Establishing Contingency Analysis with FACTS Devices Using Power World Simulator

B MONISHA, K. Balamurugan


Contingency analysis is the protection of power system operation under the loss of one or more of the major power system components. It is widely used to predict the effect of outages of transmission lines and generators. To calculate the number of violation, contingency analysis is the most preferable choice. Power systems use contingency analysis to foretell the result of any component failure. Contingency analysis is an application that uses a simulated model of power system to judge the result and calculate any overload. The proposed method approaches the flexible AC transmission system (FACTS) device to reduce the power flow in heavily loaded line and also increase the system performance. In this work, FACTS devices were implemented in IEEE 6-bus and IEEE 14-bus system and it is simulated by using Power World Simulator Software.

Citation: MONISHA, B., and Balamurugan, K. (2018). Establishing Contingency Analysis with FACTS Devices Using Power World Simulator. Trends in Renewable Energy, 4, 114-131. DOI: 10.17737/tre.2018.4.3.0053


Contingency analysis; Flexible AC transmission system (FACTS); Single contingency; Multiple contingency; Line outage distribution factors (LODFs)

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