DE) that can produce reactive power locally and for injecting into the distribution system. The objective for this new type of DE is to be able to provide voltage regulation and dynamic reactive power reserves without the use of extensive communication and control systems. The work performed over this three-month period focused on four aspects of the overall objective: (1) characterization of a 250HP (about 300KVAr) synchronous condenser (SC) via test runs at the ORNL Reactive Power Laboratory; (2) development of a data acquisition scheme for collecting the necessary voltage, current and power readings at the synchronous condenser and on the distribution system; (3) development of algorithms for analyzing raw test data from the various test runs; and (4) validation of a steady-state model for the synchronous condenser via the use of a commercial software package to study its effects on the ORNL 13.8/2.4kV distribution network.

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  • Report No.: ORNL/TM-2005/174
  • Grant Number: DE-AC05-00OR22725
  • DOI: 10.2172/885944 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 885944
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc892387

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Henry, SD. Reactive Power Laboratory: Synchronous Condenser Testing&Modeling Results - Interim Report, report, September 27, 2005; [Tennessee]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc892387/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.