Stability estimation of SVCs in distribution systems

Keiichi Shimizu*, Takamu Genji, Chikashi Nakazawa, Yosuke Nakanishi

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This paper discusses the stability and an interactive phenomenon of one SVC, two or more sets of SVC, an SVC and an SVR in distribution systems. In particular, we focus on the saddle-node bifurcation and Hopf bifurcation points. The two local bifurcation points show a boundary of a stable domain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalElectrical Engineering in Japan (English translation of Denki Gakkai Ronbunshi)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Aug 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Bifurcation
  • Distribution system
  • Static var compensator (SVC)
  • Step voltage regulator (SVR)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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