Smart Inverter PV-STATCOM for Effective Application of Solar Photovoltaic Technology

International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
© 2020 by SSRG - IJEEE Journal
Volume 7 Issue 7
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Swarupa Thenge, Dr. R.G Shriwastava
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Swarupa Thenge, Dr. R.G Shriwastava, "Smart Inverter PV-STATCOM for Effective Application of Solar Photovoltaic Technology," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 7,  no. 7, pp. 41-46, 2020. Crossref,


The incorporation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems into electrical grids has extraordinarily increased in the recent years, mainly due to the
attractive installation cost, driven policies and the relevance of the environmental issues in some countries.
This paper presents an innovative smart PV inverter control as STATCOM, named PV-STATCOM, for controlling the steady state overvoltage and more
importantly, mitigation of Temporary over-voltages. The system will consider a single equivalent inverter for an entire PV solar farm to demonstrate a new control concept, whereas an actual solar farm may have multiple inverters involving plant controls and communication delays.


Solar PV, VAR Compensation, STATCOM, System faults


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