Hydro Power Plant

Hydro Power Plant

Hydropower plants are renewable sources of generation of electricity. In a hydro power plant, falling water used to drive a turbine which converts the kinetic energy into mechanical energy. In…

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Interconnected Power System_ Advantages, Disadvantages, and Problems

Interconnected Power System: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Problems

The power system network is an interconnected network. It means all generators are connected with the grid. Therefore, if one generator is overloaded the load can be transferred on other…

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Blackout

Blackout: Reasons, Causes, and Sequence

Blackout Blackout known as cascade tripping. It is nothing but a power outage means the loss of the electrical power supply. This loss of power can apply to a part…

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Static VAR Compensator (SVC)

Static VAR Compensator (SVC)

The static VAR compensator also known as SVC. The static VAR compensator is a shunt compensator FACTS device. The SVC is a generator or absorber which used to exchange the…

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Electrical Insulator Material and Configuration

Electrical Insulator Material and Configuration

Electrical Insulator Material In an overhead transmission line, the conductors are bare and don’t have insulated coating over it. The insulator used to maintain safety and the necessary clearance between…

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What are the Essential Qualities of Protective Relay?

What are the Essential Qualities of Protective Relay?

In interconnected Power System network , a good protection scheme is necessary for reliable operation. So, which qualities needed for good protective relay? A protective relaying scheme should have certain…

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Protective Zones of Power System

Protective Zones of Power System

The circuit breakers used to disconnect any element of the system for repairing work, usual operation and maintenance requirements and also under abnormal conditions like short circuits. Protective Zones established…

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Causes, Nature and Effect of Faults in Power System

Causes, Nature and Effect of Faults in Power System

A fault occurs due to the failure of the insulation of a conductor at one or more point or a conducting object comes in contact with the live part of…

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STATCOM

STATCOM | Static Synchronous Compensator

STATCOM is an acronym as a Static Synchronous Compensator. It is a shunt-connected compensation device. The STATCOM installed to support the Power System network that has poor Power Factor and…

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Types of Power and Power Factor

In the power system, three quantities are most important; Voltage Current Frequency Power quality is an important concern in the power system because it affects the voltage, current, and frequency….

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