Stability Enhancement in HVDC System with STATCOM

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This paper deals with the stability problem at the inverter end of a HVDC link with STATCOM (Static Compensator), when connected to a weak AC system which has the stability enhancement for power instability and commutation failures. The HVDC stability problem is tackled with a STATCOM which not only provides a rapid recovery from power, harmonic stability and commutation failures but also offers a lower cost filter design for the HVDC system. PSCAD/EMTDC simulations are presented to demonstrate the robust performance and to validate the proposed topology.

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S. Lee, C. Kim, J. Kim and E. Sim, "Stability Enhancement in HVDC System with STATCOM," Engineering, Vol. 3 No. 11, 2011, pp. 1072-1081. doi: 10.4236/eng.2011.311133.

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