FACTS and HVDC

Authored by: Neil Kirby , Johan Enslin , Stuart Borlase , Neil Kirby , Paul Marken , Jiuping Pan , Dietmar Retzmann

Smart Grids

Print publication date:  December  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781498799553
eBook ISBN: 9781351228480
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781351228480-18

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Abstract

The development of electric power supply began more than 100 years ago. Residential areas and neighboring establishments were at first supplied with DC via short lines. At the end of the nineteenth century, AC transmission was introduced, using higher voltages to transmit power from remote power stations to the consumers.

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