Seventh International Conference on AC-DC Power Transmission, 28-30 November 2001 (Conference Publications Series)

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These proceedings from the November 2001 conference in London contain 52 papers on deregulated systems, cable-linked systems, new technologies, existing and future projects, modeling, renewable and distributed generators, operational experience, and control systems and power flow control. Additionally, ten poster papers discuss related topics. A synopses is provided for each paper. Contributors include scientists from around the world. Only authors are listed in the index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780852967454
  • Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: Conference Publications Series
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 7.86 (w) x 10.94 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Effect of de-regulation on operation of electrical grid and nuclear power generating stations 1
Investment decisions for bulk power transmission schemes in liberalised markets 7
The application of FACTS controllers to a deregulated system 10
Value of controllable devices in a liberalized electricity market 15
Dielectric response measurements in time and frequency domain of different stressed low pressure oil-filled cables 21
Advantages of HV cable transmission links by using real time thermal rating (RTTR) and water monitoring 27
Cost-efficient XLPE cable system solutions 33
Gas-Insulated line (GIL) of the 2nd generation 39
Recent advances in space charge measurement and extruded HVDC cable design 44
A comparison of conventional and capacitor commutated converters based on steady-state and dynamic considerations 49
Modular back-to-back HVDC, with capacitor commutated converters (CCC) 55
Capacitor commutated converters for high power HVDC transmission 60
Innovative technology in the Moyle Interconnector 66
An example in sizing a series compensation scheme with fixed and variable capacitors 72
HVDC East-South Interconnector II in India: 2000 MW, +/- 500 kV 78
Type testing of the GTO valves for a novel STATCOM converter 84
Interactive AC-DC harmonic and interharmonic analysis 91
Evaluation of the relation between voltage sourced converter performance and design parameters 96
A consideration of stable operating power limits in VSC-HVDC systems 102
Small signal modelling of HVDC transmission systems 107
Control of HVDC systems operating with long DC cables 113
Analysis of a robust DC-Bus voltage control system for a VSC transmission scheme 119
Harmonic modelling of voltage source converters for HVDC stations 125
Fault protection of metallic return circuit of Kii channel HVDC system 132
Thyristor protected series capacitor: design aspects 138
The Moyle HVDC Interconnector: project considerations, design and implementation 145
Autonomous loop power flow control for distribution system 150
Electrical stability of large, offshore wind farms 156
HVDC transmission for large offshore wind farms 162
Real-time implementation of a HVDC-VSC model for application in a scaled-down wind energy conversion system (WECS) 169
A generalised current injection approach for modelling of FACTS in power system dynamic simulation 175
A novel control strategy for TCSC to damp subsynchronous oscillations 181
Analytical investigation of large-scale use of static VAR compensation to aid damping of inter-area oscillations 187
Study on SSR characteristics of power systems with static VAR compensator 193
Auas SVC, performance verification by RTDS and field tests 199
Operational experience of HVDC light 205
SwePol HVDC link 211
Commissioning of the Kii-channel HVDC link - application of new HVDC technology and operating experience 214
Dynamic performance of the eagle pass back-to-back HVDC light tie 220
Control refurbishment principles applied to FACTS controllers 226
Commissioning of a 225MVar SVC incorporating a [plus or minus] 75Mvar STATCOM at NGC's 400kV East Claydon Substation 232
Aspects of series controlled flexible AC transmission system planning and operation 238
Transient stability augmentation by programmed power angle relationship using unified power flow controller 244
Optimal power flow control by converter based FACTS controllers 250
Non-intrusive control system architecture for AC power transmission 256
Control strategy for unsymmetrical operation of HVDC-VSC based on the improved instantaneous reactive power theory 262
Sequential decentralised control of FACTS devices in large power systems 268
The specification, design and protection of phase shifting transformers for the enhanced interconnection between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland 274
New switching technologies in medium-voltage systems - application and requirements 282
Design of a combined converter-switch for converting existing AC transmission into HVDC (and back) 288
Power system applications for the chain-cell converter 292
Topologies for VSC transmission 298
Modelling of the dynamic characteristics of the DC line for VSC transmission scheme 305
A case study on the alternative solutions for the load flow problem in a 50 KV cable grid 311
Analysis and identification of HVDC system faults using wavelet modulus maxima 315
Fast reliable unified power flow controller (UPFC) algorithm 321
Enhanced control system for a static synchronous series compensator with energy storage 327
Adaptive fuzzy sliding mode control of SVC and TCSC for improving the dynamic performance of power systems 333
A co-ordinated large-signal modulation strategy for multi-infeed HVDC systems 338
Development of a dynamic power system load model 344
Influence of FACTS on power system voltage stability 350
Interaction of the STATCOM and its associated transformer non-linearity: time domain modelling and analysis 355
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