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New Hybrid Static VAR Compensator with Series Active Filter

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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yamaguchi University, 2-16-1 Tokiwadai, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8611, Japan
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The Chugoku Electric Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, 4-4-32 Minamiku Osu, Hiroshima 732-8564, Japan
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Energies 2017, 10(10), 1617; https://doi.org/10.3390/en10101617
Received: 7 August 2017 / Revised: 28 September 2017 / Accepted: 10 October 2017 / Published: 16 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Power Electronics and Power Quality)
This paper proposes a new hybrid static VAR compensator (SVC) with a series active filter (AF). The proposed hybrid SVC consists of a series AF and SVC. The series AF, which is connected in series to phase-leading capacitors in the SVC, performs for a resistor for source-side harmonic currents. A sinusoidal source current with a unity power factor is obtained with the series AF, although the thyristor-controlled reactor generates harmonic currents. A digital computer simulation was implemented to confirm the validity and high practicability of the proposed hybrid SVC using PSIM software. The simulation results demonstrate that sinusoidal source currents with a unity power factor are achieved with the proposed hybrid SVC. View Full-Text
Keywords: static var compensator; series active filter; thyristor-controlled reactor; phase-leading capacitor; hybrid static var compensator; static synchronous compensator; hybrid active filter static var compensator; series active filter; thyristor-controlled reactor; phase-leading capacitor; hybrid static var compensator; static synchronous compensator; hybrid active filter
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Tokiwa, A.; Yamada, H.; Tanaka, T.; Watanabe, M.; Shirai, M.; Teranishi, Y. New Hybrid Static VAR Compensator with Series Active Filter. Energies 2017, 10, 1617. https://doi.org/10.3390/en10101617

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Tokiwa A, Yamada H, Tanaka T, Watanabe M, Shirai M, Teranishi Y. New Hybrid Static VAR Compensator with Series Active Filter. Energies. 2017; 10(10):1617. https://doi.org/10.3390/en10101617

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Tokiwa, Ayumu; Yamada, Hiroaki; Tanaka, Toshihiko; Watanabe, Makoto; Shirai, Masanao; Teranishi, Yuji. 2017. "New Hybrid Static VAR Compensator with Series Active Filter" Energies 10, no. 10: 1617. https://doi.org/10.3390/en10101617

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