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Performance Enhancement of Distribution Network by Optimal Placement of Multiple Capacitors Using FKBC

  • Rudresh B. Magadum
  • D. B. Kulkarni
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1119)

Abstract

The outdated existing electrical infrastructure and shortage in power generation causes complex operation and poor performance of electrical distribution networks. This results in low voltage profile, huge T&D losses, load shedding, and poor power quality of supply. To address these problems several researchers are working across the globe. The many techniques, algorithms, devices, online analysis of power system softwares are introduced to overcome these issues by taking quick corrective measures. In this paper, enhancement of voltage values and minimization of total power loss are taken as key objectives. The placement of multiple capacitors is used for compensation of required reactive power using fuzzy knowledge-based controllers. The proposed methodology is tested on IEEE-15 bus and IEEE-33 bus radial networks. The obtained results are satisfactory in improving the overall enhancement of the voltage profile.

Keywords

Capacitor placement Distribution network Energy loss Voltage profile Fuzzy knowledge-based controller Radial distribution networks 

Nomenclature

CPI

Capacitor Placement Index

FKBC

Fuzzy Knowledge based Controller

B

Best

Be

Better

P

Poor

G

Good

VB

Very Best

RDS

Radial distribution Network

Ik

Current flowing in kth line

Rk

Resistance of the kth line

EMTP

Electro Magnetic Transient Programming

BAV

Below average

AV

Average

AAV

Above average

PLoss

Power loss

Pnew

Power loss after capacitor connection

Pold

Base case power loss

p.u.

Per unit system

FIS

Fuzzy Interface System

N

Total number of transmission lines

RES

Renewable Energy Sources

LFA

Load Flow Analysis

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudresh B. Magadum
    • 1
  • D. B. Kulkarni
    • 1
  1. 1.Electrical and Electronics Engineering DepartmentKLS Gogte Institute of TechnologyBelagaviIndia

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