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Voltage compensation and power factor correction in distribution networks with DVR

Salgado-Herrera, N.M. and Medina-Rios, A. and Tapia-Sánchez, R. and Anaya-Lara, O. and Rodríguez-Rodríguez, J.R. (2015) Voltage compensation and power factor correction in distribution networks with DVR. In: IEEE international electric machines and drives 2015, 2015-05-10 - 2015-05-13.

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Abstract

The stability analysis and voltage regulation in distribution systems, as well as power quality problems such as voltage sags, swells, due to connection and disconnection of large loads, short circuits and the presence of non-linear loads, require of the consideration of adequate technical solutions. In this paper, a Dynamic Voltage Restorer ( DVR ) model based on a power converter scheme for voltage compensation due to the presence of sags of amplitude since 0.1pu to 0.9pu and swells with amplitude from 1.1pu to 1.9pu, and power factor correction in distribution networks is proposed. The results are verified through MATLAB & Simulink.