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|A substation only used for reactive power compensation of a power line or underground cable. It usually does not comprise transformers but switchgear can be used for compensation devices disconnection.|
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A compensation substation is a type of substation used only for compensation of reactive power of a power line or underground cable. It usually does not comprise transformers or switchgear except possibly switches for disconnecting the compensation components such as reactors or series capacitors.
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- , British Columbia, Canada. A compensation substation on a large, 6-circuit 500kV line.