Application of Superconducting Fault Current Limiter in Power Grid - Survey


  • Vipul Sharma M.Tech. Scholar, NRI Institute of Research & Technology, Bhopal, M.P, India
  • Mrs. Madhu Upadhyay Head of Department NRI Institute of Research & Technology Bhopal, India



SFCL, AI techniques, FACTS, Circuit breaker


Introduction of Distributed Energy Sources (DES) is the highest change happening to the distribution network. This paper describes different types of current limiting methods which reduce the magnitude of the fault current. The interconnected distributed energy sources to the conventional grid improves the power generation capacity of the power system but also increases the magnitude of fault current which cannot tolerate by the short-circuit ratings of the circuit breaker, relays, isolator etc. This paper reviews on the innovative electric equipment i.e. Superconducting Fault Current Limiter (SFCL), which reduces fault current magnitude in first cycle of fault current. Keywords: Distributed Energy Sources, Fault current, Superconducting Fault Current Limiter (SFCL), Protection Equipment.


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Sharma, V., & Upadhyay, M. M. (2020). Application of Superconducting Fault Current Limiter in Power Grid - Survey. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJOSCIENCE, 6(1), 1–4.