System Maintenance:
There may be intermittent impact on performance while updates are in progress. We apologize for the inconvenience.
By Topic

Dynamic voltage control by remote voltage regulation for pumped storage plants

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Dehdashti, A.S. ; Pacific Gas & Electr. Co., San Francisco, CA, USA ; Luini, J.F. ; Peng, Z.

The authors present a novel application in dynamic voltage control based on an older method of voltage regulation. The resulting method is suitable for adoption in multiunit pumped storage plants. Inherent operation characteristics of pumped storage plants in the pumping mode can create visible load rejection overvoltages on the transmission and the nearby distribution networks and cause customer complaints. In the proposed method, the online units' excitation system impedance compensators are utilized to reduce the magnitude of these overvoltages. The authors present the theoretical background of the method, computer simulation results, and field-test results from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Helms Pumped Storage Plant.<>

Published in:

Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:3 ,  Issue: 3 )