shunt reactor


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shunt reactor

[′shənt rē¦ak·tər]
(electricity)
A reactor that has a relatively high inductance and is wound on a magnetic core containing an air gap; used to neutralize the charging current of the line to which it is connected.
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[ClickPress, Tue Jul 02 2019] A shunt reactor is an electrical device mainly used to absorb reactive power in an electrical power grid system.
The shunt reactor was shifted from 500 kV Nokhar grid station District Gujranwala through heavy transport.
For the transformer and shunt reactor energization study, this paper uses a harmonic index which can calculate overvoltages for the worst case of switching time and remanent flux [6].
Controlled switching issues and the NGC's experiences of switching shunt capacitor banks and shunt reactors, 13-112, CIGRE, Paris
An official of the National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) informed that the repair and maintenance work of damaged shunt reactor was in process and electricity was restored through the bypass.