Installing Medium-Voltage capacitor banks is the ideal solution for managing your transmission system, as it allows capacitors to be connected and disconnected, depending on the load status of the network. Connecting fixed capacitors could lead to over-correction, resulting in overvoltages during off-peak hours. However, correction by connecting different steps (capacitors) allows making adjustments based on the instantaneous power in the network, avoiding over-correcting and optimising the available resources.
Another key aspect to take into account is the loss of capacity of the transport lines from the substation to distribution system due to consumption generated by inductive loads, which makes it impossible to take advantage of all the active energy generated. Capacitor banks can be installed at the outlet of the substation to bring the power factor to unity, making the value of the active energy approach that of the apparent energy, avoiding energy losses in the transmission system, and increasing the efficiency of an installation.