Western Power Distribution, Western Power Distribution South West, Western Power Distribution South Wales, Western Power Distribution East Midlands and Western Power Distribution West Midlands
WPD Future Networks Team (01332 827446)
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The objective is to determine the effectiveness of D-SVCs controlled by the D-VQC, along with an advanced tap changer relay, to control voltage on an 11kV rural network. In this phase, 3 D-SVCs will be connected across the 11kV network of a single primary substation; 2 D-SVCs on the same feeder where there are multiple generators, the 3rd on another feeder adjacent to a larger generator. This will test the ability of the D-VQC to optimise two D-SVCs in close proximity while using all three along with the tap changer relay to keep the voltage as stable across the network.
- Optimise multiple networked D-SVCs on the distribution network
- Identify the appropriate impedance transformer and establish its sensitivity to the voltage control- Develop a communication system for rural 11kV networks
- Implement a pole top sensor that measures real power, reactive power and voltage
- Integrate control and data from the D-VQC and D-SVC systems into ENMAC/PowerOn Fusion
- Develop a tap changer relay scheme that integrates with the D-VQC