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Maximizing electrical power supply using FACTS devices

Lehmann, Karsten; Bent, Russell; Pan, Feng;
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  • Published: 16 Jul 2015
Abstract
Modern society critically depends on the services electric power provides. Power systems rely on a network of power lines and transformers to deliver power from sources of power (generators) to the consumers (loads). However, when power lines fail (for example, through lightning or natural disasters) or when the system is heavily used, the network is often unable to fulfill all of the demand for power. While systems are vulnerable to these failures, increasingly, sophisticated control devices are being deployed to improve the efficiency of power systems. Such devices can also be used to improve the resiliency of power systems to failures. In this paper, we focus...
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free text keywords: Computer Science - Systems and Control
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