Substation Capacitor Banks are Equipment Container within Substations. They normally include at least one piece of equipment associated with a Capacitor Bank.

Substation Capacitor Banks can be created, modified and deleted from the 'Capacitor Banks' window.
To manage a Substation Capacitor Bank, use the 'Insert' or 'Edit' context menu item accessible via clicking the right mouse button on an item within the treeview of Line Sections and Substations within the Application's main window. Using the 'Insert' menu item will cause a new Substation Capacitor Bank to be created and inserted immediately prior to the currently selected item.

Substation Context Menu - Insert

Or, you can create a new Substation Capacitor Bank by utilizing the 'New' context menu item on the Substation in which you wish to add the Substation Capacitor Bank. Using the 'New' menu item will cause a new Substation Capacitor Bank to be created and appended to the end of the current list of known elements within the corresponding Substation.

Substation Context Menu - New

Creating a new Substation Capacitor Bank will bring up the Substation Capacitor Bank properties window. Note: Data entry fields for which you are required to supply information have a non-white background color.

Substation Capacitor Bank - New

Editing a Substation Capacitor Bank will bring up the Substation Capacitor Bank properties window filled in with its current values.

Substation Capacitor Bank - Edit

Below is a table listing the properties associated with a Substation Capacitor Bank along with their usage:

Field name Usage Required
Code Used in place of the 'Name' field for reporting purposes due to its abbreviated length. Yes
Name The name to assign to this Capacitor Bank. Yes
Calculation Method The method used during thermal ratings calculations to aid in the determination of ambient temperature and wind speed values. Yes
Voltage The Line Section voltage characteristic of this Capacitor Bank. Yes
Additional fields Used to populate ISO reports. These values are not included in any of the thermal ratings calculations. No
Notes Any notes or comments you would like to associate with the Capacitor Bank. No