Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Three Types of Power Lines in 10 kV Distribution Network
AbstractThere are three types of power lines in the 10 kV distribution network in China, i.e., copper power cables, overhead power conductors and aluminum alloy power cables. It is necessary to give a comprehensive evaluation to choose the type of power line in some delicate practical engineering. This paper presents a life cycle cost (LCC)-based analysis method for the three types of power lines. An LCC model of the power line in the 10 kV distribution network is established, which considers four parts: investment cost, operation and maintenance cost, failure cost and discard cost. A detailed calculation model for the four parts is presented, and to calculate the failure cost, the Monte Carlo algorithm is employed to simulate the values of expected energy not supplied (EENS). Two practical 10 kV power line projects in Fujian Province in China were analyzed based on the proposed LLC model and corresponding developed software, which has helped the power company select the appropriate power line successfully. View Full-Text
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Zhu, Z.; Lu, S.; Gao, B.; Yi, T.; Chen, B. Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Three Types of Power Lines in 10 kV Distribution Network. Inventions 2016, 1, 20.
Zhu Z, Lu S, Gao B, Yi T, Chen B. Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Three Types of Power Lines in 10 kV Distribution Network. Inventions. 2016; 1(4):20.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhu, Zhenyu; Lu, Siyao; Gao, Bingtuan; Yi, Tao; Chen, Bin. 2016. "Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Three Types of Power Lines in 10 kV Distribution Network." Inventions 1, no. 4: 20.
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