Exploring the Enhanced Performance of a Static Synchronous Compensator with a Super-Capacitor in Power Networks


  • P. Vaidya Department of Electrical Engineering, GH Raisoni College of Engineering, India
  • V. K. Chandrakar Department of Electrical Engineering, GH Raisoni College of Engineering, India
Volume: 12 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 9703-9708 | December 2022 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.5317


The use of a super-capacitor as a storage device integrated with a Voltage source converter-based shunt-connected Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM) is proposed for improving the STATCOM performance during sudden large disturbances in a power network. The super-capacitor was applied across the STATCOM capacitor during the disturbance condition. MATLAB simulations were carried out for the verification of a secondary function of the STATCOM like oscillation damping, transient stability improvement, and security of the power network with the storage device. The validation of the proposed super-capacitor was carried out in MATLAB.


STATCOM, storage device, super-capacitor, transient stability, security


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P. Vaidya and V. K. Chandrakar, “Exploring the Enhanced Performance of a Static Synchronous Compensator with a Super-Capacitor in Power Networks”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 9703–9708, Dec. 2022.


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