Synchronous Condenser Project Completed June 2016

With increasing numbers of renewable energy sources being added to the grid, and the continued retiring of Coal fired generation, the need for additional Volt-Ampre-Reactive (VAR) power to stabilize frequency and boost voltage is being encountered more frequently.

Synchronous Condensers are the preferred method to provide VAR support, particularly when significant inertia is required to ‘ride through’ a grid disturbance.

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