Procurement and Functional Specifications for FACTS Controllers

  • Ben MehrabanEmail author
  • Hubert Bilodeau
  • Bruno Bisewski
  • Thomas Magg
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This chapter describes the procurement and technical specifications for FACTS controllers. It includes discussion of types of contracts/commercial conditions, functional specifications specifying environmental data, AC network data, functional performance requirements, specific equipment requirements, studies to be performed during contract, and the evaluation of offers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Mehraban
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hubert Bilodeau
    • 2
  • Bruno Bisewski
    • 3
  • Thomas Magg
    • 4
  1. 1.American Electric PowerColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Hydro-QuébecMontrealCanada
  3. 3.RBJ Engineering CorporationWinnipegCanada
  4. 4.Serala Power ConsultingJohannesburgSouth Africa

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