[time-nuts] Line Frequency standard change - Possible ?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Feb 11 17:05:16 EST 2017

In message <344e0d5f-e79f-fcfa-eba5-4cf50e0476cb at comcast.net>, Peter Reilley writes:

>If a solar farm also included a battery bank then they would be able to supply
>VAs along with Watts just like a conventional generator.

The large MW size solar farms can already do that but with capacitors rather
than batteries.

I belive Germany has started to change regulations so future solar farms will
have to offer both VA and W to the grid, but I don't know the exact details.

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