A Real Distribution Network Voltage Regulation Incorporating Auto-Tap-Changer Pole Transformer Multiobjective Optimization
AbstractA number of studies realized operation of power systems are unstable in developing countries due to misconfiguration of distribution systems, limited power transfer capability, inconsistency of renewable resources integration, paucity of control and protection measures, timeworn technologies, and disproportionately topology. This study underlines an Afghanistan case study with 40% power losses that is mainly pertinent from old distribution systems. The long length of distribution systems, low-power transfer capability, insufficient control and protection strategy, peak-demand elimination, and unstable operation (low energy quality and excessive voltage deviations) are perceived pre-eminent challenges of Afghanistan distribution systems. Some attainable solutions that fit challenges are remodeling (network reduction), networks reinforcement, optimum compensation strategy, reconfiguration options, improving, and transfer capability. This paper attempts to propose a viable solution using multiobjective optimization method of auto-tap-changer pole transformer (ATCTr). The proposed methodology in terms of optimal numbers and placement of ATCTr can be known as a novel two-dimensional solution. For this purpose, a real case of Kabul City distribution system is evaluated. Simulation results indicate the effectiveness of the proposed method in reducing system losses and improving system overall performance. This approach tends to regulate the voltage deviation in a proper and statutory range with minimum number and optimum placement of ATCTrs. The proposed method is simulated using MATLAB® environment to compare and evaluate performance of the proposed network under different situations and scenarios. View Full-Text
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Danish, S.M.S.; Shigenobu, R.; Kinjo, M.; Mandal, P.; Krishna, N.; Hemeida, A.M.; Senjyu, T. A Real Distribution Network Voltage Regulation Incorporating Auto-Tap-Changer Pole Transformer Multiobjective Optimization. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 2813.
Danish SMS, Shigenobu R, Kinjo M, Mandal P, Krishna N, Hemeida AM, Senjyu T. A Real Distribution Network Voltage Regulation Incorporating Auto-Tap-Changer Pole Transformer Multiobjective Optimization. Applied Sciences. 2019; 9(14):2813.Chicago/Turabian Style
Danish, Sayed M.S.; Shigenobu, Ryuto; Kinjo, Mitsunaga; Mandal, Paras; Krishna, Narayanan; Hemeida, Ashraf M.; Senjyu, Tomonobu. 2019. "A Real Distribution Network Voltage Regulation Incorporating Auto-Tap-Changer Pole Transformer Multiobjective Optimization." Appl. Sci. 9, no. 14: 2813.
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