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Power System stability improvement with superconducting fault current limiter

Abstract : This paper presents a novel approach to determine the optimal location of a resistive superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) to improve the transient stability of an electric power grid (EPG). The presented method use the angular separation of the rotors of synchronous machines present in the power system to select the optimal location of SFCL. The selection of this optimal location is coordinated with the corresponding optimal resistive value to improve transient stability in case of short-circuit fault. To obtain a global study on the optimal placement of SFCL in case of fault, various types of short-circuits are considered. To evaluate the effectiveness of the proposed method, the IEEE benchmarked four-machine two-area test system is used to carry out several case studies.
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Gaëtan Didier, Charles-Henri Bonnard, Bruno Douine, Jean Lévêque. Power System stability improvement with superconducting fault current limiter. CISTEM 2014, International Conference on Electrical Sciences and Technologies, Nov 2014, Tunis, Tunisia. pp.365-370, ⟨10.1109/CISTEM.2014.7076971⟩. ⟨hal-01386583⟩



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