Severe Voltage Harmonics Distortion in Distribution System

ABSTRACT

This case study depicts a utility distribution system which was installed decades back to cater to the need of a village. The village grew up with industrialization and became a hub of textile industries. Within a radius of few kilometres, number of textile spinning mills came and started their operations. The entire residents of town is now either owning or working for spinning mill.

80-90% load at spinning mill is non linear that generates harmonics. Generation of harmonics through all spinning millscollectivelyis distorting voltage waveform and creates high voltage harmonic distortion in the utility distribution system.

If the entire grid’s voltage is distorted, then other loads, even if they are linear will be fed through a distorted voltage waveform that will have an impact on operation of such loads. Not only industrial consumers, but domestic consumers will also be affected through such heavy voltage distortion.

This case study also suggests solution that could be implemented for mitigating harmonics and reducing voltage harmonics along with current harmonics in the distribution system.

DOWNLOAD RESOURCES

CS48-UTILITY-2014-Severe-Voltage-Harmonics-Distortion-in-Distribution-System.pdf

Related POST

Are Developing Economies at Risk Due to Power Quality Issues and Challenges?

The importance of high power quality (PQ) electricity supply has never been greater than it stands t..

Read more

De-tuned Capacitor Bank – Economical Way to Mitigate Harmonics

With change in type of load used by electricity consumers in last one decade, generation of current ..

Read more

GIAN Course on "HVDC Transmission and FACT" at IIT Roorkee, 17-21 December, 2018

APQI NSN Partner IIT Roorkee announces GIAN Course titled "HVDC Transmission and FACT" scheduled on ..

Read more

Interactive workshop on PQ in ‘IT/ITeS/Data Centre’ and ‘Steel Industries’

Two half-day workshops on “Power Quality in IT/ITeS/Data Centers” and “Power Quality in Secondary St..

Read more

Power Quality Study in a Large Automobile Industry

Large corporates before setting a new plant in an industrial locality would like to be sure of power..

Read more

The Cost of Poor Power Quality

Power quality is important when market liberalization focuses on electricity price and regulators ar..

Read more

5th Webinar Reactive Power Compensation in Harmonics rich environment

28th July, 2015 (Tuesday) - Harmonics, one of the rising PQ issues, in utility and industrial n..

Read more

9th Webinar Uncovering Investment Analysis for Power Quality Solutions

22nd August, 2016 (Monday) - The economic analysis of any new or transformation project is the fu..

Read more
Drop us a message

You're in the right place! Just drop us a message. How can we help?

Or see contact page
There seems to be some problem with validating your request. Please try again.
Thank You! Your message has been delivered.