Smart Wires Inc.

First Modular Static Synchronous Series Compensation Installation in Latin America-From Planning to Operation

This paper shows the planning process to eliminate the overloads found in the Valle de Aburrá region expansion plan in Medellín, Colombia, the planning process, and the successful results of the pilot project of the firstD-FACTS installation in Latin America. In this project, it was possible to verify the operational reliability, performance, flexibility, and potential of D-FACTS on existing infrastructure.


Mario Patino, Alejandro Duque, Giovanni Marin, Jhonier Calderon