Appropriate Placement of Fault Current Limiting Reactors in Different HV Substation Arrangements

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Abstract

Short circuit currents of power systems are growing with an increasing rate, due to the fast development of generation and transmission systems. Current Limiting Reactor is one of the effective short circuit current limiting devices. This technique is known to be more practical than other available approaches. In this paper, proper application of CLR to HV substations is proposed, based on a comprehensive short circuit analysis of 4 well-known substation bus bar arrangements. Eventually, appropriate place and number of CLRs is recommended for each bus bar arrangement.

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H. Seyedi and B. Tabei, "Appropriate Placement of Fault Current Limiting Reactors in Different HV Substation Arrangements," Circuits and Systems, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2012, pp. 252-262. doi: 10.4236/cs.2012.33035.

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