Substation Reactors are Equipment Container within Substations. They normally include at least one piece of equipment associated with a Reactor.

Substation Reactors can be created, modified and deleted from the 'Reactors' window.
To manage a Substation Reactor, 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 Reactor to be created and inserted immediately prior to the currently selected item.

Substation Context Menu - Insert

Or, you can create a new Substation Reactor by utilizing the 'New' context menu item on the Substation in which you wish to add the Substation Reactor. Using the 'New' menu item will cause a new Substation Reactor 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 Reactor will bring up the Substation Reactor properties window. Note: Data entry fields for which you are required to supply information have a non-white background color.

Substation Reactor - New

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

Substation Reactor - Edit

Below is a table listing the properties associated with a Substation Reactor 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 Reactor. 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 Reactor. 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 Reactor. No