Maximizing Solar Power Output with PV-STATCOM for Reactive Power Compensation in ON-Grid Systems


  • Amol A. Suryawanshi, Ashwani Tapde


PV STATCOM, harmonics, nonlinear load, power quality, switching devices


As the demand for renewable energy sources increases, solar power has emerged as one of the most promising alternatives. However, solar power generation is inherently intermittent and fluctuates due to weather conditions and other factors. Additionally, the increasing penetration of solar power in on-grid systems poses challenges in terms of maintaining grid stability and ensuring power quality. This research article presents the concept of utilizing a Photovoltaic-Static Synchronous Compensator (PV-STATCOM) for reactive power compensation in on-grid systems to enhance solar power output. The proposed approach combines the benefits of photovoltaic systems and STATCOM technology to achieve improved power quality, grid voltage control, and reactive power management.


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Amol A. Suryawanshi. (2024). Maximizing Solar Power Output with PV-STATCOM for Reactive Power Compensation in ON-Grid Systems. International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications in Engineering, 12(21s), 3382 –. Retrieved from



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