Smarter Distribution

March 2015
Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;3/4/2015, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses smarter distribution options for power utility firms to overcome the limitation of the capacity of distribution feeders as defined by national or local grid codes and current practices of distribution system operators. Topics discussed include the options of changing the topology of the grid, voltage regulations and reactive power compensation, power control of distributed generators and adaptation of protection schemes as well as the German Renewable Energy Act of 2012.


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