Ferranti Effect in Transmission Line

What is Ferranti Effect?

Conditions Leading to Ferranti Effect

  • Line capacitance and charging current associated with it
  • Loading present at the receiving end
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Where Does Ferranti Effect Occur?

Advantages & Disadvantages of Ferranti Effect


  • As discussed above, the charging current is leading in nature while the load current is lagging in nature. As both are opposite to each other, they would cancel each other’s effect, this would decrease the resultant current magnitude.
  • As stated above, the load current is also low.


Rectification of Ferranti Effect

  1. Shunt Reactor

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