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FACTS – Flexible AC Transmission Systems

The acronym FACTS stands for “flexible AC transmission systems.”These systems add some of the virtues of DC, i.e., phase independence and fast controllability, to AC transmission by means of electronic… Read more

Jun 21, 2012 | Edvard

FACTS - Flexible AC Transmission Systems (SIEMENS)

Reducing Distribution Line Losses

One of the main benefits of applying capacitors is that they can reduce distribution line losses. Losses come from current through the resistance of conductors. Some of that current transmits… Read more

Jun 19, 2012 | Edvard

Reducing Distribution Line Losses