# What do we mean by constant power loads, and why is the effect of it destabilizing?

Constant power loads are generally converter interface loads and they have negative impedance effects.

Constant power loads are generally converter interface loads and they have negative impedance effects.

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Siddharth Pratap· University of Texas at AustinSomesh Bhattacharya· Indian Institute of Technology DelhiMehdi Hedayatpour· University of Yazdthey have a drawback as tightly regulated power electronic converters

tend to show negative impedance characteristics because of their characteristics similar to a constant power load and they leat to instability of power systems.

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