Flexible AC Transmission Equipment

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Dublin, Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5sz7gk/flexible_ac) has announced the addition of the "Flexible AC Transmission Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Flexibe AC Transmission Equipment in US$ Millions. The Global market is analyzed by the following Compensation Types: Variable Compensation, and Fixed Compensation. The North American market (comprising United States and Canada) is further analyzed by the following Segments: Variable Compensation Equipment - Variable Series Compensation (Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor (TCSC), & Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC)), Variable Shunt Compensation (Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM), Static Var Compensator (SVC), & Synchronous Condenser (SC)), Variable Power Flow Controllers (Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC), Unified Power Quality Controller (UPQC), & Phase Shifting Transformer (PST)); and Fixed Compensation Equipment - Fixed Shunt Capacitors, Fixed Shunt Reactors, & Fixed Shunt Reactors. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018.

The report profiles 14 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • ABB Ltd.
  • ABB SpA (Italy)
  • Alstom
  • American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) (USA)
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (India)
  • DNV Kema (The Netherlands)
  • Eaton Corporation (USA)
  • GE Energy (USA)
  • Harbin Jiuzhou Electrical Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Howin-Golden (Beijing) Science & Technology Development Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (USA)
  • S&C Electric Company (USA)
  • Schneider Electric (USA)
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Siemens Energy (Germany)
  • Trench Austria GmbH (Austria)
  • Trench Ltd. (Canada)
  • Xi'an XD Transformer Co., Ltd. (China)

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Variable Compensation I-3
  • Fixed Compensation I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

  • Electricity - The Most Vital Component for World Economy II-1
  • FACTS Market: An Overview II-1
  • Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession In Retrospect II-2
  • Outlook II-3
  • Key Market Trends & Issues II-3
  • Power Market Trends II-3
  • Fixed Vs. Variable Compensation Equipment: Price Trends II-4
  • Shift towards Variable Shunt Compensation Equipment II-4
  • Growing Importance of Variable Compensation Technologies II-4
  • New Equipment - Foraying into the Market II-5
  • Increasing Awareness Boosts FACT Equipment Growth II-5
  • New Technologies to Play a Vital Role in Advanced High Voltage Transmission Technology Market II-6
  • Utility Companies to Invest in New Technologies II-6
  • Key Market Share Finding II-7

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-8

  • Flexible Alternating Current Transmission System II-8
  • FACTS Devices II-8
  • Based on Compensation Type II-8
  • Fixed Compensation II-8
  • Variable Compensation II-8
  • Based on Voltage Type II-9
  • High Voltage Devices II-9
  • Medium Voltage Devices II-9
  • Based on Connection Mode II-9
  • Static Volt-Ampere-Reactive Compensators (SVCs) II-9
  • Synchronous Compensators (STATCOMs) II-9
  • Series Capacitors II-10
  • Shunt Capacitors II-10
  • Shunt Reactors II-10
  • Thyristor Controlled Series Compensators (TCSCs) II-10
  • Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC) II-10
  • Unified Power Flow Controller (UPFC) II-10
  • Unified Power Quality Conditioner (UPQC) II-11
  • Methods to Connect FACTS with Power System II-11
  • Series Compensation II-11
  • Thyristor Switched Series Capacitor (TSSC) II-11
  • Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor (TCSC) II-11
  • Static Synchronous Series Compensator (SSSC) II-11
  • Other Series Compensation II-12
  • Shunt Compensation II-12
  • Shunt Capacitive Compensation II-12
  • Shunt Inductive Compensation II-12
  • Types of Shunt Compensation II-12
  • Mechanically Switched Capacitor II-12
  • Static VAR Compensator II-13
  • Thyristor Controlled Reactor II-13
  • Thyristor Switched Capacitor II-13
  • Static Synchronous Compensator II-13
  • Benefits of FACTS II-13
  • Optimized Transmission System Utilization II-14
  • Maximize Grid Capacity II-14
  • Maximized System Availability and Reliability II-14
  • Maximized Supply Quality II-14
  • Enhanced Grid Stability II-14
  • Minimized Impact on Environment II-14
  • Maximize Cost-Benefit Ratio II-14
  • FACTS Applications II-15
  • Steady State Applications II-15
  • FACTS Correcting Steady-State Issues II-15
  • Improve Load Margin II-16
  • Improve ATC Value II-16
  • Optimizing Power Flow II-16
  • Minimize Congestion II-16
  • Control Voltage and Reactive Power II-16
  • Transient and Post Transient State Applications II-16
  • FACTS Correcting Dynamic Issues II-17
  • Enhance Transient Stability II-17
  • Dynamic Control of Voltage for Contingencies II-17
  • Dampen Oscillation II-17
  • Eliminate Sub-Synchronous Resonance (SSR) II-17
  • STATCOMs and SVCs Applications II-17
  • Limitations of FACTS II-18
  • Generations of FACTS II-18
  • First Generation of FACTS (SVC) II-18
  • First Generation of FACTS (TCSC) II-19
  • Second Generation of FACTS (STATCOM) II-19
  • Third Generation of FACTS (UPFC) II-19
  • New Advancements in FACTS II-19
  • Cost Breakdown for FACTS II-19

3. PRODUCT LAUNCHES & DEVELOPMENTS II-21

  • Eaton to Launch 480/277V Rack PDUs II-21
  • Eaton Unveils New Edition of SC200 Telecom System Controller II-21
  • S&C Expands IntelliRupter PulseCloser Range II-22
  • Eaton Introduces PM3 Power Monitoring and Metering Module II-22
  • AMSC Unveils Amperium™ Wire II-22
  • S&C Introduces IntelliRupter PulseCloser with Enhanced Functionalities II-23
  • ABB Unleashes SVC Light® with Energy Storage II-23
  • ABB Rolls Out Three-phase Shunt Reactor II-23
  • Siemens Energy Launches Reactive Power Compensation System II-23

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-24

  • Areva T&D India and Power Grid Ink MoU II-24
  • KEPCO, American Superconductor and LS Cable & System Jointly Energize Superconductor Cable II-24
  • Chinese Substation Utilizes HTS Wire of American Superconductor Corporation II-24
  • American Superconductor Bags Order from China Southern Power Grid II-25
  • ABB Commissions UHVDC in China II-25
  • Alstom Completes Take Over of AREVA Transmission and Distribution Business II-25
  • KEMA Inks Pact for Electric Transmission Systems II-25
  • ABB Bags Power Contract from Rio Tinto II-26
  • ABB Wins SVC Order from Hydro One Network II-26
  • ABB Receives Order for SVC Light*C from Transelec II-26
  • Siemens Bags Contract from Transpower New Zealand II-26
  • Siemens Bags Contract for Inter-Island HVDC Pole 3 Project II-26
  • ABB Wins $16 Million Contract from Persian Gulf Steel Making Facility II-27

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-28

  • ABB Ltd. (Switzerland) II-28
  • American Superconductor (US) II-28
  • Alstom SA (France) II-28
  • Eaton Corporation (US) II-29
  • GE Energy (US) II-29
  • Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (US) II-29
  • S&C Electric Company (US) II-29
  • Siemens AG (Germany) II-30
  • Trench Group (US) II-30

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-31



III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. JAPAN

4. EUROPE

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

6. MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA

7. LATIN AMERICA

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 14 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 27)

  • The United States (7)
  • Canada (2)
  • Europe (11)
  • - France (1)
  • - Germany (2)
  • - The United Kingdom (1)
  • - Italy (1)
  • - Rest of Europe (6)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (7)

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