static reactive compensator

static reactive compensator

[′stad·ik rē¦ak·tiv ‚käm·pən′sād·ər]
(electricity)
A thyristor-controlled generator of reactive power that is used to compensate for reactive power in an electric power system in order to limit voltage variations. Also known as static var compensator.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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