Taming the grid with power electronics


A STATCOM installation has a relatively small footprint, requiring an area of 250 ft by 250 ft (76 m by 76 m) for a 250-MVAR installation.
Test and Measurement

Advanced Voltage Control for the Grid

Dec. 6, 2021
Ameren Transmission uses STATCOM technology to ensure grid stability while moving away from fossil fuel energy centers to clean energy sources.
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LS Power Grid California Commissions Four STATCOMs for Substation Projects

Sept. 28, 2021
This voltage regulation will be key to ensuring the reliability of the power grid as renewable energy sources are brought online.
Mobile STATCOM preparing for first assignment at Yorktown.

Dominion Energy Develops Mobile STATCOM

June 3, 2020
The mobile STATCOM is an industry game-changer in maintaining grid support.
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U.K.'s National Grid Energizes First-of-its-Kind STATCOM Scheme

May 20, 2020
Project represents largest utility-grade STATCOM scheme in Europe, delivering a 975-MVAR power range.
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STATCOMs in Today’s Transmission Networks

Aug. 7, 2019
T&D World spoke with heads of transmission solutions, and operations and engineering about transmission network changes over the past few years.
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Digital Innovations

How STATCOM Can Solve Dynamic Grid Problems

Aug. 2, 2017
STATCOM systems allow grid operators to gain accurate control of reactive network power, maximize power transfer capability, reduce losses, and improve steady-state and dynamic...
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STATCOM, HVDC Light Featured at AWEA Windpower Event

June 27, 2017
ABB showcased a wide range of products, systems, service and software solutions for the wind industry last month at AWEA WINDPOWER 2017, including the ABB Abili
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AMSC Announces $8 Million in D-VAR System Orders

May 19, 2017
AMSC has announced four new D-VAR STATCOM system orders valued at approximately $8.0 million.
JEMA’s 10Mvar MMC STATCOM in Jordan.
Digital Innovations

NEPCO Approves 10Mvar STATCOM by Jema for Operation in Jordan

Oct. 26, 2016
Jordanian national electricity company NEPCO has accepted the STATCOM 10Mvar supplied by Jema to ensure compliance with the grid code of a 24-MW photovoltaic