AER approves ElectraNet to strengthen grid stability

THE Australian Energy Regulator has given the all clear for transmission company ElectraNet to install synchronous condensers at substations in Davenport and Robertstown in South Australia by the end of next year in order to improve stability in the state’s grid.

AER approves ElectraNet to strengthen grid stability AER approves ElectraNet to strengthen grid stability AER approves ElectraNet to strengthen grid stability AER approves ElectraNet to strengthen grid stability AER approves ElectraNet to strengthen grid stability

Synchronous condensers to be installed at two substations by 2020

 
Synchronous condensers are large machines that work in a similar way to large electric motors and generators; spinning freely and managing changes in system strength, inertia and voltage