Price: Early Bird $295 USD, Regular $395 USD; Student Early Bird $100 USD, Student Regular $150 USD
Lead Instructor: Jan Paramalingam, POWER Engineers Inc.
Instructors: Martin Cameron, Xcel Energy, Mikael Halonen, Hitachi Energy, David Langner, Siemens Energy, Joe Warner, POWER Engineers, Sergey Kynev, Siemens Energy, Dr. Sahar Pirooz Azad, University of Waterloo, Dr. Marco Lindner, TransnetBW, German TSO, Dr. Jef Beerten, KU Leuven, Dr. Rajiv K. Varma, University of Western Ontario
This tutorial presents approaches to planning and specification, technology principles with example installations, a comparative evaluation of performance, and an analysis of future trends expected to influence technology development and its place in the market. The technology includes synchronous condensers, static var compensators (SVC), static synchronous compensators (STATCOM), STATCOMs with energy storage, utilization of Solar PV systems as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM), and VSC HVDC.