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VARS 101

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VARS may be the most misunderstood concept in the utility industry but they pay a very important role in grid operations. Here is a link (  ) to my Pubic Utility Fortnightly Article explaining  VARS in non-technical terms and examining the problems they can cause on AC Systems 

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Matt Chester on Jan 16, 2020 5:33 pm GMT

Thanks for this really useful resource, Charles, that can break down the complex topic. When you use a beer analogy, you'll always guarantee I keep reading!

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Paul Dumais on Jan 20, 2020 4:31 pm GMT

Thank you for posting this article.  This non-engineer found it very helpful.  

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