Shunt Reactor Switching Characteristics and Maintenance Planning in 161 kV System

High Voltage Re-search Lab of Taipower Research Institute, Taiwan Power Company, Taiwan, China
Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications 01/2009; 1(04):214-219. DOI: 10.4236/jemaa.2009.14032

ABSTRACT The high frequency transient recovery voltage caused by usually switching operation of the circuit breakers, used on shunt reactor switching, have become a noticeable problem recently. For extension the service life time and normal operation of the circuit breakers, a well modified maintenance strategy is proposed. The field testing and experimental measurement showed the maintenance strategy proposed had been proved effectively and adopted in Taiwan Power Company.

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