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# PEV Charging Coordination in Constrained Distribution Networks

## Abstract

It studies in this chapter the charging coordination of PEVs in distribution networks with capacity-constrained feeder lines. It is usually challenging to design an effective decentralized method to implement the optimal solution for the formulated constrained optimization problems due to the coupling relationship of charging behaviors on the constrained distribution network system. Alternatively, in this chapter, in order to avoid possible overloading on the feeder lines, it proposes a gradient-projection based decentralized method such that the step size is properly adjusted. It is shown that by applying the proposed method, the system converges and the implemented solution satisfies the capacity constraints of feeder lines. Simulation results verify that the proposed method can efficiently avoid possible overloading on the feeder lines in different distribution networks.

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