Available Transfer Capability Enhancement by Generator Participation Factor

  • P. R. Rane
  • N. D. Ghawghawe
Conference paper


Restructuring has replaced the vertically integrated power system. Along with the benefits, deregulation has brought some technical challenges like congestion. Available transfer capability (ATC) is a measure of how much MW power can be transmitted further over the already committed use, without violating the security constraints. Fast and accurate calculation of ATC is necessary for power transaction. Generator Participation Factor (GPF) is a measure of change in generator power as a response to change in load demand. This paper focuses on calculation and enhancement of ATC using (GPF). Results have been obtained on IEEE 6 bus system and validated on power world simulator.


Restructuring Congestion Available transfer capability Power transfer distribution factor Generator participation factor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. R. Rane
    • 1
  • N. D. Ghawghawe
    • 2
  1. 1.A.P., Department of Electrical EngineeringP.R. Pote College of Engineering and ManagementAmravatiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringGovernment Engineering CollegeNagpurIndia

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