synchronous condensers

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synchronous condensers

Postby Tracker » Tue May 22, 2018 5:58 pm

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Are they pulling our legs..
SA is installing three synchronous condensers to help smooth demand..

Anyone aware of the practicality of this ..
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Re: synchronous condensers

Postby Gordon-Loomberah » Tue May 22, 2018 9:51 pm

I think it is for short term frequency support, rather than smoothing demand, which they are not suited for. Also less expensive than gas, and non polluting.
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