Simultaneous optimal placement and sizing of DSTATCOM and parallel capacitors in distribution networks using multi-objective PSO
Zeinalzadeh, A, Estebsari, A and Bahmanyar, A (2019). Simultaneous optimal placement and sizing of DSTATCOM and parallel capacitors in distribution networks using multi-objective PSO. 2019 IEEE Milan PowerTech. 23 - 27 Jun 2019 IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/PTC.2019.8810577
|Authors||Zeinalzadeh, A, Estebsari, A and Bahmanyar, A|
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The increase in electricity demands has increased the dimension and loading of today radial distribution feeders, which in turn would result in more losses and voltage drops. Such issues together with the demand for higher power quality has raised a need for modern power system management techniques such as using power electronic devices. Among, DSTATCOM is introduced as an effective solution for reactive power control in power distribution level. To make a better use of DSTATCOM in improving the network power quality, it should be sized and placed in accordance with parallel capacitors. A multi-objective optimization method is proposed in this paper to find the optimal location and size of DSTATCOM and parallel capacitors simultaneously. The cost of power losses, voltage profile and voltage stability are selected as objectives to be improved. The obtained results on the IEEE 33-node test system indicate that the proposed method satisfies the defined objectives and considerably improves the network operational characteristics.
|Journal||2019 IEEE Milan PowerTech, PowerTech 2019|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.1109/PTC.2019.8810577|
|Accepted author manuscript|
File Access Level
|01 Jun 2019|
|Publication process dates|
|Accepted||23 May 2019|
|Deposited||13 May 2020|
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