Optimal location and parametric settings of FACTS devices based on JAYA blended moth flame optimization for transmission loss minimization in power systems

  • Stita Pragnya DashEmail author
  • K. R. Subhashini
  • J. K. Satapathy
Technical Paper


This paper presents a novel hybrid algorithm that includes the superior properties of strong algorithms which have been developed in recent past. The study involves minimization of transmission loss in IEEE networks through the efficient placement of flexible alternating current transmission system (FACTS) devices. In this work two types of devices namely thyristor controlled series compensator (TCSC) and static VAR compensator (SVC) are used in IEEE 14 bus and IEEE 30 bus systems. The main objective of active power loss reduction is achieved through the minimization of installation cost of these devices which is considered as the fitness function for the optimization algorithms. In this paper Moth flame optimization (MFO) in its natural form as well as in hybrid form called JAYA blended MFO (JMFO) is applied for the study. The results obtained are compared with existing technique like particle swarm optimization (PSO).



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of TechnologyRourkelaIndia

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