Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Siemens reactive power compensators stabilize grid in Rhine-Main area

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Commissioned by grid operator Amprion, Siemens has built two reactive power compensation systems for the Kriftel grid node:  a mechanically switched capacitor with damping network (MSCDN) and a power-electronic static synchronous compensator (STATCOM). The two systems are running stable since December in test operation.

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