Compensation of Reactive Power in Grid- Connected Solar PV Array System Using STATCOM and Fixed Capacitor Bank

Compensation of Reactive Power in Grid- Connected Solar PV Array System Using STATCOM and Fixed Capacitor Bank

© 2021 by IJETT Journal
Volume-69 Issue-10
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : CH Venkata Ramesh, A Manjunatha
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I10P216

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CH Venkata Ramesh, A Manjunatha, "Compensation of Reactive Power in Grid- Connected Solar PV Array System Using STATCOM and Fixed Capacitor Bank," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 10, pp. 128-136, 2021. Crossref,

In this article, we propose reactive compensation for the PV integrated grid system using a STATCOM and a fixed capacitor bank. This paper presents a design calculation for a PV integrated grid system with a fixed capacitor and STATCOM. The proposed system is simulated and tested using the MATLAB Simulink software package. The suggested system has been evaluated under a variety of operating circumstances, including changing solar PV array irradiance and changing reactive load power. Detailed simulation and comparisons between the fixed capacitor and STATCOM represented.

Solar PV system, Grid integration, Fixed capacitor, STATCOM, Reactive power compensation.

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